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CSN Washington Sep 21, 2014

Caps' Backstrom offers advice to Burakovsky

The Caps will open their preseason with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom together again, but Barry Trotz's eyes will be on Andre Burakovsky.
Japers' Rink Sep 16, 2014

The Noon Countdown: Even-Strength Apples

Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at Nicklas Backstrom's helpers at even strength 23 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...the number of even-strength assists for Nicklas Backstrom in 2013-14, his lowest total of any season in which he's played at least 75 games and two fewer than in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season. It's also the lowest per-game rate of his career, and accounted for the lowest percentage of his total assists at just under 38%. Backstrom's struggles at even-strength last year were certainly...
Japers' Rink Aug 29, 2014

Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Backstrom finally gets his silver medal, the Caps are both poorly managed and fascinating and more. Your savory breakfast links: Looking ahead to what to expect from Philipp Grubauer (and when), JP faces his fears and more in this week's mailbag. [Rink] Finally, finally, finally, Nicklas Backstrom is officially a silver medalist. Congrats, sir. [THN, CBS Sports, Expressen, FTW, THN] Alex Ovechkin scores a lot of goals. And last time I checked, the way a hockey team wins games is by getting more of those goal thingys than the other team. But...

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Capitals Player News

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    Michael Latta

    Center Michael Latta flips into Capitals roster battle

  • 1

    John Erskine

    John Erskine scores a goal assisted by Mitchell and O'Brien

  • 1

    Troy Brouwer

    Troy Brouwer cuts lead with a third period goal (VIDEO)

  • 1

    Kris Newbury

  • 1

    Chris Brown

  • 1

    Garrett Mitchell

    Garrett Mitchell and Brayden Schenn get 5 for fighting (VIDEO)

  • Alex Ovechkin

    Caps' Backstrom offers advice to Burakovsky

  • Dmitry Orlov

    ‘No pain’ in Dmitry Orlov’s wrist, but Capitals defenseman still unsure about return

  • Andre Burakovsky

    Caps Insider: Andre Burakovsky’s growth at center continued in Capitals’ preseason win

  • Mike Green

    No extension talks for defenseman Mike Green, but confidence from Capitals brass