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  1. Kuznetsov fills second-line hole in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    ... lying if I said that wasn't one of the funner times of my career for sure, playing with him." Said center Nicklas Backstrom: "He's going to develop. He's already a top player I think and I think we're all seeing he's really talented guy and he's ...

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  2. Once again, monster playoffs means unrestricted uncertainty for Joel WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    ... that, it made it a lot easier for them." Before the postseason began, though, he joined Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on the top line, and eventually settled into a second-line role beside Jason Chimera and Evgeny Kuznetsov for the final - ...

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  3. Capitals expect Tom Wilson to have a bigger role next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Washington Post

    ... high hopes for Wilson entering last season and even played him on the No. 1 line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom for much of November and December. Wilson, though, didn't create enough scoring opportunities with two of the game's most ...

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  4. (Finally) Meet the Tennessean's Adam VinganRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | On the Forecheck

    ... the Capitals began experimenting with tough guy Tom Wilson on the first line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Wilson is more than just an "enforcer," but I asked Barry if he felt that Wilson needed to curb his propensity for fighting when ...

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  5. Caps GM MacLellan discusses 'empty feeling,' 'right path'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Washington Times

    ... Holtby and Evgeny Kuznetsov. MacLellan called finding a right wing to join left wing Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom on the top line "a priority." He's open to a long-term deal for Holtby and sees Kuznetsov as the team's preferred second-line ...

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  6. Bruins in on Former Caps GM McPhee?Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | Stanley Cup of Chowder

    ... Also known as "GMGM", McPhee joined the Caps in 1997 and drafted such superstars as Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, and the Holtbeast, Braden Holbty, and took the team to eight 40-win seasons. But after a handful of disappointments--several Game 7 ...

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  7. Braden Holtby Tops in Honest Abe AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Capitals Outsider

    ... Chimera , who spent some of his time as a healthy scratch this season, came in second with five awards. Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Orpik tied for third. Meanwhile, Karl Alzner was the only regular player who didn't get picked, even once. "I've ...

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  8. Why I Wish The Caps Had WonRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Pension Plan Puppets

    ... the current team have to wear that burden when it has little or nothing to do with them? Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , and Mike Green have indeed been core players for the Caps in all their most recent playoff runs, but the team has evolved a ...

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  9. Friday Caps Clips: Breaking Up is Hard to DoRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Japers' Rink

    ... the former head of the WADA, was not happy with the decision to award the silver medal to noted drug user Nicklas Backstrom . Oh, go pound your own di-... ahem. [ Puck Daddy ] The growth of local hockey in Maryland means that the next generation of ...

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  10. Capitals will break down, then break upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Post

    ... (13-12), trailing by only one goal. "I think we have a great group of guys in here," said center Nicklas Backstrom , who like Ovechkin has never advanced beyond the second round. "The difference from last year, I think we play the right way. I would ...

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  11. Fehr replaces Glencross in Caps' Game 7 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | MSNBC

    ... in a lower line combination, yet he's shown a decent amount of aptitude skating with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom when given the opportunity. Glencross, 32, has been quiet during the playoffs, managing a single goal in 10 games. He hasn't ...

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  12. Joel Ward doesn't believe in 'clutch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | MSNBC

    ... controlled. The results, for the most part, can't. "Obviously we'd like to score and produce out there," Nicklas Backstrom said. "I think we had some good looks last game that we should have put in. But we've just got to keep working hard and play ...

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  13. Video: Brooks Orpik levels Dan BoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | MSNBC

    ... Was it a legal hit? pic.twitter.com/YlGdgv0kfZ It's been a tough series for Boyle, who was shaken up by a Nicklas Backstrom hit just moments before the Capitals beat the buzzer to win Game 1:

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  14. Alex Ovechkin scores but again can't carry Caps deeper into playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Newsday

    ... exorcising his Game 7 demons. "My top guys delivered . . . they grew up today," he said of Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. "I know people went after Alex after he said that [guarantee], but I love to go to the foxhole with guys who stick their neck ...

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  15. Rangers Looking To Keep Game 7 Magic Alive At MSGRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | CBS Local

    ... through your first shift and then building from there and just enjoying the moment." Since Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green made their playoff debuts in 2008, this is the ninth time in 11 playoff series that Washington has gone to a Game ...

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  16. Capitalsa core players have plenty of experience in Game 7sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Washington Post

    ... just fine. a I'll be ready to go." Green is one of three Capitals players, along with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, preparing to play in his franchise-record ninth career Game 7. The Capitals have won just three of their previous eight Game ...

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  17. Capitals lose to Rangers 2-1 in OT in Game 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Washington Times

    ... afterward that the Capitals were going to emerge victorious in the decisive game. Instead, Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green, who have been together since the start of the 2007-08 season, will have to wait until at least next season to ...

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  18. Lundqvist and Rangers face Ovechkin and Capitals in Game 7Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | Northern Michigan News

    ... that they led 3-1, the Capitals have been pushed to Game 7 four times and they're 0-4. Since Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green made their playoff debuts in 2008, this is the ninth time in 11 playoff series that Washington has gone to a Game ...

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  19. Optimistic Capitals hope to change historyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Washington Times

    ... the other's season will draw to an end. "We were looking forward to this for the whole season," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "We don't want it to end [on Wednesday]. We're ready for Game 7, and we're going to show why we're a good team." In early ...

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  20. Can the Washington Capitals win Game 7 against the New York Rangers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Examiner.com

    ... two scorers going early. Ovechkin hasn't scored a single point in four games. His tag team partner, center Nicklas Backstrom, is scoreless in five games. What has killed the Capitals in this series is their inability to score power play goals. ...

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