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  1. Capitals hammer Maple LeafsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... Ovechkin crunched defenseman Korbinian Holzer, exited the offensive zone and, upon re-entry, took center Nicklas Backstrom's feed and gathered steam again. With Holzer, who eventually left the ice with an upper-body injury and would not return, ...

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  2. Curtis Glencross Washington-Bound for 2nd and 3rd Round PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Too Many Men On The Site

    ... The Capitals have a gaping hole opposite to Alex Ovechkin and have acquired a good candidate in Glencross. Nicklas Backstrom and Ovechkin have been the lone offensive producers since the departure of Alexander Semin and they have been trying to fill ...

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  3. Capitals vs Leafs Recap: Ovechkin Ties for NHL Scoring Lead, Caps WinRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Japers' Rink

    Alex Ovechkin's three point night tied him with Nicklas Backstrom for the NHL scoring lead, and the Caps snapped an ugly three-game losing streak in their final game before tomorrow's trade deadline. Having lost three consecutive games- and two of those to Metropolitan Division rivals- and with the trade deadline coming with the next sunrise, and the first round of the playoffs not so terribly far beyond that, the Washington Capitals came into the evening looking for a sorely needed slump-buster.

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  4. Trade: Capitals land Glencross, Flames get two picksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MSNBC

    ... Glencross in a number of ways. The most tantalizing idea is that he could finally give Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom a stable linemate, as they've seen a parade of wingers on their line in 2014-15. Glencross could also ease some of the ...

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  5. Report: Capitals land F Glencross from FlamesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... he is expected to be utilized? It sure seems like a good bet. If he ends up alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on the top line -- a lineup spot the Caps have been rumored to want to more definitively fill -- most players would probably ...

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  6. Caps acquire Defenseman Tim Gleason, may not be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | DC Pro Sports Report

    ... may not be done. They still desire to add a top line forward to anchor the top line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Current rumors have the Caps interested and in discussions with Chicago's Patrick Sharp. Those rumors have run rampant all ...

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  7. Capitals 'face reality' after three straight lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MSNBC

    ... greater, and teams out of the playoff picture might be able to catch up. "You have to face reality," Nicklas Backstrom told the Washington Pos t. "If you're not good, you're not good. We've got to look ourselves in the mirrors and know what we did ...

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  8. Shopping Sharp?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Sports

    The Capitals have been rumored to be in the market for a top-six winger to possibly fit in with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on the top line. Grabbing a former 30-goal man like Sharp certainly would fit into that category.

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  9. Alex Ovechkina s case for MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    ... - where his save percentage was above league average - in almost two-thirds of his games (63.5 percent). Nicklas Backstrom, who leads the league in assists and has a share of the lead for points , has also done his part. However, Ovechkin ...

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  10. Capitals' duo more productive than Crosby, MalkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Erie Times News

    In a league obsessed with dynamic duos, Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom are not exactly new commodities "" it's their eighth season together "" but they never before have been this dominant. Together, they've accumulated 125 points, more than any other duo in the league.

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  11. Blackhawks top scorer Kane out 12 weeks after surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Reuters

    ... team doctor Michael Terry said. The 26-year-old American, whose 64 points is tied with Washington Capital Nicklas Backstrom and Philadelphia Flyer Jakub Voracek for the NHL lead, has not missed any of Chicago's 61 games this season. A 12-week ...

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  12. Get your game notes: Penguins at Capitals, Rivalry NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | MSNBC

    ... this one, including the league's top goal scorer, Alex Ovechkin , who leads the NHL with 38 goals. a Since Nicklas Backstrom entered the league in 2007-08, his teammate Alex Ovechkin leads the league in goals & points - Evgeni Malkin & Sidney Crosby ...

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  13. Trade deadline: Capitals looking for wingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CBS Sports

    ... they will try to add another defenceman and it's well-known they are chasing a forward to play with Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Ovechkin. Ovechkin's flexibility allows them to search for the best possible addition, whether a right- or ...

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  14. NHL on NBCSN: Caps aim for season series sweep vs. PensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | MSNBC

    ... up with nothing. As much as these games are about Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin vs. Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom , Braden Holtby 's been the clear story in 2014-15, as Pittsburgh's only managed to score once against him in three games. If ...

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  15. Capitals ramp up special teams intensity in practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    ... more of a game situation." Circumstance helped usher the change too. Sunday in Philadelphia, center Nicklas Backstrom called the power play's 0-for-5 performance "terrible," and a penalty kill that ceded two goals on four opportunities didn't fare ...

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  16. Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Penguins Game DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Japers' Rink

    Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previewing the final regular season meeting of Caps-Pens, Ovechkin gets bad advice and more. Breaking down how a couple of recent top liners have drawn success - or ahem, lack thereof - alongside the powerhouse duo of Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom .

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  17. NHL star leaves game after scary crash into boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | USA Today

    Patrick Kane, who's tied for the NHL points lead with the Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom, left Tuesday night's game against the Florida Panthers after a cross-check by Alex Petrovic sent him skidding into the boards. Kane, who hit the boards with what looks like his left shoulder, was slow to get up from the check.

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  18. 5 Last-Minute Trades Washington Capitals Should Consider Before the 2014-15 Trade DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Rant Sports

    The Washington Capitals are playing some amazing hockey this season as Barry Trotz has done a fantastic job at getting the most of his players all year long. Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Ovechkin have emerged as MVP candidates, but have lacked a consistent right wing partner all year.

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  19. Fantasy hockey waiver wire: Capitals' Johansson moves upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | USA Today

    ... so don't be afraid to shake up the non-core players of your own roster. Johansson joined Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on the top line Sunday, Feb. 22, which stands to skyrocket Johansson's fantasy value. He has succeeded alongside the one-two ...

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  20. The Noon Number: Top-Line Right (and Wrong) WingsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Japers' Rink

    ... Andre Burakovsky or Tom Wilson starts the game as the top-line right wing alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom via a 22-7-6 record. In 26 games with other wingers riding shotgun on the top line, the team has a .500 points percentage, via ...

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