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Tag Archives: Team Sweden
Photos: Aftonbladet On Friday we published an article on the Capitals 2016 draft pick Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, detailing an interview he held with the Swedish media following Team Sweden’s win over the Czech Republic in the 2018 World Junior Championship. The … Continue reading
Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom The 2018 World Junior Championships kicked off this week in Buffalo, New York. For those less acquainted, the annual tournament features many of the best 18 and 19 year-old players from around the world, including players already … Continue reading
The World Junior Championships started this Tuesday in Buffalo, New York and ends on January 5. 10 countries – Canada, the United States, Finland, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Russia, Belarus – are participating in the 18 and … Continue reading
On Sunday morning, the Hockey News revealed the jerseys for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 13 countries will participate in the event: the United States, Canada, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, … Continue reading
Photo: Arbetarbladet Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom has donated his entire bonus check that he received from Team Sweden for winning the goal medal in this year’s World Championship. He donated the money to his former youth hockey organization, the Valbo Hockey … Continue reading
NoVa Caps has been preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season as the Washington Capitals begin to gear up for the start of training camp in two weeks. Today, we continue our previews with center Nicklas Backstrom.
Photo: Sportbladet Just over two months after Sweden’s World Championship victory in Cologne, Germany, Nicklas Bäckström is on the ice once again. Bäckström, along with a dozen other NHL players, including Capitals prospect Christian Djoos, are participating in a week-long … Continue reading
The Swedish blog Inside Tre Kronor posted some exclusive images of Team Sweden celebrating winning the gold medal after their impressive shootout win over Team Canada on Sunday.
Nicklas Backstrom scored what would ultimately be the game-winning goal in the shootout round to lead Team Sweden to a 2-1 win over Team Canada in the IIHF World Championship in Cologne, Germany. Canada won the gold medal the last … Continue reading
Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom/SportBladet One of the best stories coming from this year’s IIHF World Championship is the blossoming relationship between Capitals’ star centerman Nicklas Backstrom and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ young forward William Nylander. The two have led Team Sweden to the … Continue reading