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Nike Unveils 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Jerseys​

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

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Nicklas Backstrom Donates Gold Medal Bonus Check To Valbo HC

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

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Nicklas Backstrom

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. 

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Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom Returns to Training With Other NHL Players

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

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Sweden Celebrates Winning the Gold

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.

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Nicklas Backstrom Wins a Gold Medal for Sweden

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

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The Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander “Bromance” is a Breath of Fresh Air

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

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Backstrom, Kuznetsov and Orlov Arrive in Paris Under Heavy Security

Nicklas Backstrom (Team Sweden), Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov (Team Russia) traveled from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France on Wednesday via high-speed train. The two teams have advanced to the semi-finals of the 2017 IIHF Championships. 

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Nostalgic Nick: Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander Share More than Just Ice Time As Members of Team Sweden

Photo: Jimmy Wixton/SportsBladet Nicklas Backstrom told reporters during his exit interview a few days ago that he was heading to Germany to represent his home country of Sweden in the World Hockey Championships. Among his teammates on his country’s team … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Shines in Sweden’s 4-2 Win Over Denmark

Photo: @HenryDrage After flying in this morning, Nicklas Backstrom and his fellow Swedes took on Denmark in the preliminary round of the IIHF World Championships over in Cologne, Germany. Backstrom was a big contributor in Sweden’s 4-2 win. 

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