Nicklas Backstrom

Ryan Zimmerman takes slap shots from Ovi at Caps practice
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Chris Lingebach
January 16, 2020 - 8:01 pm
Still without a contract, Ryan Zimmerman was finally able to pay up on some years-old smack talk with the Capitals.
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Backstrom 'critical' to Caps' pursuit of another Stanley Cup
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Chris Lingebach
January 16, 2020 - 6:41 pm
Why Craig Laughlin believes Nicklas Backstrom is fundamental to the Caps' success and his thoughts on what's made the center so special for all these years.
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Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to five-year extension
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Chris Lingebach
January 14, 2020 - 10:24 am
The Capitals drop a big surprise, announcing a new five-year, $46 million contract for Nicklas Backstrom. Let's celebrate his extraordinary career accomplishments!
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Ilya Samsonov learning English faster than anticipated
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Chris Lingebach
December 20, 2019 - 11:00 am
With Ilya Samsonov's success key to determining the Caps' future, it's good to know teammates says he's acclimating to the U.S. quickly.
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John Carlson continues chasing down Norris Trophy
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Chris Lingebach
December 16, 2019 - 10:30 am
John Carlson is putting together the season of his life.
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Capitals' depth being tested by spate of injuries
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Chris Lingebach
November 27, 2019 - 6:41 pm
The Caps have dealt with so many injuries in such a short amount of time, a turnstile should be affixed at the entrance of the locker room for incoming players.
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Reirden hopeful new Backstrom contract 'will get worked out'
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Chris Lingebach
November 27, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Negotiations are reportedly underway between the Capitals and franchise player Nicklas Backstrom. Caps coach Todd Reirden weighs in on those negotiations.
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Capitals celebrate Nationals' World Series win
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Ben Krimmel
October 31, 2019 - 10:59 am
Capitals Halloween party turns into wild Nationals World Series party.
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Chris Russell
June 17, 2019 - 7:31 am
The Caps are smartly managing their limited resources and improving their team in the long run.
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Capitals punish Hurricanes are one win away from 2nd round.
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Chris Russell
April 21, 2019 - 1:35 am
Dominant Capitals dispatch Hurricanes, seize control of series with 6-0 win.
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