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  1. Tavares OT goal gives Isles 3-2 win over CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WUSA-TV Washington

    John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Tavares OT goal gives Isles 3-2 win over Caps UNIONDALE, N.Y. - John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1xJ7gOD Nov 26, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders center Ryan Strome skates with the puck as Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom defends in overtime at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Islanders won 3-2 in overtime.

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  2. Ovechkina s two goals arena t enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... helped salvage a standings point against the NHL's hottest team. But a costly overtime penalty on center Nicklas Backstrom for holding led to John Tavares's goal with two seconds left on the power play and 24 seconds left in the extra period, ...

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  3. Tavares OT Goal Gives Isles 3-2 Win Over CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... of the season for Tavares, came at 4:36 and was assisted by Ryan Strome and Johnny Boychuk . Washington's Nicklas Backstrom was sent off for holding the stick at 2:38 to set up Tavares' heroics. The Islanders have set a franchise record by winning ...

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  4. Capitals vs. Islanders QuickCap: Tavares' OT Goal Wins It for NYRead the original story

    Yesterday | Japers' Rink

    Two goals from Alex Ovechkin got the Capitals to overtime but a late penalty to Nicklas Backstrom sank Washington when John Tavares won the game with 23 seconds left. An even sixty minutes was undone by the two minute minor and the Capitals' division rival grabbed the extra point.

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  5. Capitals vs. Islanders Third Period ThreadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Japers' Rink

    Alex Ovechkin scored his second goal of the game with 73 seconds left in the middle frame to even the score at 2 to 2. A slick no look pass from Nicklas Backstrom set the scoring play in motion and the teams are tied after forty minutes.

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  6. Islanders get OT winner from Tavares, skate past CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | New York Daily News

    ... play goal from nearly the same spot as his first. Hamonic got caught puck watching on the play, allowing Nicklas Backstrom to feed Ovechkin below the left circle for a one-timer. The Isles, who finished a miserable 4-13-1 last November, are now ...

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  7. Washington Capitals: Ten Facts to Impress Your FriendsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Japers' Rink

    ... plus-minus at 5-on-5 of plus-63 (all numbers from war-on-ice.com). Last season through 20 games the Nicklas Backstrom / Alex Ovechkin pair was a combined 22-23-45, minus-11. This season through 20 games the pair is a combined 14-23-37, minus-7. Last ...

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  8. Capitals keep firing but fall 2-1 to BuffaloRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Washington Times

    ... fforts." With Mike Weber off for hooking, Niskanen tied it on Washington 's 35th shot. He took a pass from Nicklas Backstrom and his shot from the slot deflected off a Sabres defender and past Enroth for his first goal of the season.

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  9. Braden Holtby: 'I don't think you can say a game against Buffalo is a gimme'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | MSNBC

    ... 25-year-old Holtby has allowed two or fewer goals in six consecutive games now. "He's been stepping up," Nicklas Backstrom told the Washington Post . "He's been playing great a We need that. We need everyone going and it starts from the goalie, all ...

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  10. Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals over AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Philly.com

    Alex Ovechkin scored late in the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night. Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist, Jason Chimera also scored and Ovechkin added an assist for the Capitals.

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  11. Postgame: Capitals deem road trip a pretty successfulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Washington Post

    The lingering taste of their road trip had pivoted on a fortunate slashing penalty, a herculean goal by their captain and a stingy final six minutes, so the Washington Capitals could return home with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in their rearview mirror and a modest two-game win streak stuffed in their pockets. "We would've been disappointed if we lost this game," center Nicklas Backstrom said.

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  12. Capitals vs. Avalanche QuickCap: Top Line Puts Caps on Top, 3-2Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Japers' Rink

    ... To do so, they needed their top line to be their top line - and tonight they were, with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom leading their team to victory.

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  13. Caps seeking more production from top lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Washington Post

    ... on goal came during the same power play sequence. "We definitely have to create more chances," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "It's real important, that we all three work together. In this league, nothing's going to come to you easy. You better work ...

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  14. Caps want shorter shifts in high-altitude ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Washington Post

    ... s. But at the end of the day we're professional athletes. We'll adapt to it and adjust to it." Said center Nicklas Backstrom: "When you just pop into town, you can feel it right away. But we were here yesterday too. It probably helps a little bit."

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  15. Laich admits he a rushed backa from shoulder injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Washington Post

    ... Dmitry Orlov (wrist) practiced, though there wasn't much contact during the half-hour workout. Trotz gave Nicklas Backstrom, Matt Niskanen, Brooks Orpik and Joel Ward the day off for various reasons. The Capitals don't have a back-to-back until next ...

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  16. Postgame: Four killed penalties helped Caps surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Washington Post

    ... Arizona power play for Mike Green's hooking, two full minutes of Alex Ovechkin's charging, 1:32 of Nicklas Backstrom's slashing - cut short thanks to an embellishment call on Martin Erat - and finally two minutes of John Carlson's interference. ...

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  17. Daily Haterade: Tom WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Howlin Hockey

    ... harsh words for his goon-ish behavior) stronger than ever. He's also the self-appointed personal guard for Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin. God help you if you go after either of them, as if going after Alex Ovechkin wasn't already basically a ...

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  18. Coyotes goalies may be nearing equal footingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Arizona Republic

    ... 2.88.Their power play, meanwhile, ranks third in the NHL at 25.9 percent. Captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom are tied for the team lead in points with 16. Ovechkin is one of three players with eight goals. Center Marcus Johansson and ...

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  19. Nicklas Backstrom Winter Classic Bobbleheads Available SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Capitals Outsider

    ... voucher that came with your 2014-15 Deluxe Kids Club kit to the kids club table (100 level) and get your Nicklas Backstrom Winter Classic bobblehead . That day is also Kids Day at Verizon Center. This is great news because it was previously ...

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  20. Caps Burned by Faceoff GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | NBC Washington

    ... of 30 teams at 51.1 percent , slightly above the league average of 50.8 percent. Interestingly enough, Nicklas Backstrom, who lost three of the five faceoffs that led to the goals highlighted above, is one of the NHL's better players in that regard ...

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