With a loss to the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday evening, the Washington Capitals have drawn their record in their last 20 games to 10-10-0 and are in the midst of their toughest stretch of the 2019-20 season.
The following is an interview with Nicklas Backstrom conducted by the Swedish media outlet Expressen.se, and published on February 16, 2020. In the interview, Backstrom discuses a new child due in April (just before playoffs starts), being his own agent, how he handles his money and favorite “down time” activities.
The Capitals allowed the Golden Knights to jump out to a 3-0 lead on Monday night, given them an advantage they'd never relinquish. T.J. Oshie and Lars Eller spoke on the Caps' slow start after the game.
Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin is still chasing 700 goals tonight, but he sent former Capital and Vegas Golden Knights’ defenseman Nate Schmidt over the boards into the Knights’ bench towards the end of the opening frame.
Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo The Washington Capitals held a Sunday practice ahead of their tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday (6:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington locally and on NBCSN nationally).
Photo: Caroline O’Connor/Great Save Productions/Hershey Bears After a slow start to the 2019-20 season, Hershey Bears forward Philippe Maillet has raised his game and has arguably been the Bears’ best player since the turn of the new year.
As Evgeny Kuznetsov recovers from his upper body injury sustained against the New York Islanders on February 10th, Lars Eller has been slotted into his vacancy on the second line with TJ Oshie and Jakub Vrana.