1:25 AM EDT, Fri August 28, 2015
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

What will Backstrom's absence mean for Burakovsky?

Nicklas Backstrom is uncertain if he will be ready for the Capitals' season opener. That could mean more ice time for Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky.
Japers' Rink Aug 25, 2015

The Noon Countdown: Rock 'Em Like a Hurricane

Counting down the days until the 2015-16 season with a look at Backstrom's stormy past 46 - Number of days remaining until the 2015-16 season. But it's also... ...the number of points scored by Nicklas Backstrom against the Carolina Hurricanes in his career, the most points he has against any team in the NHL. 12 of those 46 points have been goals, including the one he scored last season (which actually was his lone point vs. the 'Canes in 2014-15). That's the second-most Backstrom has against any team, tied with his total against the Flyers and one behind his career total in tallies against...
CSN Washington Aug 24, 2015

Capitals' depth at center hinges on Backstrom's health

Nicklas Backstrom isn't just the Capitals' best center -- he's also one of their most important players.

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