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  1. First-line role latest for Jay Beagle, the Capitalsa a utility infielderaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... moved forward Andre Burakovsky from the top line and wanted to add "more balance" beside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, he summoned the player for whom descriptive dog puns - dogged, hunted, hounded, works his tail off - are inextricably ...

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  2. With victory over Penguins, Capitals prove attention to detail is paramountRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... right wing, kept the puck in the offensive zone despite falling to a knee, then sent it back to center Nicklas Backstrom before Ovechkin redirected defenseman Karl Alzner's shot from the left point. And, on Fehr's goal, a forecheck from Laich ...

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  3. Ovechkin Propels Himself to NHL Goal-Scoring LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Washington

    ... while simultaneously adding to his repertoire will get him there. "I think overall he's a better player," Nicklas Backstrom said. "He works all over the ice and that helps him in creating offense."

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  4. Capital Moments that Mattered: Let's Talk About That PassRead the original story

    Thursday | Japers' Rink

    Alex Ovechkin's two goals last night got plenty of attention... but once again, Nicklas Backstrom is the man that made it all happen. Last night the Washington Capitals finally ended their four-game losing streak , and their streak of futility in the second night of back-to-backs , by defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0.

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  5. Caps Snap Skid With Emphatic WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Washington

    ... elcomed after a slight deviation. "Right from the start we came out hard and we worked, worked as a team," Nicklas Backstrom said. "We played physical and that paid off."

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  6. Caps show some punch, end skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... pushing it across both blue lines. He stopped hard, kicked up some ice, spun around and passed to center Nicklas Backstrom, who trailed the play. Patient as always, Backstrom slung a pass across the ice to defenseman Karl Alzner, whose point shot ...

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  7. Get your game notes: Pens at CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MSNBC

    ... is on a personal 3-game losing streak (0-2-1 record), and since Dec. 22, he has won just 3 of 12 starts. a Nicklas Backstrom had an assist last night - the 400th of his career - to extent his point streak to 4 games (2G-4A). a John Carlson had an ...

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  8. Daily fantasy hockey: Toews too big a teaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | USA Today

    ... distributor on the second power-play unit. Burakovsky's top-line assignment next to Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom is driving his fantasy stock upward. Burakovsky is doing his part, though: He has a pair of goals and helpers over his last ...

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  9. Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past CapitalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... They'll play the Panthers and Lightning on Thursday and Saturday before returning home. ... Washington's Nicklas Backstrom got his 400th career assist on Burakovsky's goal. He hurt his hand in the third and went to the dressing room, but returned ...

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  10. Road gets tougher for Capitals to end current slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    ... them out. But the "puck luck" has certainly evened out - take, for instance, a hard shot gashing center Nicklas Backstrom's chin and bouncing straight to Cam Atkinson's stick for the eventual game-winner at Nationwide Arena - and the mistakes have ...

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  11. Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past Capitals 4-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | TBD.com

    ... They'll play the Panthers and Lightning on Thursday and Saturday before returning home. ... Washington's Nicklas Backstrom got his 400th career assist on Burakovsky's goal. He hurt his hand in the third and went to the dressing room, but returned ...

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  12. a No excusesa from Capitals after fourth straight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Washington Post

    ... four. We're giving up one, two maybe. Right now we're not there." Backstrom takes one on the chin Center Nicklas Backstrom, who had his chin gashed open by a hard shot during the third period, which later turned into Cam Atkinson's game-winning ...

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  13. Blue Jacketsa Cam Atkinson, Fedor Tyutin send Capitals to fourth consecutive lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Washington Times

    ... and also having a shot blocked and another getting through to McElhinney, who made the save. Washington's Nicklas Backstrom got his 400th career assist on Burakovsky's goal. He took a puck off the face in the third and went to the dressing room, but ...

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  14. Capitalsa skid reaches fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Washington Post

    His sweater stained with blood and a strip of gauze dangling from a chin gashed by a wayward puck, forward Nicklas Backstrom entered the penalty box shaking his head in equal parts confusion and frustration. The Washington Capitals had spent a good portion of Tuesday night recovering from mistakes and climbing from self-dug holes in a 4-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets, but with Backstrom's third-period holding penalty their final comeback bid was squelched.

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  15. Can the Caps Go Back to Their Back-Up?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Japers' Rink

    ... were the ones Peters wanted back, like struggling to recover onto Jamie Benn's goal, the winner after Nicklas Backstrom blasted a one-timer with less than four minutes remaining. Or Jason Spezza's second-period score, which put the Stars up 3-0 ...

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  16. Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... the equalizer with 67 seconds remaining. All-Star forward Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Capitals. Nicklas Backstrom and Jay Beagle also lit the lamp, while Braden Holtby allowed four goals on 31 shots. "We had this game in pretty good control ...

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  17. Back from all-star break, Capitals preach better a puck managementa while leadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    ... his team within one goal, four seconds before the Capitals could escape into intermission. Then, once Nicklas Backstrom's tip-in put Washington ahead 4-2, it allowed two goals over the final five minutes of regulation, survived overtime and lost in ...

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  18. Six-time all-star Alex Ovechkin thriving this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Washington Post

    ... statistics, conventional and advanced, help. Even with seven right wingers rotating beside him and center Nicklas Backstrom , Ovechkin leads the NHL with 219 shots on goal and ranks third with 27 goals. He has posted his highest even-strength ...

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  19. 2015 NHL All-Star Game: Ovechkin balances a obligationa and a funa of 6th selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    ... sideline too. Ovechkin, for his part, pled his case for some bypassed teammates, particularly linemate Nicklas Backstrom. "Yeah, and it's very sad he's not here," Ovechkin said. "He deserve to be here and I think lots of guys from my team deserve to ...

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  20. Once welcoming rest, Capitals now must use All-Star break to a regroupaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    ... when you lose a game before you go for a break, you're going to think about it for a bit," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "I think it's important that we regroup here and have a little time to think about this and get back at it next week." Should ...

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