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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Joel Ward Bobblehead DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | 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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  10. Predicting Washington Capitals' Best Player at Each Position in 5 YearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | 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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  11. Mailbag: Projecting Ovechkin and Backstrom, Beagle's Role and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Mailbag: New D's, Prospect Development, Wilson's Fists and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... the reason the Caps had to let Alexander Semin walk - because how could you justify paying him more than Nicklas Backstrom ? (I've gone and stepped in it, haven't I?) But it's also important to be comparing apples to apples in terms of a player's ...

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  15. Trotz, coaches talk a oeCapitals waya oeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... opportunity to be a part of that. If they embrace it, I think it could be a very powerful group." Green, Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich all served as alternate captains last season behind Alex Ovechkin, but Trotz said he hasn't made any ...

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  16. Oskar Lindblom, Flyers' youngest prospect at 17, has skills to become a fifth-round stealRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... whose mother is from there. Gayle also is home to Lindblom's hockey hero, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, one of the NHL's top playmakers. Two other hockey players Lindblom looks up are his father (Johan), a 1997 fifth-round draft pick ...

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  17. Coaches, Ovechkin influenced Niskanen in picking CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | MSNBC

    ... forwards on the ice from his time with Pittsburgh and his goal will be to get the puck to Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom as quickly as possible. "(Ovechkin)'s a force. If he keeps going, if (Trotz) gets everyone on the same page, I think he'll have ...

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  18. 'Awe Factor' Remains for Caps' CarrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | NBC Washington

    ... rookie year. Watching old game film, there is still an "awe factor" as he relives himself lining up behind Nicklas Backstrom during a faceoff or threading a pass toward a hard-charging Alex Ovechkin. "That is the Verizon Center. That is me," he ...

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  19. Capital CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Capitals Outsider

    ... Wilson might be the brawn of the Caps, but he doesn't have a monopoly on treachery. Who can forget about Nicklas Backstrom 's underground drug ring and close encounter with the DEA. You don't remember? Wellthat's because it didn't happen. But this ...

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  20. New GM brings change as Capitals sign defencemen Niskanen, Orpik, goalie PetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... He is the sort of rugged defenceman the Capitals lacked in recent seasons, when captain Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom led a high-flying offence. Last season, the Capitals missed the playoffs for the first time in seven years, leading ownership ...

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