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Japers' Rink Sep 12, 2017
The Noon Countdown: Swede Season

The Noon Countdown: Swede Season

A look at a strong 2016-17 for the team’s top Swede 23 - Number of days remaining until the 2017-18 season. But it’s also... ...the number of goals scored by Nicklas Backstrom in 2016-17, his second-highest career total. Backstrom cracked the 20-goal mark for the fourth time in his 10-year career, and was one of five Capitals (Alex Ovechkin, Marcus Johansson, T.J. Oshie and Justin Williams) to score at least 20 goals last season. Backstrom finished the season with 86 points - not only the third-best mark of his career, but also the fourth-best point total in the League behind only...
CSN Washington Sep 3, 2017

Nicklas Backstrom donates bonus check to youth hockey organization

Nicklas Backstrom received a sizable bonus for helping lead Team Sweden to a World Championship win back in May. This weekend, he decided to
Japers' Rink Sep 2, 2017
Saturday Caps Clips

Saturday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Djoos bulks up, Backstrom believes the curse will end and more. Your savory breakfast links: Caps’ prospect Christian Djoos has added a whole four pounds to his slender frame in hopes of cracking the NHL roster this year. [WaPo, CSNMA] Nicklas Backstrom believes that the Caps’ “curse” will be lifted. Here’s hoping, big guy. [NoVa Caps] All-time Caps roster: go. [CSNMA] The Caps are going to need more at even strength from their slimmed-down captain. [NoVa Caps] Previewing the season ahead for Tom Wilson... [CSNMA] ...and Philipp...

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