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  1. Caps push Isles to edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice Thursday night as the host Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders, 5-1, to take a three-games-to-two lead in their first-round playoff series. Karl Alzner added a goal and an assist for the Capitals, who dominated despite zero points from stars Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.

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  2. Capitals now game away from ending Isles' seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    WASHINGTON -- Dominating despite zero points from Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom, the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 5-1 Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the first round, with rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scoring twice and defenseman Karl Alzner adding a goal and an assist.

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  3. The time is now for Caps' Evgeny KuznetsovRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ESPN

    ... all the time," Kuznetsov's linemate, Jason Chimera , said in reference to star teammates Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom . The two stars, so crucial to the team's first two wins in the series, were held off the score sheet in Game 5. It didn't ...

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  4. Capitals one win from advancingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... most of the evening after falling behind 1-0. Dominating despite zero points from stars Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, Washington got goals from Kuznetsov, Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera in the third, which it began ahead 2-1. First Period - ...

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  5. Capitals dominate Islanders in Game 5, move within one win of advancingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... When he began standing up, the puck had slipped behind him, and both defenseman Brooks Orpik and center Nicklas Backstrom howled for a hand pass. But play resumed and Tavares won another board battle moments later, flicked the puck behind him and ...

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  6. Capitals beat Islanders, Halak 5-1 for 3-2 series leadRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News12.com

    ... on Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory. Dominating despite zero points from Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom, the Capitals beat the New York Islanders 5-1 Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the first round, with rookie Evgeny...

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  7. Nicklas Backstrom 'just goes about his business' with playoff scoringRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... the New York Islanders , the 33rd in his 62nd playoff game, would have been a wise guess. Instead, it was Nicklas Backstrom , whose off-balance wrister fluttered between Joel Ward 's legs and past a screened Jaroslav Halak at 11:09 of the overtime ...

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  8. Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) of Sweden, left,...Read the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... the New York Islanders, the 33rd in his 62nd playoff game, would have been a wise guess. Instead, it was Nicklas Backstrom, whose off-balance wrister fluttered between Joel Ward's legs and past a screened Jaroslav Halak at 11:09 of the overtime ...

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  9. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders Game 4 live...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom left, celebrates with Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik after scoring the winning goal in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The Capitals evened their series against the Islanders at 2-2.

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  10. Here's your Stanley Cup playoff TV schedule for tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MSNBC

    ... in six straight postseason games overall. John Forslund and Andy Brickley have the call of Game 4 tonight. Nicklas Backstrom is leading the charge for the Washington Capitals, who will look to take a 3-2 series lead tonight. Backstrom has three ...

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  11. Caps, Isles collide in pivotal Game 5Read the original story

    Thursday | Sports Network

    ... the Islanders won the opener by a 4-1 spread, each of the next three games have been decided by only goal. Nicklas Backstrom assumed the role of OT hero for Washington in Game 4, scoring at 11:09 of the extra period to deliver the crucial win for ...

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  12. Nicklas Backstrom: The Capitalsa a SupermanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Nicklas Backstrom has scored a goal in three straight games in the Capitals' first-round series against the Islanders. As the Capitals poured onto the ice to celebrate an overtime win in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference first-round series against the New York Islanders, forward Tom Wilson frantically asked his teammates who scored the game-winning goal.

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  13. Determination, focus important in Capitalsa dominant playoff penalty killRead the original story

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    Nicklas Backstrom was without his stick, having thrown it away because it was broken, and he knew that the Washington Capitals couldn't afford to be down another man. Thus, when Nick Leddy took possession of the puck at the right point just over 11 minutes into the first period, Backstrom charged.

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  14. Isles' broken sticks have been bad luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    The Washington Capitals celebrate the game-winning overtime goal at 11:09 of the first overtime period by Nicklas Backstrom #19 against the New York Islanders in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 21, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Bruce Bennett Buzz Deschamps never had this problem.

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  15. Backstrom seals Capitals' 2-1 overtime win over IslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby watches as teammates celebrate with Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom of Sweden after Backstrom scored the winning goal in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. With the victory, the Capitals evened the series at 2-2.

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  16. In regaining home-ice advantage, a a rush of confidencea for the CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    ... Still, if the Capitals could ever claim momentum over the Islanders, the moment arrived once center Nicklas Backstrom notched the overtime game-winner Tuesday night, giving them home-ice advantage again. They had squandered the chance during Game 1 ...

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  17. Source: Oilers meet with ex-Bruins GM ChiarelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ESPN

    ... so it's time to look at the players standing out, agitating opponents and putting on disappearing acts. Nicklas Backstrom was once again instrumental in the favorable outcome for the Capitals, who return home with the series tied 2-2. Detroit's 3-0 ...

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  18. Capitals even series against IslandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... will try new things when the going gets tough, the Capitals were determined to stay the course this time. Nicklas Backstrom delivered a goal and two assists, and Ovechkin scored once, leading the Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer to a 4-3 ...

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  19. Scary! Washington Defenseman Takes Skate to the Face In Overtime Thriller [Video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Daily Caller

    The Washington Capitals took on the New York Islanders in Game 4 of the first round of the NHL Playoffs on Tuesday. Washington would eventually win 2-1 in overtime off of a Nicklas Backstrom wrister - evening the series at two games apiece - but the night was less than enjoyable for one Caps player.

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  20. Braden Holtby steadies Capitals in Game 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    ... available opportunity. Holtby expertly tuned it out. But when the constant noise abruptly stopped after Nicklas Backstrom's game-winning goal in overtime, filling the coliseum with an unsettling quiet, Holtby allowed himself to pay attention to his ...

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