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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...

Nicklas Backstrom Photos

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