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  1. Ovechkin, Capitals defeat RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... a goal, but he has scored two in a game four times in his past 12. Skating on a line Sunday without Nicklas Backstrom didn't seem to bother him. Backstrom assisted on 30 of Ovechkin's first 47 goals, and then his power-play tally Sunday. "It's like ...

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  2. Alex Ovechkin with a capital 'O': Two more goals brings him one shy of 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... up for Sunday's matinee against the Rangers at the Garden, splitting up Ovechkin and his usual centerman, Nicklas Backstrom. "Backie and Ovi have been together so long, it's like -- I always say, it's like a marriage," Trotz said afterward. ...

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  3. Pregame notes: Ovechkin, Backstrom need a more speed into their gameaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    To explain the recent struggles plaguing his two biggest superstars, Coach Barry Trotz reached into his bag of metaphors and crossed over into the profession of those asking the questions. Center Nicklas Backstrom and winger Alex Ovechkin , both still among the NHL's top five point-getters this season, have each gone three games without registering either a goal or an assist.

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  4. New York Rangers Look To Bounce Back Against Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Blue Line Station

    Dec 23, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers center Derick Brassard chases the puck in front of Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom during first period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports The Rangers will be looking to recover from yesterday's loss 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.

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  5. With Rangers up ahead, Capitals a cana t worrya about loss to NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Washington Post

    Marcus Johansson and Nicklas Backstrom talk during the Capitals' 4-3 loss to Nashville, and now need to regroup before facing New York. The travel bags were strewn across the carpet, still being packd for the flight to Newark and the bus ride into New York City, when the locker room doors at Verizon Center opened and the Washington Capitals began explaining themselves.

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  6. Pregame notes: Trotz calls for repairs at Verizon CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Washington Post

    ... which the ice crew also enters. >> With eight games left this season, only winger Alex Ovechkin, center Nicklas Backstrom and right-winger Troy Brouwer have been truly immune from Trotz's tinkering in the forwards corps. Aside from three games on ...

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  7. Nashville Predators Visit Old Friend, Take On Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Predlines

    ... Ovechkin is having another Ovechkin year, but another Capitals forward is putting up exceptional numbers. Nicklas Backstrom has 72 points on the year (18G, 54A) as he's in the midst of his second consecutive 70+ point season. The most dangerous part ...

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  8. Someone Paid $900 for Caps Bobblehead CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Capitals Outsider

    ... a relatively rare Peter Bondra , plus autographed Troy Brouwer, Brooks Laich , John Carlson , and Nicklas Backstrom bobbles. Ben Sumner is the editor of Capitals Outsider and a contributor for Gunaxin.com. He also works for The Washington Post and ...

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  9. Forward Tom Wilson fined $2,000 for embellishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    ... no matter what." Wilson, who skated on the Capitals' top line during practice beside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, and who has recorded the team's highest even-strength shot attempt percentage (74.6) over the past three games, according to ...

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  10. Secondary scoring arrives for Capitals, in a luckya waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    ... trends have shifted toward the quieter skater in the middle. Over the previous nine games in which center Nicklas Backstrom went pointless, Washington was 1-8-0. Thursday night, thanks to players who hadn't scored in 23 games (Alzner), eight games ...

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  11. Capitals vs. Devils: Game 74 discussion threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    ... New Jersey. "We talked about it and we need to come out harder than we've done in previous games," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "Jersey's a very disciplined team I think and they're playing a structured game. They've got some dangerous players on ...

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  12. Alex Ovechkin and Stopping to Smell the RosesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Japers' Rink

    ... baffling exception here), and his impact on the goal-scoring numbers, as you'd expect, is immense. Look at Nicklas Backstrom . The NHL's fifth-leading scorer, and top assist man, has skated at even-strength for 125 minutes - two full regulation ...

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  13. Caps players visit recovering B-manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Hope all is well. Yesterday Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green, Tom Wilson and Michael Latta visited Bensten, the young fan hurt in a Caps players visit recovering B-man Hope all is well.

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  14. Caps surprise boy who was in coma following accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | SLAM! Sports

    ... before it circulated among the team. Eventually, the Caps reached out to the Schones and Ovechkin, Wilson, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green and Michael Latta paid Bensten a visit when he was far enough along in his recovery. "It's the least we could ...

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  15. 5 things to watch for as Jets face off against CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | CBC News

    ... is dangerous every time he steps on the ice, anchoring the Caps' top-line alongside NHL assist leader Nicklas Backstrom. Asked which one of his lines would best suit a shutdown role against Ovechkin and Co., Maurice said he's still undecided but ...

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  16. Capitals run out of answers in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Washington Post

    ... of the trio featuring two of the NHL's top four scorers, and time was running out. So while center Nicklas Backstrom, the third member of their group, slid onto the far end of the bench, Ovechkin and Johansson pointed around the ice, animated in ...

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  17. Jets lead Capitals 1-0 after firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... to use both the Adam Lowry and Mark Scheifele lines in matchups against the Caps top line of Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom (72 points) and Marcus Johansson (17 goals, 39 points). But the critical issue to limiting Ovechkin & Co.'s effectiveness is to ...

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  18. Jets endeavour to stay out of penalty box against CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... to use both the Adam Lowry and Mark Scheifele lines in matchups against the Caps top line of Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom (72 points) and Marcus Johansson (17 goals, 39 points). But the critical issue to limiting Ovechkin & Co.'s effectiveness is to ...

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  19. Jets welcome Caps in battle of surging clubsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Sports Network

    ... firepower as it has lost seven in a row to Washington. That includes a 5-1 road loss on Feb. 19, when Nicklas Backstrom scored twice in addition to an assist and Ovechkin scored while setting up another goal. Holtby made 19 saves in that win and ...

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  20. Are the Capitals still just a 'one-line team?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MSNBC

    The good news is that Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom are on a tear with Ovechkin leading the league in scoring and Backstrom tied for second with 72. Capitals blog Japers Rink' trots out some interesting new ways to express thoughts like "Yes, Ovechkin's by far the best player in the NHL when it comes to scoring goals." Ovechkin has scored 20% more goals than the League's #2 goal scorers.

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