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What Does the Washington Capitals Winning the Stanley Cup Championship Mean to You?

Photo: ftw usatoday Now that you’ve had a day or so to realize that our 2017-2018 Washington Capitals are the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions, we want to know: What does the Capitals winning the Stanley Cup mean to you?

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Nicklas Backstrom: “The Curse Will Be Lifted” – Interview with NHL Sweden

Washington Capitals superstar center Nicklas Backstrom sat down with Peter Sibner of NHL Sweden, to chat about last season’s disappointing finish, young prospects, and the season ahead. The interview was translated by NoVa Caps’ Swedish translator, Sofie Bengtsson.

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Nicklas Backstrom Joins Team Sweden In Cologne, Germany

Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom/Sportbladet Capitals’ centerman Nicklas Backstrom arrived in Germany Sunday morning. He is set to join Team Sweden for the World Championship.

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Personal Trainer Andreas Öhgren Helping His Capitals Clients During the Playoffs

The Capitals are very fortunate to have some of the best Swedish players in the NHL on their team in Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson, and Andre Burakovsky. All three have amazing puck-handling skills and can make plays with the best … Continue reading

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“I’m going to the Bahamas”: Nicklas Backstrom Talks his Scoring Streak and His Plans During the Bye Week

There’s no denying it: Nicklas Backstrom is the hottest player in the entire NHL right now. He has recorded more points than anyone in the entire league since the beginning of the New Year, and after reaching 700 career points in last … Continue reading

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Andreas Öhgren on Training Backstrom and Other NHL Players

Photo: @pt_andreas There’s one thing we know for sure, Nicklas Backstrom is training hard in the off-season. While back in his Sweden hometown, Gävle, Backstrom has been working under the supervision and guidance of personal trainer, Andreas Öhgren.

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André Burakovsky and Mental Toughness: Coping Through A Mid-Season Slump

Photo: Nick Wass There are physical injuries that we become aware of when a season comes to an end. And perhaps just as significant, but most often not publicized, many professional athletes also deal with challenging struggles to work through … Continue reading

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Nicky and Burkie Staying Strong in the Off-Season

Photo: Andreas Ohgren | Under Armor has found it’s way from Baltimore to Sweden! While Mojo enjoyed watching Sweden in the European Championship in Paris, Nicky and Burkie are back in business and focusing on their offseason workouts with Swedish … Continue reading

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How Swede it is! A Swede’s Perspective of Swedish Heritage Night

Greeting Caps fans! My name is Sofie Bengtsson, I was born and raised in the southern part of Sweden in a town called Ängelholm. My hometown is only 20 minutes from where Marcus Johansson lived in Landskrona and about 1 … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Kevin Elgestål Takes Next Step in Sweden

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals 7th (194th overall) pick in the 2014 entry draft, Kevin Elgestål has taken the next step over in Sweden. The 19-year-old Swede was playing in the highest junior league for the Frölunda Indians.

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