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Philly.com
For the Flyers, Oskar Lindblom might finally be a prospect worth waiting forthe league he won two Cups, a scoring title, the Hart Trophy, and the everlasti
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
the league he won two Cups, a scoring title, the Hart Trophy, and the everlasting devotion of a kid from his home country. Nicklas Backstrom, Henrik Zetterberg, the Sedin twins—Lindblom has admired them all, but not as much as he did... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Amid Capitals' salary cap crunch, untested prospects fight for open roster spotshalf of the team's maximum salary cap space of $75 million is committed to six
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
half of the team's maximum salary cap space of $75 million is committed to six players - Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby, T.J. Oshie and Matt Niskanen - through at least the next three seasons. Washington already... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Otto Porter is getting paid what now?years, $124 million guaranteed) or Norman (five years, $50 million guaranteed)
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
years, $124 million guaranteed) or Norman (five years, $50 million guaranteed) or Strasburg (seven years, $175 million) or Nicklas Backstrom (10 years, $67 million) or anyone else in town whose two eyes are the same color. The most important... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Otto Porter is getting paid what now?years, $124 million guaranteed) or Norman (five years, $50 million guaranteed)
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
years, $124 million guaranteed) or Norman (five years, $50 million guaranteed) or Strasburg (seven years, $175 million) or Nicklas Backstrom (10 years, $67 million) or anyone else in town whose two eyes are the same color. The most important... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Otto Porter is getting paid what now?years, $124 million guaranteed) or Norman (five years, $50 million guaranteed)
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
years, $124 million guaranteed) or Norman (five years, $50 million guaranteed) or Strasburg (seven years, $175 million) or Nicklas Backstrom (10 years, $67 million) or anyone else in town whose two eyes are the same color. The most important... Read more
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The Washington Times
Andre Burakovsky, Capitals agree to two-year deal3-1 deficit to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round, coach Barry Trotz m
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
3-1 deficit to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round, coach Barry Trotz moved Burakovsky to the first line alongside Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie. The move, which involved moving Alex Ovechkin to the third line, helped the Capitals force... Read more
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SportingNews
Capitals re-sign Evgeny Kuznetsov, trade Marcus Johansson to Devilswith 77 points (20g, 57a) in 82 games during the 2015-16 season, becoming the f
SportingNews / Posted 19 days ago
with 77 points (20g, 57a) in 82 games during the 2015-16 season, becoming the first player other than Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom to lead the Capitals in points since 2003-04 (Robert Lang: 74). The Capitals also traded forward Marcus... Read more
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CBC.ca
NHL draft roundup: Flames make biggest splash among Canadian teamsused their all-important top pick on Pettersson, a wiry Swedish centre who mode
CBC.ca / Posted 25 days ago
used their all-important top pick on Pettersson, a wiry Swedish centre who models his game after Washington Capitals ace Nicklas Backstrom. Vancouver wanted a play-making centre who might one day feed Brock Boeser, Jonathan Dahlen, Nikolay... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Grading Canada's teams in the NHL draftis at an elite level. He’s a guy who can be a no. 1 centre on an NHL team as a
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
is at an elite level. He’s a guy who can be a no. 1 centre on an NHL team as a playmaker.” Added Seidel: “He reminds me of Nicklas Backstrom. The more you watch him play, the better he gets.” The Canucks earned rave reviews for most of their other... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Capitals re-sign T.J. Oshie to $46 million, 8-year dealwas a top off-season priority for the Capitals after he enjoyed success as the
Calgary Sun / Posted 28 days ago
was a top off-season priority for the Capitals after he enjoyed success as the top-line right winger with Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. “T.J. is an invaluable member of our team and we felt it was imperative for us to re-sign him in a... Read more
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NBC Washington
Capitals Re-Sign T.J. Oshie to $46 Million, 8-Year DealOshie was a top offseason priority for the Capitals after he enjoyed success as
NBC Washington / Posted 28 days ago
Oshie was a top offseason priority for the Capitals after he enjoyed success as the top-line right winger with Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. "T.J. is an invaluable member of our team and we felt it was imperative for us to re-sign him in a... Read more
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The Washington Times
T.J. Oshie, Capitals agree to eight-year, $46 million contract ahead of free agencyWashington, Oshie has been a highly productive player and stabilized the first
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
Washington, Oshie has been a highly productive player and stabilized the first line playing alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Last season, Oshie scored 33 goals and had 23 assists in just 68 games. At his closeout interview in May,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Capitals re-sign T.J. Oshie to eight-year, $46-million contractwas a top off-season priority for the Capitals after he enjoyed success as the
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 28 days ago
was a top off-season priority for the Capitals after he enjoyed success as the top-line right winger with Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. "T.J. is an invaluable member of our team and we felt it was imperative for us to re-sign him in a... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Significance of McDavid's NHL Awards haul goes far beyond hardwareEvgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin reaching triple figures three times each, and H
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 29 days ago
Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin reaching triple figures three times each, and Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Patrick Kane, Nicklas Backstrom and McDavid each reaching the 100-point plateau once. When he accepted the Ted Lindsay Award, McDavid... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Down Goes Brown: All-time protected lists for all 30 NHL teamsto try to weigh the value of a bunch of Cup rings. Forwards: Alexander Ovechki
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
to try to weigh the value of a bunch of Cup rings. Forwards: Alexander Ovechkin, Petr Bondra, Dale Hunter, Mike Gartner, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Ridley, Michal Pivonka Defencemen: Rod Langway, Kevin Hatcher, Sergei Gonchar Toughest omissions:... Read more
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The Washington Times
Nate Schmidt, Philipp Grubauer highlight Capitals players left unprotected in expansion draftThey have already traded many of their other draft picks. The Capitals protect
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
They have already traded many of their other draft picks. The Capitals protected the following players, as was expected: Nicklas Backstrom (F) Andre Burakovsky (F) Lars Eller (F) Marcus Johansson (F) Evgeny Kuznetsov (F) Alex Ovechkin... Read more
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CBC.ca
NHL releases Vegas expansion draft protection listNess (D) Brooks Orpik (D) Nate Schmidt (D) Kevin Shattenkirk (D) Pheonix Co
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
Ness (D) Brooks Orpik (D) Nate Schmidt (D) Kevin Shattenkirk (D) Pheonix Copley (G) Philipp Grubauer (G) Protected Nicklas Backstrom (F) Andre Burakovsky (F) Lars Eller (F) Marcus Johansson (F) Evgeny Kuznetsov (F) Alex Ovechkin... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL releases list of players protected in Vegas expansion draftNess (D) Brooks Orpik (D) Nate Schmidt (D) Kevin Shattenkirk (D) Pheonix Co
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
Ness (D) Brooks Orpik (D) Nate Schmidt (D) Kevin Shattenkirk (D) Pheonix Copley (G) Philipp Grubauer (G) Protected Nicklas Backstrom (F) Andre Burakovsky (F) Lars Eller (F) Marcus Johansson (F) Evgeny Kuznetsov (F) Alex Ovechkin... Read more
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