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  1. Another late five-on-three penalty kill boosted Capitals over PanthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... He felt Burakovsky hadn't crumpled under the pressure of skating beside top-liners Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom. Before that, though, he used his pulpit to preach about diving, clearly feeling Orpik should not have been sent away, the ...

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  2. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin shines in bright spotlight at Winter ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... drives the Capitals' success as the face of the franchise and has been the leader of the core of Green, Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich for the past decade. Playoff success has eluded this group, but absent a couple of tough series, the 2004 No. ...

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  3. Winter Classic starts New Year in styleRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Sportsnet.ca

    ... while bouncing around in unison. "I think it was kind of like an old Capitals celebration," said centre Nicklas Backstrom. "When we were a little younger we used to jump around." "It's a celebration of our game," explained teammate Matt Niskanen. ...

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  4. I still want a Queen City Winter Classic! You with me?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | 700WLW Cincinnati

    ... on board last year! What do you think? Am I nuts? Or am I crazy like a fox? WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 01: Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals attempts to block the shot of Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period of ...

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  5. Get your game notes: 'Hawks at Caps, 2015 Winter ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... 2014 Stadium Series game at Soldier Field. CHI defeated PIT 5-1, and Crawford made 31 saves on 32 shots. a Nicklas Backstrom has more goals (7) in 13 December games than he did in his previous 23 games of the season (5). a Backstrom leads the Caps ...

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  6. Winter Classic Preview: Chicago Blackhawks to Take it Outside Against Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Blackhhawk up

    ... superstar and underrated defensive forward. Ovechkin will undoubtedly be a factor in today's game. Nicklas Backstrom currently leads the Caps' in points, with 38 in 26 games played. Andre Burakovsky and Evgeny Kuznetzof have made their respective ...

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  7. Capitalsa Jay Beagle shouldna t share ice time with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas BackstromRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Backstrom and Beagle to defend a one-goal lead late in the third quarter . The trio of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, and Jay Beagle appeared, quite surprisingly, early in the third period with Washington holding a one goal lead. The team won, ...

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  8. Capsa struggling PP faces Blackhawksa suffocating PKRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... with sloppy passing in the attacking end. "I think breakouts and entrances have been bad for us," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "We have to get more shots, I think, and more traffic in front of the net too. That's an area we want to improve in, ...

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  9. What's Going on with the Capitals' Power Play?Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... upwards of 60% of the five-on-four ice time. Those four constants have been forwards Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , Troy Brouwer and Marcus Johansson . The one thing that has changed has been the defenseman up top. John Carlson started the ...

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  10. Matt Niskanen Bobblehead On the WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Capitals Outsider

    ... looks like this bobble may be coming from the same company that produced the Winter Classic bobblehead of Nicklas Backstrom . This comes as a bit of a surprise as it's Niskanen's first year on the Caps but, since he's signed to a longterm deal, it's ...

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  11. In final visit to Nassau Coliseum, Capitals take familiar resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For the second time in one month and two days, the New York Islanders celebrated an overtime victory on their home ice while the Washington Capitals trudged into the visiting locker room at Nassau Coliseum, a single skater lagging behind. The night before Thanksgiving, center Nicklas Backstrom stood ready to spring from the penalty box when the game-winning goal was scored; Monday night, it was Evgeny Kuznetsov's turn.

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  12. Nash, St. Louis catapult BlueshirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    ... battle with Ovechkin, standing up the Washington star as he broke toward the net. Ovechkin and linemate Nicklas Backstrom almost tied it later in the period when they had consecutive point-blank shots that Lundqvist denied. St. Louis got the goal at ...

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  13. Capitals at Islanders: Game 36 discussion threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... we've played. I don't expect anything different." "I think this is a classic building actually," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "Lots of good stories from back in the day. It's produced a lot of big names and back in the day, when they were huge, ...

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  14. Pregame notes: Caps tweak power play by switching Johansson, BackstromRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Fellow Swedes Marcus Johansson and Nicklas Backstrom have spent several seasons together on the Washington Capitals' power play, respectively anchoring the goal line and half-wall in the 1-3-1 system. Recently, however, with the unit having converted just 4 of 32 chances over the past eight games, Coach Barry Trotz switched the two, hoping for "a little bit of rotation."

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  15. The O's Have It: Maximizing Return On the Orpik InvestmentRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... Corsi-For percentage get a bump when playing alongside the Great Eight (and, of course, his usual center, Nicklas Backstrom ). One of Ovechkin's most-frequent on-ice teammates, Brooks Orpik , has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the ...

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  16. Leftovers from Niskanen, Orpik talking Pittsburgh reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... top-end guys here, they play a little different than top-end guys play other places. [Alex Ovechkin] and [Nicklas Backstrom] have different tendencies than [Sidney Crosby] and [Evgeny Malkin] in Pittsburgh or guys I played with in Dallas. But it ...

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  17. Caps Winter Classic MinifiguresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Capitals Outsider

    While most of the Caps are already available in their home reds , the company Oyo has now released Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , Mike Green , Braden Holtby and even the mascot Slapshot as minifigures wearing the new Winter Classic jersey. Other than the colors, these are just like the others.

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  18. For weary Capitals, holiday rest comes at perfect timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... this divisional matchup more competitive early. "We're not really scared of any team I think," said center Nicklas Backstrom, whose four-minute high-stick occurred just before New York's fourth and final goal. "We know we can beat anyone. Even first ...

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  19. Rangers beat Capitals 4-2 for 7th straight winRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... battle with Ovechkin, standing up the Washington star as he broke toward the net. Ovechkin and linemate Nicklas Backstrom almost tied it later in the period when they had consecutive point-blank shots that Lundqvist denied. St. Louis got the goal at ...

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  20. Postgame: In streak-busting loss, a tale of three periodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... hemmed the Rangers for long possessions and backed the hosts into a corner. "Came out harder," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "We played simpler, I think, and we got pucks to the net and we created traffic in front of the net too. We were a little ...

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