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How Nicklas Backstrom’s Numbers Stack Up In MVP Race

What makes an MVP? No two people may have the same exact definition of what qualifies a player to be the ‘most valuable’ in the league, but most can agree that being the best player on the top team usually puts you in the position to win it.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Nicklas Backstrom threads puck through defenseman’s legs to go top shelf

Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom is known as a magician on the ice, in large due to his excellent passing skills. But Wednesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, Backstrom fired a shot that showed off his magical skills when shooting the puck. Backstrom controlled the loose puck in the offensive zone off the giveaway by the Flyers. Only thing standing in his way of a lane to Flyers’...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago

Nicklas Backstrom's shot deflects off defender for 1st goal

Nicklas Backstrom shot deflects off defender for the first goal of the game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Backstrom discusses the Caps' 2-1 loss

Nicklas Backstrom talks to the media after the Caps' 2-1 loss on Sunday afternoon.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago

Nicklas Backstrom enjoyed the much-needed break for the Captials

Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago

Is this the best year of Nicklas Backstrom's career?

In a Monday interview with the Sports Junkies, Neil Greenberg says he thinks Nicklas Backstrom is one of the most underrated superstars in any sport,
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 days ago

Backstrom scores in 3rd as Capitals topple Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Nicklas Backstrom scored in the third period as the Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday in the third and final meeting between the teams this season. Jay Beagle and Andre Burakovsky also scored for Washington (35-11-6). Braden Holtby stopped 19 of 21 shots. He's won his last 10 starts. Alexander Radulov and Max Pacioretty scored for...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstrom scores in 3rd period as Capitals topple Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) Nicklas Backstrom scored in the third period as the Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday in the third and final meeting between the teams this season. Jay Beagle and Andre Burakovsky also scored for Washington (35-11-6). Braden Holtby stopped 19 of 21 shots. He's won his last 10 starts. Alexander Radulov and Max Pacioretty scored for...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstrom has 3-point night as Capitals beat Bruins 5-3

WASHINGTON (AP) Nicklas Backstrom had three points and Alex Ovechkin continued to climb the NHL's goal-scoring charts as the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Wednesday night. The Bruins' winning streak ended at three, and they got a scare when center Patrice Bergeron took a slap shot off his right leg. League-leading Washington extended its winning streak against...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom could miss the start of next season after hip surgery

After undergoing hip surgery late last month, it was thought that Caps center Nicklas Backstrom would be ready for the start of the season. But according to a report coming out of Sweden, Capitals fans should probably hold off on that. Backstrom gave an interview to Gefle Dagblad in Sweden, and with the help of Google Translate, here’s the part where Nicklas talks about his surgery...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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