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Capitals’ Backstrom: “It’s Important For Me To Stay In Washington. It Has Become Me And My Family’s Home For The Last Thirteen Years.”

Photo: WaPo On Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals re-signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46 million contract. Backstrom told Aftonbladet, a Swedish newspaper, how much this new deal means to him and his future in Washington.

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Nicklas Backstrom: “I Still Feel Young”

At the ripe ol’ age of 32, Nicklas Backstrom finally considers himself a veteran, well “a little bit”. He’s in the middle of his 13th NHL season, just played in his 900 career NHL game, a Stanley Cup champion, but … Continue reading

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William Nylander and Nicklas Backstrom: The Latest Addition To The “Bromance”

I’m not even gonna try to hide it. I can’t get enough of these two, on the ice, as well as off the ice. This is probably most evident by the #NylanderToWashington hashtag I’ve been half-jokingly championing on twitter for … Continue reading

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Axel Jonsson Fjällby Looks Back On A Roller Coaster Year, And The Season Ahead In North America

Just one goal in SHL’s regular season – then seven goals in the playoffs. In a recent interview with Uffe Bodin for HockeySverige.se, Axel Jonsson Fjällby looks back on a roller coaster year that allowed him to take many new … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby: “I’m Not Going to Lie, I’m a Little Bit Nervous”

Photo: aftonbladet.se According to a recent article with aftonbladet.se, Capitals’ prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby is set to arrive at Medstar Capitals Iceplex next Tuesday (September 4th) in advance of the start of next weekend’s prospect tournament in Estero, Florida. (September 8-11). … Continue reading

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Interview with Jakub Vrana [Translated]

Photo: iSport The following interview, video and article is from Swedish media outlet SVT (here.) An English translation of the non-english portions of the interview is provided below. 

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Interview with Andre Burakovsky from Malmö RedHawks TV: “I was a little bit nervous beforehand”

Screen cap: Malmo RedHawks TV Malmo RedHawks TV interviewed folks at Andre Burakovsky’s day With the Stanley Cup, held on Thursday in Malmo, Sweden. You will hear interviews with André´s friend, Rasmus Andersson, his father, Robert, fan, Julia and of … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky on Upcoming Day With The Stanley Cup: ”Can Get Sticky and Dirty” [Translated Interview]

Photo: AP/Chris O’Meara André Burakovsky will be creating history as the first Malmö-born Swede to ever get a visit from the holy grail of hockey. However, he´s not concerned that the Stanley Cup will be in bad condition after Alexander … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom to participate in Henrik Lundqvist and Mats Zuccarello’s Summer Classic Outdoors in August

Photo: @larsaalgaard The Summer Classic 2018 is a charity game created by the New York Rangers players Henrik Lundqvist, Sweden, and Mats Zuccarello, Norway. The game will take place at UllevaalStadium, which is a soccer stadium, on the 11th of … Continue reading

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Sweden is Looking Great for Capitals Fans: August 9th-17th

Photo: SpiceyEwa.se Capitals fans looking for a little summer adventure (and a bit of travel) need to look no further than the beautiful country of Sweden, this summer from August 9th through the 17th. 

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