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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Power Ranking Washington Capitals' Top 6 Forwards for 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | 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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  5. 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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  6. Mailbag: New D's, Prospect Development, Wilson's Fists and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | 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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  7. Trotz, coaches talk a oeCapitals waya oeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | 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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  8. Oskar Lindblom, Flyers' youngest prospect at 17, has skills to become a fifth-round stealRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | 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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  9. Coaches, Ovechkin influenced Niskanen in picking CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | 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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  10. 'Awe Factor' Remains for Caps' CarrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | 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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  11. Capital CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | 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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  12. New GM brings change as Capitals sign defencemen Niskanen, Orpik, goalie PetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | 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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  13. With new GM in charge, Capitals make biggest deal of the day to nab NiskanenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Globe and Mail

    ... 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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  14. Brooks Orpik signs with Capitals as new GM makes splashRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | TwinCities

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

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  15. 5 Players the Washington Capitals Should Build Around in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Rant Sports

    ... Washington, but he is a player a lot of teams would like to have. After three down seasons in Washington, Nicklas Backstrom returned to form last season for the Capitals. When at his best, he is a point-scoring machine. In the 2013-14 season, ...

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  16. Potential Trade Chips for CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | NBC Washington

    ... ice time over the past two seasons with Ovechkin (72.8 percent in 2012-13, 56.2 percent in 2013-14) and Nicklas Backstrom (72 percent, 54.2 percent). Yet the 23-year-old has done little to step out of the enveloping shadows cast by his elite ...

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  17. Nine sons of former NHLers have taken different draft pathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | TSN.ca

    ... to mature. He was just five or six years old when Michael played for the Washington Capitals and invited Nicklas Backstrom over to their house. Lemieux still has good relationships with some of Claude's former teammates, including now-Colorado ...

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  18. Nine sons of former NHL players have taken different paths to draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Regina Leader Post

    ... to mature. He was just five or six years old when Michael played for the Washington Capitals and invited Nicklas Backstrom over to their house. Lemieux still has good relationships with some of Claude's former teammates, including now-Colorado ...

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  19. Let's Talk Second-Line Center... AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... to solve the problem (no, Dale Hunter and Adam Oates , moving Jay Beagle to the top line and bumping Nicklas Backstrom to the second line does not do the trick). Finally, last season, Caps' fans' prayers seemed to be answered when the team signed a ...

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  20. Depth Players Washington Capitals Should Chase in Free AgencyRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... with its current core of elite talents in two-time reigning Rocket Richard Trophy recipient Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Karl Alzner and the oft-maligned Mike Green, MacLellan will likely have to build via the draft and through ...

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