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  1. Nash, St. Louis catapult BlueshirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Times Herald-Record

    ... battle with Ovechkin, standing up the Washington star as he broke toward the net. Ovechkin and linemate Nicklas Backstrom almost tied it later in the period when they had consecutive point-blank shots that Lundqvist denied. St. Louis got the goal at ...

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  2. Leftovers from Niskanen, Orpik talking Pittsburgh reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    ... top-end guys here, they play a little different than top-end guys play other places. [Alex Ovechkin] and [Nicklas Backstrom] have different tendencies than [Sidney Crosby] and [Evgeny Malkin] in Pittsburgh or guys I played with in Dallas. But it ...

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  3. Caps Winter Classic MinifiguresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Capitals Outsider

    While most of the Caps are already available in their home reds , the company Oyo has now released Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , Mike Green , Braden Holtby and even the mascot Slapshot as minifigures wearing the new Winter Classic jersey. Other than the colors, these are just like the others.

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  4. For weary Capitals, holiday rest comes at perfect timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Washington Post

    ... this divisional matchup more competitive early. "We're not really scared of any team I think," said center Nicklas Backstrom, whose four-minute high-stick occurred just before New York's fourth and final goal. "We know we can beat anyone. Even first ...

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  5. Rangers beat Capitals 4-2 for 7th straight winRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Boston Herald

    ... battle with Ovechkin, standing up the Washington star as he broke toward the net. Ovechkin and linemate Nicklas Backstrom almost tied it later in the period when they had consecutive point-blank shots that Lundqvist denied. St. Louis got the goal at ...

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  6. Postgame: In streak-busting loss, a tale of three periodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Washington Post

    ... hemmed the Rangers for long possessions and backed the hosts into a corner. "Came out harder," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "We played simpler, I think, and we got pucks to the net and we created traffic in front of the net too. We were a little ...

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  7. NHL game roundup: Caps edge SenatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ... is 7-0-2. The Capitals used second-period goals by fourth-line right wing Jay Beagle and top-line center Nicklas Backstrom, along with 38 saves from goaltender Braden Holtby to move past the New York Rangers and into third place in the Metropolitan ...

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  8. Holtby stops 38 shots, Beagle and Backstrom score as Capitals stretch point streak to 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Weyburn Review

    Braden Holtby made 38 saves, Jay Beagle and Nicklas Backstrom scored second-period goals, and the Washington Capitals extended their point streak to nine games with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Washington has won three in a row and is 7-0-2 in its past nine games.

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  9. Gameday Preview - Washington Capitals at New York RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Blue Line Station

    ... Rangers' success tonight depends on how well the pairing of McDonagh and Girardi can contain the line of Nicklas Backstrom centering Ovechkin and Tom Wilson . Rangers center Derick Brassard claimed "[Ovechkin] knows he can't go wide on 27, and 5's ...

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  10. Caps' Wilson Benched AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | NBC Washington

    ... by fourth-line duty last season, meshing with the transcendent talent possessed by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Puck-possession statistics suggest that they have been successful in dictating the pace when on the ice, but as Trotz alluded to, ...

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  11. In 2-1 win over Ottawa, Capitalsa special teams stepped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Washington Post

    Center Nicklas Backstrom, far left, and the Capitals celebrate his game-winning goal, which also snapped an 0-for-9 power play drought . A bad feeling reached Coach Barry Trotz during the first period Monday night, cast into his view because the Washington Capitals' power play, typically his team's engine of destruction, had failed to score across 66 seconds with two more men than the Ottawa Senators.

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  12. NHL roundup - Capitals over SenatorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Cape Breton Post

    Braden Holtby made 38 saves, Jay Beagle and Nicklas Backstrom scored second-period goals, and the Washington Capitals extended their point streak to nine games with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Washington has won three in a row and is 7-0-2 in its past nine games.

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  13. Capitals going strong in NHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Ananova

    The Washington Capitals recorded their third-straight victory as they edged a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators to move into third in the Eastern Conference Metropolitan. Jay Beagle opened the scoring for the Capitals but Erik Condra struck back to level matters before Nicklas Backstrom's second-period goal won the contest.

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  14. NHL CapsulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Braden Holtby made 38 saves, Jay Beagle and Nicklas Backstrom scored second-period goals, and the Washington Capitals extended their point streak to nine games with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Washington has won three in a row and is 7-0-2 in its past nine games.

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  15. National Hockey League Game CapsulesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Sports Network

    Braden Holtby's outstanding performance between the pipes kept the Washington Capitals on a roll with a 2-1 decision over the Ottawa Senators at Verizon Center. Holtby recorded 38 saves in a game in which the Capitals were outshot by a 39-23 count, with Nicklas Backstrom accounting for the deciding goal on a power play late in the second period to help Washington earn a point for a ninth straight outing.

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  16. Postgame: Capitals clamped down with third-period leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Washington Post

    ... effort, but praised the moments that sparked them. Jay Beagle set a new career-high with his fifth goal. Nicklas Backstrom scored for the sixth time in five games. Holtby's save total matched his season-best, two nights after recording his second ...

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  17. Recap: Washington vs. OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Wichita Eagle

    Braden Holtby's outstanding performance between the pipes kept the Washington Capitals on a roll with a 2-1 decision over the Ottawa Senators at Verizon Center. Holtby recorded 38 saves in a game in which the Capitals were outshot by a 39-23 count, with Nicklas Backstrom accounting for the deciding goal on a power play late in the second period to help Washington earn a point for a ninth straight outing.

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  18. Backstrom bides his timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Washington Post

    As Nicklas Backstrom wheeled through the right faceoff circle, puck on his stick, patient as ever, the Ottawa Senators dared him to shoot. The Washington Capitals were on a power play during the second period Monday night, and there were greater scoring threats spread through the offsensive zone than the Swedish center, whose scouting report contained more details of his slick passing than powerful shooting.

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  19. Capitals vs. Senators: Game 33 discussion threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Washington Post

    The Washington Capitals ' first and only back-to-back of December, as well as their final home game before the Winter Classic, pits them against a recent tormentor, the Ottawa Senators . More than three years have passed since the Capitals last beat the Senators, a 5-3 win on Dec. 7, 2011, when Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer and John Carlson all scored during the second period.

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  20. PREVIEW: Senators-CapitalsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | CBC News

    ... with a strong all-around performance in New Jersey. Braden Holtby needed to stop only 21 shots and Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist in a 4-0 victory. Holtby has been in net for each of the last eight games, posting a 1.84 goals-against ...

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