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Japers' Rink Feb 22, 2017
Capitals vs. Flyers Second Period Thread

Capitals vs. Flyers Second Period Thread

After an early Flyers goal was waved off for goalie interference, the Caps hopped to it themselves, potting markers by Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov to make it 2-0. Second period ahead. Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
Japers' Rink Feb 19, 2017
Sunday Caps Clips: Last Cup of Joe; Caps @ Rangers Game Day

Sunday Caps Clips: Last Cup of Joe; Caps @ Rangers Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps say farewell to the Joe and prepare to take on the Rangers, Orpik pummels Ott and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday’s shootout loss from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz, locker room), NHL.com, AP, Frankovic, WaPo, CSNMA (gamer, rewind), Peerless, NoVa Caps, RMNB, KK, Detroit Free Press, MLive, and WiiM. Two goals in two games for Zach Sanford. That’s good, right? [CSNMA] If you ever wondered why Nicklas Backstrom stayed in Sweden an extra year, you can blame Henrik Zetterberg....
Japers' Rink Feb 13, 2017
The Noon Number: Forward Motion

The Noon Number: Forward Motion

A look at the production from the Caps’ forwards this season. 5 - Number of Capitals’ forwards who have scored at least 15 goals this season, tied with Pittsburgh, Minnesota and Winnipeg for the most in the League. All five of those players - Alex Ovechkin (26), T.J. Oshie (23), Marcus Johansson (19), Justin Williams (18) and Nicklas Backstrom (17) - have scored at least 17 goals; only Pittsburgh has as many. In total, 10 of the Caps’ 12 forwards have hit double-digits in goals. That’s tied with the Wild for tops in the NHL, and the Caps trail only the Wild when it comes to...
FOX Sports Feb 4, 2017
Backstrom scores in 3rd as Capitals topple Canadiens 3-2

Backstrom scores in 3rd as Capitals topple Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Nicklas Backstrom scored in the third period as the Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday in the third and final meeting between the teams this season.
FOX Sports Feb 4, 2017
Backstrom scores in 3rd period as Capitals topple Canadiens

Backstrom scores in 3rd period as Capitals topple Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) Nicklas Backstrom scored in the third period as the Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday in the third and final meeting between the teams this season.
FOX Sports Feb 1, 2017
Backstrom has 3-point night as Capitals beat Bruins 5-3

Backstrom has 3-point night as Capitals beat Bruins 5-3

WASHINGTON (AP) Nicklas Backstrom had three points and Alex Ovechkin continued to climb the NHL's goal-scoring charts as the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Rotoworld Jan 29, 2017

Nicklas Backstrom producing once again - Nicklas Backstrom (C) Washington Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom is on pace for yet another productive season with 47 points in 49 games at the All Star Break.

Nicklas Backstrom Photos

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