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  1. Preview: Caps End Road Trip in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Capitals Outsider

    The Washington Capitals defeated the Calgary Flames Saturday night to avoid losing two games in a row to start off their Canadian road trip. The two goal scorers in this one for the Caps were Joel Ward who had two, his first coming on the power play and Nicklas Backstrom .


  2. Ward scores twice, Capitals down FlamesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sports Network

    Nicklas Backstrom also lit the lamp and Braden Holtby made 20 saves for the Capitals, who have won three of their last four games. The game was tied 1-1 before Ward backhanded home Michael Latta's feed from behind the net 5:41 into the second.


  3. Capitals bounce back in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... the boards to celebrate once the final buzzer rang. Alzner helped seal the victory, springing center Nicklas Backstrom into open ice with a pinhole pass less than one minute into the final period. Anger reigned after that, with three roughings, two ...


  4. Caps Try to Avoid Second Straight LossRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Capitals Outsider

    ... by a score of 3-2. The goals for the Capitals came from John Carlson and Mike Green. On Carlson's goal, Nicklas Backstrom provided the assist for his 500th point. Assisting on Green's goal, rookie Andre Burakovsky continued his fast start. In this ...


  5. Caps looking to get Ovechkin more looksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to be simple and play a simple game." With Eric Fehr returning to the top line beside Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom, the trio has talked about helping Ovechkin, forever a volume shooter capable of launching pucks at all manner of angles, ...


  6. Burakovsky excelling, but knows greater challenges to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Andre Burakovsky strode confidently down the hallways of Rexall Place, past the reporters clustered around Coach Barry Trotz, and opened the door to what he assumed would be the visiting lockers. Instead, it was an administrator's room, and Burakovsky had no time to apologize to General Manager Brian MacLellan before scurrying away, quite possibly the only moment since arriving in the NHL when the 19-year-old rookie appeared to not belong.


  7. Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Flames Game DayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

    ... middle. [ Pressbox DC ] There have been some pretty high-scoring Swedes in the NHL over the years... could Nicklas Backstrom become the highest-scoring Swede of all time? [ THN ] Projecting the roles of some of the youngsters on the team, avoiding ...


  8. Backstrom gets 500th point in 501st game.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Washington Post

    Nicklas Backstrom waited along the right half-wall, the spot where he had learned to be most patient, because who better to conduct the Washington Capitals' explosive power play than the center who desired no spotlight? His blade bounced over the puck. Once, twice, three times, a calming influence for his teammates, torturous for the Edmonton Oilers penalty killers, who just like everyone else in the NHL, were forced to wait while Backstrom selected the vial of poison.


  9. As Capitals start western trip, a bump in the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Washington Post

    ... all night. No one answered. The night started off well enough. Midway through the first period, center Nicklas Backstrom earned his 500th career point in probably the most Nicklas Backstrom way possible, with a quiet assist on the power play, ...


  10. Oilers hold off CapitalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Sports Network

    ... 2-2. Purcell has four assists this season ... The Capitals had won two in a row coming in ... Washington's Nicklas Backstrom picked up his 500th career point.


  11. Nicklas Backstrom Picks Up His 500th PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Japers' Rink

    Nicklas Backstrom has long been a model of consistency and elite offensive talent. Now in his 8th NHL season - and his 8th with the Capitals - Backstrom has operated at just about a point-per-game pace.


  12. Kuznetsov settles into his role with CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    ... in five games, including two on the second power-play unit. There, he mirrors the role of top-line center Nicklas Backstrom along the right half-wall, controlling the puck and looking for passing lines. And while Trotz expressed a desire to give his ...


  13. Caps Go for Third Straight WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Capitals Outsider

    ... rookie forward Andre Burakovsky didn't record a point for the first time in five NHL games, and center Nicklas Backstrom didn't get his 500th career point in his 500th NHL game. It was good to see Braden Holtby receive a rest and the team not be ...


  14. Capitals Score 3 Goals in SO, Beat Panthers 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | CBS Local

    ... last 11 meetings against their former division rival. Each team scored on its first shootout attempt, and Nicklas Backstrom then put the Capitals ahead 2-1. After Peters stopped Jussi Jokinen, the Capitals turned to Ovechkin. The NHL leader in goals ...


  15. Capitals vs. Panthers Recap: Skills Provide the Thrills in Caps' 2-1 Shootout WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Japers' Rink

    ... goaltender Al Montoya in his first start of the season, not to mention the fact that Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was looking for his 500th point in his 500th NHL game, the Caps would have made short work of the Panthers. The Caps stifled the ...


  16. Postgame: Caps summit shootout mountain vs. FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    With the homestand hanging in the balance, the shootout monkey clinging to their backs Saturday night, Capitals Coach Barry Trotz turned to assistant Blaine Forsythe and delegated the responsibility of choosing a third skater. Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov, two slick left-handers, had already poked pucks past Florida goaltender Al Montoya and, because Washington's Justin Peters made a single stop, another goal could win it.


  17. In 500th game, Backstrom looking for 500th pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    Before training camp began, during those veteran-run, no-coaches-allowed morning skates, Karl Alzner noticed Nicklas Backstrom trying something new. It was a simple toe drag maneuver, nothing fancy, reflective of the muted way Backstrom carried himself on the ice.


  18. Trotz: Ovechkin a a delight every nightaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    ... he made no bones about imposing a culture change . This summer, he preached the all-around game of Nicklas Backstrom, and recently began "pounding that drum" for the center as a Selke Trophy candidate . Now, the megaphone points to Alex Ovechkin, ...


  19. Friday Caps Clips: A Devilishly Good TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Japers' Rink

    ... to be Alex Ovechkin, which has turned the captain into the dynamic player Trotz knew he could be. [ CSNW ] Nicklas Backstrom picked up his 499th career point in career game #499... but 500 in each category isn't the ultimate prize he has his eye on. ...


  20. Did You Notice Troy Brouwer Is Wearing Pink Laces?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Capitals Outsider

    ... He used his stick like a lightsaber, redirecting pucks left and right. Was it the Swedish trifecta - Nicklas Backstrom , Andre Burakovsky , and Marcus Johansson - who scored almost back to back? Was it the team's combined +15 after sixty minutes of ...