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5KSDK St. Louis
Prosser back looking to stick with Blues this timeJordan Schmaltz, Thomas Vannelli, Jake Walman Goalie: Ville Husso, Jordan Binn
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
Jordan Schmaltz, Thomas Vannelli, Jake Walman Goalie: Ville Husso, Jordan Binnington The Capitals' lineup: Jakub Vrana-Nicklas Backstrom-T.J. Oshie Andre Burakovsky-Travis Boyd-Devante Smith-Pelly Chandler Stephenson-Lars Eller-Tom... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Jonathan Drouin shows off power-play prowess in Canadiens debutdecision at the right time.” It’s a common trait in players who dominate from
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
decision at the right time.” It’s a common trait in players who dominate from the half-wall on the power play. Look at Nicklas Backstrom, who didn’t dress for the Capitals on Wednesday. Watch Chicago’s Patrick Kane. Or do what Drouin does and... Read more
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TSN
Eyeing 10 training camp developments100-point scorers over the past five seasons. 2. No Nick and Ovi For the firs
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
100-point scorers over the past five seasons. 2. No Nick and Ovi For the first time in nearly a decade, Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom won’t start the season on the same line. Ovechkin will instead start on a tandem with Evgeny Kuznetsov;... Read more
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The Washington Times
Evgeny Kuznetsov’s youth is the Capitals’ futuresaid he wants to evaluate how Ovechkin plays with Kuznetsov. The line is somew
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
said he wants to evaluate how Ovechkin plays with Kuznetsov. The line is somewhat surprising considering Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom have a long history of playing together. Still, splitting up stars isn’t uncommon. The Chicago Blackhawks,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Marcus Johansson doesn’t have to wait long to face Capitalsgame Monday in New Jersey, which is the preseason opener for both teams. “Yeah
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
game Monday in New Jersey, which is the preseason opener for both teams. “Yeah, it’ll be different,” Capitals star Nicklas Backstrom said. “He’s a good friend of mine and we’ve had some good years with the Caps, but we all know as hockey... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Washington Capitalshave everything required to win a Stanley Cup: a pair of forwards you can build
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
have everything required to win a Stanley Cup: a pair of forwards you can build a franchise around in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom; high-end supplementary scoring provided by players like Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie; a world-class... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
NHL players grudgingly tolerate Olympic absenceless than a quarter of the league's players. "Eventually the NHL is going to h
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
less than a quarter of the league's players. "Eventually the NHL is going to have us play the Olympics again," Swede Nicklas Backstrom said. "But it is what it is now. We've just got to look forward, and hopefully we can play the next... Read more
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The Washington Times
Alex Ovechkin: ‘We’re not gonna be suck this year’goals in the NHL? Ovechkin said the mark depends on how you play. As for speed
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
goals in the NHL? Ovechkin said the mark depends on how you play. As for speed, the problem isn’t exclusive to Ovechkin. Nicklas Backstrom, the Capitals’ other star, said he’s always trying to get faster as a hockey player — including mentally.... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absenceless than a quarter of the league�s players. �Eventually the NHL is going to h
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
less than a quarter of the league�s players. �Eventually the NHL is going to have us play the Olympics again,� Swede Nicklas Backstrom said. �But it is what it is now. We�ve just got to look forward, and hopefully we can play the next... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absenceless than a quarter of the league’s players. “Eventually the NHL is going to h
The Oakland Press / Posted 8 days ago
less than a quarter of the league’s players. “Eventually the NHL is going to have us play the Olympics again,” Swede Nicklas Backstrom said. “But it is what it is now. We’ve just got to look forward, and hopefully we can play the next... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alex Ovechkin, blocked from taking another shot at Olympic goldBraden Holtby might have been in net for Canada; T.J. Oshie and John Carlson co
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Braden Holtby might have been in net for Canada; T.J. Oshie and John Carlson could have reprised their roles for Team USA; Nicklas Backstrom might have centered Sweden's top line, and so forth. Oshie read Ovechkin's words, and basically nodded his... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absenceless than a quarter of the league's players. "Eventually the NHL is going to h
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
less than a quarter of the league's players. "Eventually the NHL is going to have us play the Olympics again," Swede Nicklas Backstrom said. "But it is what it is now. We've just got to look forward, and hopefully we can play the next... Read more
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CTV News
Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absenceless than a quarter of the league's players. "Eventually the NHL is going to h
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
less than a quarter of the league's players. "Eventually the NHL is going to have us play the Olympics again," Swede Nicklas Backstrom said. "But it is what it is now. We've just got to look forward, and hopefully we can play the next... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Barry Trotz counting on Capitals' youth to replace departing vetsChandler Stephenson to make the team. He said it will probably require Stephens
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Chandler Stephenson to make the team. He said it will probably require Stephenson to shift to the wing from centre where Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Jay Beagle will take up most of the minutes. The 23-year-old has played 13 games with... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Maple Leafs' William Nylander is about to have his price go upprogress. Hopping from the right side of one elite centre (Auston Matthews) to
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 16 days ago
progress. Hopping from the right side of one elite centre (Auston Matthews) to another (countryman and childhood idol Nicklas Backstrom), Nylander is having himself one helluva 2017. Since Jan. 1, the artist formerly known as “Snizzbone” has... Read more
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TSN
Projected Top 300 Scorershis first full year in the NHL. McDavid is on top, followed by Crosby, Patrick
TSN / Posted 17 days ago
his first full year in the NHL. McDavid is on top, followed by Crosby, Patrick Kane, Nikita Kucherov, Jamie Benn and Nicklas Backstrom, with Tyler Seguin and Vladimir Tarasenko not far behind. One interesting note is that, even though my... Read more
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SportingNews
Is Artemi Panarin the Blue Jackets' missing link?the entire league. The only players with more points than his 151 the past two
SportingNews / Posted 22 days ago
the entire league. The only players with more points than his 151 the past two seasons are Kane, Sidney Crosby, Jamie Benn, Nicklas Backstrom, Erik Karlsson and Blake Wheeler. He is tied with Nikita Kucherov. Offensively, at least when it comes to... Read more

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