Found April 19, 2012 on
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BTW, that's my favorite Capitals logo ever. I'm not sure why they ever got away from that logo or that color scheme. It was different, and thus, was like-able. Now their jerseys and color scheme, much like their hockey team, is just some generic pile of ****. (Almost) every team uses red, white and blue as their colors. I mean, you can just around the NHL and see which team uses red (or a variation of red) as their primary color. Not many people use blue, especially the shade of blue that Washington used. The jerseys themselves were nothing special, but you can always redesign a jersey. I always thought the alternate jerseys were cool though. I have a soft spot for black jerseys. Probably located somewhere around my calf muscle, I'm not too sure yet. Alright, let's talk about this game. Nicklas Backstrom has been suspended for this game and that's massive for Boston. Everyone and anyone with a brain can watch the clip of what happened and realize that Backstrom w...
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from TSN, Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals is scheduled for a disciplinary hearing as a result of his cross-check on Boston Bruins forward Rich Peverley at the end of Monday’s game.
Backstrom was assessed a match penalty on the play.
The hearing will likely be held on Wednesday with Game 4 of the series slated for Thursday.
Capitals head coach Dale Hunter defended...
Nicklas Backstrom will have reason to be happy this weekend, when his suspension is lifted and he returns to the Washington Capitals lineup against the Bruins. Earlier this week, we asked fans to send in their altered versions of a photo where Backstrom looked pretty pleased with himself. After sorting through the entries, we found some of the best ones. Check them out below. NESN...
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom has been suspended by the NHL for one game after cross-checking Boston Bruins forward Rich Peverley at the end of Game 3 in their first-round series on Monday night.
Backstrom was given a match penalty for attempt to injure, which carried an automatic suspension.
Washington coach Dale Hunter said earlier Tuesday that Backstrom '...
The Washington Capitals issued a statement on the team's website regarding the suspension of center Nicklas Backstrom on Wednesday.The statement is as follows:"We disagree with the NHL’s decision to suspend Nicklas Backstrom. This
has been a competitive and physical series, and we do not understand why
a suspension was imposed in this case while other incidents in...
Nicklas Backstrom has enjoyed happier days than he will on Thursday. That's because the Washington forward will be sitting out Game 4 of the Bruins-Capitals after being suspended one game for cross-checking Rich Peverley at the end of Game 3. Once upon a time, Backstrom basked in the glow of a game-winning goal and looked awfuly happy. Since then, however, he hasn't had much...
The Bruins won't have to deal with the Washington's Nicklas Backstrom on Thursday, but they're not breathing easy. Most of the players agree that the Capitals are still going to be tough at home, and they say they’re more focused on making sure the Bruins themselves are ready to play. Andy Brickley, however, has some ideas about how the B's can take advantage on...
Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was suspended for Thursday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Boston Bruins.
Backstrom cross-checked Boston forward Rich Peverley in the face following the final buzzer of the Bruins' Game 3 victory on Monday.
Backstrom received a match penalty - and according to NHL rules, any player receiving...
Boston coach Claude Julien says it's ''ludicrous'' to think the Bruins would target the head of Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who missed half the season with a concussion.
Asked Wednesday for his reaction to Washington coach Dale Hunter's charge the Bruins were ''crossing the line'' by going after Backstrom during the teams' first...
Down 2-1 in the best-of-seven series, the Washington Capitals are in desperate need of a victory in Game 4 on Thursday. Well, it appears that Dale Hunter's team will have to take on that challenge without one their best scorers. Nicklas Backstrom has been suspended for Game 4 by the NHL for his cross check to the head of Bruins' forward Rich Peverley at the end of Monday...
This was the fourth suspension of the day. As expected, Nicklas Backstrom has been suspended by the NHL for his crosscheck on Richard Peverley which resulted in Backstom receiving a match penalty. The NHL wouldn't rescind the match penalty. Of course one of the dirtiest players to ever play in the NHL defended his player. I wouldn't expect anything less.
Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas is using his blocker as a weapon. Nicklas Backstrom, the Washington Capitals No. 1 center who missed half the season with a concussion, had his head targeted. Bruins forwards Milan Lucic is a "crybaby" and, by the way, Boston's game-winning goal in Monday's Game 3 was set up by an offside play.
Talk during the two-day break between...
A Matter of 6 Inches
Boy, oh boy, bet Nicklas Backstrom wishes he'd have kept his late game cross-check on Rich Peverley about 6 inches lower!
Had Washington's #1 center man been able to keep his cross-check below Peverley's face, there's a very likely chance that his actions would have resulted in, at best, a two minute minor. But instead of Backstrom simply...
One of the dirtiest hockey players to ever play in the NHL is accusing the Boston Bruins of going after Nicklas Backstrom. I guess the former goon Hunter would be able to spot this type of behavior on the sight? In case you’ve forgotten, this is the same Dale Hunter that delivered one of the direst cheap shots I have ever witnessed to former Islander former Pierre Turgeon in Game...
Maybe it's because they realized they have awakened a sleeping bear, or maybe they truly are sorry. In any event, handing out apologies seems to be a common theme amongst the Capitals following Game 3 against the Bruins. A day after Karl Alzner apologized to Brad Marchand for an elbow to the head, Nicklas Backstrom apologized for cross-checking Rich Peverley in the face. "...
Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter is whining that the Boston Bruins have been going after the head of center Nicklas Backstrom. "It is crossing the line. To grab his head all the time is not the...
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