Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals controls the puck against Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on March 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)
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Braden Holtby made 32 saves for his eighth shutout of the season, Nicklas Backstrom became Washington's career assists leader, and the Capitals cooled the surging Boston Bruins with a 2-0 victory Sunday night.
Holtby rebounded from being pulled during the second period of Friday night's loss after allowing four goals on 22 shots.
Washington, which had lost three of four on its...
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Nicklas Backstrom is now the greatest passer in Washington Capitals history. Backstrom became the franchise’s all-time leader in assists after picking up his 419th career assist, feeding defenseman John Carlson for a goal in the first period.
Backstrom broke a three-way tie for the lead with Michal Pivonka and teammate Alex Ovechkin.
Nicklas Backstrom becomes the Caps' all-time assist leader.
The New York Rangers moved into first place with their 3-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday and goal Cam Talbot was a major reason why. Talbot continued his impressive month of March by stopping 28 of 29 shots, including one from Nicklas Backstrom that had no business being snagged. During a 2-1 game
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With time winding down on the Capitals’ 5-on-3 advantage, Nicklas Backstrom patiently waited for the puck to the side of the Rangers’ net. The Capitals strung together some passes and found an open Backstrom who was facing an empty net due to Cam Talbot being caught out of position.
You can guess what happens from here.
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AP Image Washngton Capitals and Swedish center Nicklas Backstrom has finally received the silver medal that he was denied after testing positive for high levels of pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine is present in an allergy medication Backstrom has used for seven years. The positive sample meant that Backstrom was suspended from the Olympic gold medal game between Sweden and Canada...
Nicklas Backstrom is finally going to be awarded what he deserves. A report from CSN Washington indicates that Backstrom will receive his silver medal from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on August 28th prior to a Swedish Hockey League game.
You may recall that Backstrom was banned from Sweden’s gold medal game against Canada after failing a drug test. The ruling was an extremely...
Sweden center Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test at the Sochi Games, testing positive for a substance found in an allergy medication, a spokesman for the country's Olympic Committee said Sunday.
Backstrom, who plays for the Washington Capitals in the NHL, was scratched before Sweden's 3-0 loss to Canada in the gold medal game - the last event of the Sochi Olympics.
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Nicklas Backstrom’s grandmother might need to work on her pep talks.
The 26-year-old Washington Capitals forward is just a day away from making his debut in Sochi with Team Sweden, but he probably shouldn’t turn to Nana for any encouraging words before he takes the ice. According to a Google translation of a Swedish story, Backstrom’s 84-year-old grandma, Britt, didn’t pull...