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  1. Nicklas Backstrom finally got his silver medal todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | MSNBC

    It probably doesn't wash away the bitterness of being banned from the gold-medal game, but Nicklas Backstrom finally received his silver medal for representing Sweden in the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday.

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  2. Watch: NASCAR star lip-syncs to Taylor Swift hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | USA Today

    ... g the greatest lip-syncing performance by a driver of all time. Six months ago, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was as down as you could be, and understandably so, after being denied a ()

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  3. Enraged Spurrier sends headset flying at halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | USA Today

    ... k on the SEC Network's halftime show, but thought better of it. Six months ago, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was as down as you could be, and understandably so, after being denied a ()

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  4. Nicklas Backstrom gets Olympic silver medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | USA Today

    Six months ago, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was as down as you could be, and understandably so, after being denied a chance to play in the gold medal game.

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  5. Caps' Backstrom receives Olympic silver medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | CBS Sports

    More than six months after the fact, Nicklas Backstrom has finally received the Olympic silver medal that he was ruled ineligible for back in February.

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  6. Ranking the 5 Most Important Players on the Washington Capitals RosterRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | BleacherReport

    ... to CapGeek.com , Washington's five most expensive players, a group that consists of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green, Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik, occupy more than 48 percent of the team's available $69 million in cap space. ...

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  7. Predicting the Statistical Leaders for the Washington Capitals in 2014-15Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | BleacherReport

    ... 82-game schedule. While an argument could conceivably be made for Evgeny Kuznetsov potentially challenging Nicklas Backstrom for the team lead in assists, it would take a performance surely worthy of the Calder Memorial Trophy in order for the ...

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  8. Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for Washington CapitalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | BleacherReport

    ... for the former seventh-rounder, with Djoose becoming a fixture on Swedish powerhouse Brynas (which is also Nicklas Backstrom's former club), and the 20-year-old finished the year by notching a goal and three points in five postseason games. At the ...

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  9. Under Pressure: In Washington? Take your pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | MSNBC

    ... finally get healthy and justify his place as Washington's third highest-paid forward behind Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom . Two-time Norris finalists Mike Green 's under pressure to perform in a contract year. There's a lot riding on Evgeni ...

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  10. It's Washington Capitals day on PHTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | MSNBC

    ... are betting big that Trotz can turn things around with Alex Ovechkin and a core that also includes Nicklas Backstrom , Mike Green and some other solid prime-age players. Will Braden Holtby break through? Can clashing styles mix in a way that makes ...

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  11. Rumors: Capitals favored to land BissonnetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | CBS Sports

    ... actually a player Bissonnette can protect on the Caps, and I'm not talking about stars Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom . I'm thinking more about forward Tom Wilson . Wilson, the Capitals' first-round selection at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, led the ...

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  12. Report: Backstrom will get silver medal this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | MSNBC

    Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom represented his native Sweden in the 2014 Winter Olympics, but he wasn't allowed to participate in the gold medal game against Canada because he tested positive for a banned substance .

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  13. Nicklas Backstrom Bobble ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Capitals Outsider

    ... was delayed, that doesn't mean that we still can't get back to reviewing existing Caps bobbles. The Nicklas Backstrom bobble, which had also been delayed due to bad weather and customs , was available at last week's summer drive for those who ...

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  14. Detroit Red Wings conference analysis: Capitals overhaul, aim for playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Detroit Free Press

    ... the front lines suffered the loss of Mikhail Grabovski, leaving a gaping hole behind No. 1 center Nicklas Backstrom. That needs to be addressed if the Caps are to get back into the playoffs and maybe even make some noise, long expected from a team ...

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  15. Wings conference analysis: Capitals overhaul, aim for playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Detroit Free Press

    ... the front lines suffered the loss of Mikhail Grabovski, leaving a gaping hole behind No. 1 center Nicklas Backstrom. That needs to be addressed if the Caps are to get back into the playoffs and maybe even make some noise, long expected from a team ...

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  16. Joel Ward Bobblehead DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Capitals Outsider

    Well Caps, fans it's happened again. We are sad to announce that the Joel Ward bobblehead that you were promised to receive this weekend will be delayed, just as the Nicklas Backstrom bobble was last drive.

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  17. Predicting Washington Capitals' Best Player at Each Position in 5 YearsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... Washington's management has faith in the long-term prospects of this group consisting of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen. Aside from them, Brooks Laich and Karl Alzner have three years remaining on ...

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  18. Mailbag: Projecting Ovechkin and Backstrom, Beagle's Role and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... not always. Pittsburgh, for example, ranked just ahead of the Caps in Fenwick-For/60 . Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom produced about as well under defensive-minded Dale Hunter as they did under Adam Oates in 2013-14 - Ovechkin scored at a ...

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  19. Power Ranking Washington Capitals' Top 6 Forwards for 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... vast majority of his time skating alongside Washington's pair of superstar forwards in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, so the young Swede should have been more productive than he was in 2013-14. Regardless, Johansson, who has scored at an ...

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  20. Fantasy Hockey: Early 2014-15 rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | ESPN

    ... September 2013, as we compare to this year's preseason list rather than a ranking that includes injuries. Nicklas Backstrom , F, Washington Capitals (up 29 spots to No. 7): The assist machine for the Capitals had an underrated season. Only Sidney ...

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