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Rotoworld Apr 12, 2014

Nicklas Backstrom picks up 2 points vs. Hawks - Nicklas Backstrom (C) Washington Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom notched a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-0 blanking of Chicago.
CSN Washington Apr 12, 2014

'We're the ones that should be ashamed'

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom said the players, not the coaching staff, deserve the blame for the team’s failed expectations.
Japers' Rink Apr 10, 2014

The Noon Number: Playing for Pride

A look at a first for the Caps' top pivot 0 - Number of regular season and playoff games Nicklas Backstrom has played in his NHL career with the Capitals already eliminated from contention for that season's Stanley Cup. Backstrom's 550th game, tonight in Raleigh, will be his first "meaningless" contest in a Caps sweater.
CSN Washington Apr 4, 2014

Nicklas Backstrom: 'We put ourselves in this position'

The Capitals could have moved within two points of the Blue Jackets in the wild-card race. Instead, they are four back with five to play.
Washington Post Mar 27, 2014

Caps’ Backstrom says he’ll be ready for Saturday’s game

After leaving the Capitals’ shootout loss to the Kings on Tuesday with an undisclosed upper-body injury, center Nicklas Backstrom said Thursday that he will “absolutely” play Saturday against the Bruins. Read full article >>    
CSN Washington Mar 27, 2014

Backstrom 'absolutely' ready to face Bruins

Nicklas Backstrom, Mikhail Grabovski and Jack Hillen all hope to be in the lineup Saturday afternoon against the Boston Bruins.
CSN Washington Mar 27, 2014

Backstrom back on ice after scary hit vs LAK

Caps fans can breathe a sigh of releif today. Nicklas Backstrom was out taking regular shifts on the Capitals second line with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Troy Brouwer.

Nicklas Backstrom participates in Caps’ practice; Jack Hillen sidelined

Nicklas Backstrom was back on the ice Thursday morning for practice apparently no worse for wear after absorbing a hard check from Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty in the second period of Tuesday’s game. It’s a positive sign for the Capitals, who certainly didn’t want to lose their top center for any length of time […]    
Japers' Rink Mar 27, 2014
Thursday Caps Clips: Is It Saturday Yet?

Thursday Caps Clips: Is It Saturday Yet?

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A sort-of status update for Nicklas Backstrom, a look at the score most dangerous to the Caps' playoff hopes, Kuznetsov settles in, and more. Your savory breakfast links: The team had the day off yesterday; practice begins at 10:15 today after the team photo. This Kings game was the Caps' season in a snowglobe. The good, the bad, and the facepalm of it all. [WaPo] "I'm not going to miss any games." Nicklas Backstrom sent a note by text to Swedish journalist Gunnar Nordstrom. Here's hoping. [Hockey Ramblings] No word yet regarding Jack Hillen,...
Washington Post Mar 26, 2014

Caps Insider: Nicklas Backstrom, Jack Hillen both leave game against Kings with injuries

The Capitals failed to pick up two points Tuesday night, falling 5-4 in a shootout to the Los Angeles Kings at Verizon Center. But equally if not more concerning than that unrealized extra point is the uncertain health of both Nicklas Backstrom and Jack Hillen. Read full article >>    

Nicklas Backstrom, Jack Hillen both leave game against Kings with injuries

The Capitals failed to pick up two points Tuesday night, falling 5-4 in a shootout to the Los Angeles Kings at Verizon Center. But equally if not more concerning than that unrealized extra point is the uncertain health of both Nicklas Backstrom and Jack Hillen. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty upended Backstrom 5 minutes 3 seconds […]    
CSN Washington Mar 25, 2014

"Precautionary" reasons sideline Backstrom vs. Kings

Why was Nicklas Backstrom held out of the game after the second period on Tuesday? Capitals head coach Adam Oates explained postgame.

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