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  1. Halifax O'Brien beats the odds to sign contract with NHL's CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... a little bit starstruck when he looks around the dressing room and sees players like Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green across from him. "You just sit there sometimes and think 'Wow, is this actually happening?' he said. "Just ...

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  2. Washington Capitals 2014-15 Season PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Sen Shot

    Sep 26, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom skates on the ice against the Boston Bruins at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports For a team with so many dynamic offensive talents, the Capitals were rather non-descript and didn't really forge much of an identity under Adam Oates .

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  3. Capitals on the Hot Seat: 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... 30th birthday, Ovechkin is running out of time to prove that he can help bring his team to the next step. Nicklas Backstrom. The other half of Washington's insanely talented scoring duo, Backstrom will continue to show up on this list for as long as ...

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  4. A Tale of Two Phenoms -- Part IVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... they came up with for Game 3 was a shuffling of the forward lines. Ovechkin and Crosby were broken up, Nicklas Backstrom assigned to Ovechkin and Crosby assigned to Alexander Semin . The moves had an effect, but perhaps not what the coaches ...

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  5. Burakovsky Has 'Earned Right' to Make TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NBC Washington

    After yet another impressive preseason performance by rookie forward Andre Burakovsky, the postgame question that has been routinely posed to Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz was slightly altered. "He's earned the right,' Trotz said Thursday following the Capitals' 3-2 preseason shootout victory against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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  6. Burakovsky moves closer to NHL spotRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... opening day at the moment," he said then. The next night, Eric Fehr compared Burakovsky's skills to center Nicklas Backstrom's and marveled at the impressive ascent of a 20-year-old, until he was reminded that Burakovsky, until next February, is ...

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  7. Caps aim to keep power play intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... his trademark left faceoff circle spot. Last season, Ovechkin's 24 man-up goals led the league by nine; Nicklas Backstrom , controlling the operation's pace from the right half-wall, had eight more power-play assists than anyone else. So instead of ...

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  8. Backstrom Bobblehead Shows Off Winter Classic JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Capitals Outsider

    Last month we looked into what could possibly be a brand new Nicklas Backstrom bobblehead which was one of many items offered in the Deluxe Membership for the Caps Kids Club. We took a few stabs at what we thought it would be and thankfully one of them was right! If you noticed in the picture above, smack dab in the middle is a brand new Backstrom bobble featured in the kit.

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  9. Caps switch Johansson back to wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... and it won't hurt Marcus's game." Over the past two seasons, playing mostly wing beside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom (respectively sharing 56.3 and 54.3 percent of his ice time in 2013-14 ), Johansson has scored just five even-strength goals ...

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  10. Morning Bag Skate: Welcome to October, or The Month When Hockey ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Second City Hockey

    ... product will look ( Puck Daddy ) **The Capitals still don't know who will be the No. 2 center behind Nicklas Backstrom , and now old name Brooks Laich is in the mix. Pretty important position to not have figured out roughly a week before opening ...

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  11. Top 100 forwards for the 2014-15 fantasy hockey seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | USA Today

    The top forwards to draft this year, focusing on points only - there are many different sets of rules and stats categories, so we'll just focus on the main one - are the usual group of stars. You might find Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom to be a little high, but new Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz will keep the duo together.

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  12. 2014-15 Washington Capitals PreviewRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sports Network

    ... the shift to the left side will improve his 5-on-5 scoring. One thing that won't change will be center Nicklas Backstrom feeding Ovechkin the puck on the top line. Last season marked the third time in his seven seasons that Backstrom tallied at ...

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  13. A Fehr SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    Read more about Corey here and help fund his work here . ] It's a reasonably well-accepted truth that the Washington Capitals get the most out of Alex Ovechkin when he skates alongside Nicklas Backstrom , and Caps bench boss Barry Trotz has already stated that he sees the two as an inseperable pair that will start the season on the top line.

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  14. Joel Ward scores late in third period as Capitals blank Canadiens 2-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... made several key saves, including back-to-back stops in the third period on Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom Ward put an end to penalty-filled affair at 18:31 of the third when his saucer shot flew into the net just out of the reach ...

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  15. NHL Season Preview: Three Big Questions Facing the Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... by the amount of ice time he's shared with two of the NHL's offensive dynamos in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom , and by holding a spot for a couple years on one wicked power play. That said, the guy making the decisions is new in town, and ...

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  16. Understaffed Capitals top MontrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... out of the way and got solid knee-on-board contact. It's nothing to worry about." To compensate, center Nicklas Backstrom played 24 minutes 15 seconds, which would've ranked as his second-most time-on-ice last season. "You're missing two centermen, ...

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  17. Ward scores in 3rd period, Capitals top Canadiens 2-0 for NHL preseason winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... sustained in last season's playoffs. He made key saves in the third period against Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. The game was sloppy, with 12 minor penalties called - including each team being whistled for too many men on the ice in the first ...

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  18. Bruins face veteran CapsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Boston Herald

    The Bruins are playing their third pre-season game tonight against a Capitals club that has most of its big names, including Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, in the lineup. Niklas Svedberg is in goal for the Bruins.

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  19. Capitals look within for No. 2 centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... maybe it's more of a 'who's comfortable' question, to get used to playing center again," top-line center Nicklas Backstrom said. "But I mean, I think whoever is going to have the best camp is going to play there." SECTION: {section=sports, ...

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  20. Position Previews: Center, Finally a 2CRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Anaheim Calling

    ... an injury. And just yesterday Boudreau compared his skill set (and possibly talent ceiling) to that of Nicklas Backstrom from the Washington Capitals , which would be really nice. Montreal's first round pick (18th) in the 2009 entry draft didn't pan ...

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