Tag Archives: Sweden

Nicklas Backstrom Moves Into Top 10 In Games Played Among Swedish-born Players

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images While it took a long time, Nicklas Backstrom’s return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup was a welcome one earlier in the year. No. 19 is already one of the best players in the history of … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chasing Greatness In A Game: John Carlson Ties Mike Gartner For Fourth All-Time On Capitals’ Franchise Assists List, Nicklas Backstrom Climbs After Swedish Greats

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images In a game against the New York Islanders that already saw Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin record his 1,300th career point and pass the great Phil Esposito for sixth all-time in goals scored, Caps defenseman … Continue reading

Posted in Games, History, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hockey Horse in the Winner’s Circle: Horse Owned by Nicklas Backstrom and Peter Forsberg Wins in Swedish Racing Debut

Photo: ATG Play When one thinks of Capitals star center Nicklas Backstrom, a lot of things come to mind: Stanley Cup champion, franchise assists leader, first-round pick, fan favorite. Racing horse owner, however, likely isn’t one of them. Yet, No. … Continue reading

Posted in News, Players, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

All 43 Players On Sweden’s Women’s National Hockey Team Announce Boycott

Photo TOMI HÄNNINEN / BILDBYRÅN All 43 players on Sweden’s women’s national hockey team announced on Wednesday that they will boycott both the next national team camp set for this weekend, and the upcoming five-nation tournament in Finland. The reason … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Nicklas Backstrom Scores 20th Goal of Season Against Tampa Bay Lightning, Moves Into Eighth Place In Points For Swedish-born Players

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Known primarily for his exceptional assist totals, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his 20th goal of the 2018-19 season (his fourth consecutive 20-goal campaign) in the first period of the Capitals’ March 30, 2019 matchup … Continue reading

Posted in Games, History, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Interview, News | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Nicklas Backstrom’s “Day With the Cup” Will Include Visit To NickBack Arena

Sweden’s Valbo HC has confirmed that Capitals star centerman Nicklas Backstrom’s “Day with the Cup” will be on August 12th, and in addition, officially announced that the day will include a visit to Valbo’s NickBack Arena.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments