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  1. Capitals lose finale in shootout, miss playoffs for first time since 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | TBD.com

    ... only goal, Anders Lindback sealed his first shutout of the season by stopping attempts by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov in the tiebreaker, and the Lightning edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 in the teams' regular-season ...

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  2. Caps season review: Top six forwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

    ... first 41 games of the year, of those who played predominantly on the first or second line - Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson, Troy Brouwer and Brooks Laich - Ovechkin had more even strength goals (19) than the other four combined ...

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  3. HP: Caps' options with declining OvechkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | ESPN

    ... to remember that for the four seasons between 2007-08 and 2010-11, Ovechkin and his partner in crime, Nicklas Backstrom , were the most feared duo in the entire NHL. Backstrom's entry into the league in 2006-07 gave Ovechkin a true No. 1 center to ...

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  4. Ovechkin under fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    ... Capitals this season and finished the season with the organization, only five didn't have minus ratings. Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green, the second- and third-highest paid players on the roster behind Ovechkin, posted a minus-20 and minus-16 ...

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  5. Handicapping Caps' Free AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | NBC Washington

    ... he brought up the name of former Capitals forward Mike Knuble, who once thrived on the top line with Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin by complementing their finesse with his net-front presence. "I need a job next year," he said. "I've played ...

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  6. Anders Lindback will start in goal for Game 1 of playoffsAnders...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Apr 13, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback makes a save on Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in the third period at Verizon Center.

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  7. EJ Hradek on George McPhee's Future: 'I Think It's Time for a Change'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CBS Local

    ... either the first or second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, with it's current core of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green and Brooks Laich, emphasizing that, at some point, tough decisions have to be made. "I look at this team and there's ...

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  8. Breaking down the Capsa UFAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    ... could fill a similar role on the Capitals' top line. Penner never played on a line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, though, and spent the bulk of his ice time as a Capital on the fourth unit having minimal impact. While the trade was a ...

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  9. As Washingtona s season ends, questions beginRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    ... for me and for the team, I don't know how many times we talk about the changes. ... It's not about me or [ Nicklas Backstrom ] or somebody else. It starts on top, and if they want to change, they have to change," Ovechkin said. "If they want to talk ...

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  10. Ita s time to begin playing blame gameRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    ... three years, his 10th goalie in seven seasons. The immense turnover doesn't hide the fact that Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green are the common denominators of a team unable to take the next step toward a championship. Leonsis said prior to ...

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  11. With chances slim, Capitals show a pulseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    ... a goal to make him the first and likely only player in the NHL to reach the 50-goal plateau this season, Nicklas Backstrom posted his first two-goal game since Nov. 1, Braden Holtby finished with 28 saves and the Capitals overcame an injury-ravaged ...

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  12. Capitals lose finale in shootout, miss playoffs for first time since 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... only goal, Anders Lindback sealed his first shutout of the season by stopping attempts by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov in the tiebreaker, and the Lightning edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 in the teams' regular-season ...

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  13. Lightning 1, Capitals 0, SORead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Boston Herald

    ... chkin's between-the-legs attempt in the shootout was stopped by goalie Anders Lindback, who also prevented Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov from scoring. It was Lindback's third career shutout, first this season.

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  14. Capitals end season with a lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    ... between-the-legs attempt in the shootout was stopped by goalie Anders Lindback, who also prevented Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov from scoring. It was Lindback's third career shutout, first this season. The shootout was Washington's ...

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  15. Lightning wins finale over Capitals, gets home ice for first roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... between-the-legs attempt in the shootout was stopped by goalie Anders Lindback, who also prevented Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov from scoring. It was Lindback's third career shutout, first this season. The shootout was Washington's ...

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  16. Alex Ovechkin's 51st helps Capitals top BlackhawksRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Boston Herald

    ... teams whose postseason fates had already been decided. Jay Beagle had his first career two-goal game, and Nicklas Backstrom also scored as the Capitals won their fourth straight, a hollow winning streak because they won't be in the playoffs for the ...

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  17. Ovi Scores 51st; Caps Top Coasting Blackhawks 4-0Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... teams whose postseason fates had already been decided. Jay Beagle had his first career two-goal game, and Nicklas Backstrom also scored as the Capitals won their fourth straight, a hollow winning streak because they won't be in the playoffs for the ...

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  18. Hawks lose in lax effort as playoffs loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Chicago Tribune

    ... play your best and (Friday night) we clearly didn't do that." Jay Beagle scored twice, Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each added a goal and an assist and goaltender Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves to blank the punchless Hawks and record his fifth ...

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  19. Ovechkin gets 50th goal, Capitals top Blues 4-1Ovechkin gets 50th...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... 50-goal campaign since 2009-10, when he scored 50. His single-season high is 65 in the 2007-08 season. Nicklas Backstrom scored twice and Mikhail Grabovski added another goal for the Capitals, who have 85 points and are still on the outside of the ...

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  20. Adam Oates: Do it for the FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Capitals Outsider

    ... Goaltender Jaroslav Halak made 33 saves in order to blank Chicago, with goal support from Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , and most surprisingly, Jay Beagle . Beagle has never before scored two goals in a game; prior to Friday he had two goals to ...

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