Tag Archives: William Nylander

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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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Sign RFA Forward William Nylander To Sign Six-Year Contract Worth $45 Million

Photo: Sportsnet TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported that forward William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to a six-year contract worth an average annual value of $6.9 million right before the 5:00 deadline for him to sign a contract. He … Continue reading

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Outdoor Hockey in August: The 2018 “Henke and Zucca” Summer Classic Set to Go in Oslo, Norway

The New York Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello and Henrik Lundqvist are teaming up for the 2018 Henke and Zucca Summer Classic, an outdoor charity game to be held this Saturday at Ulleval Stadium in Oslo, Norway. The event, expected to fill … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander: The Bromance Continues (Video)

Last summer we brought you a piece on the continuing bromance between Capitals centerman Nicklas Backstrom and Maple Leafs forward William Nylander (here). The two were thoroughly enjoying their time together as Team Sweden was working their way towards a … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Team Power Rankings – 12/19/17

Which teams make this week’s NoVa Caps top 10 power rankings? Continue reading

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Ovechkin’s Hat Trick Helps Capitals Rake Maple Leafs, 4-2

The Washington Capitals played the back half of their annual Thanksgiving weekend back-to-back against the playoff rival Toronto Maple Leafs and won 4-2, thanks to an Alex Ovechkin hat trick. The victory was the Capitals’ third straight. After getting the … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Maple Leafs

Can the Washington Capitals keep their winning streak alive as they head to Toronto to face the red hot Maple Leafs? Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Turns 30

30 years ago today, November 23, 1987, Capitals’ star center Nicklas Backstrom was born in Valbo, Sweden to Anders and Catrin Backstrom.  Anders was a longtime defenseman for the Brynas IF hockey team in the Swedish Elite League.

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Capitals Return Home Tuesday night, Host Auston Matthews and high-flying Maple Leafs

Photo: USA Today Following a set of back-to-back set of road games over the weekend, the Capitals return home on Tuesday night to host the Toronto Maple Leafs. This is the first time the Capitals will play the Maple Leafs … Continue reading

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