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  • • Caps coach: Lee's hit on Backstrom 'predatory'
    Capitals coach Todd Reirden took exception to Anders Lee's heavy hit on Nicklas Backstrom in Wednesday's series opener, calling it "late" and "predatory."...2020
  • • Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman starts fund for health care workers, Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom donates $20K
    Zimmerman's fundraising goal is $250,000...2020
  • • Nicklas Backstrom jokes that digital hat-trick came because he didn't hear Alex Ovechkin yelling for the puck
    The Capitals center was able to joke about his simulated accomplishment....2020
  • • Hiatus Diaries: Nicklas Backstrom shows off goalie skills
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche dropped by Washington Capitals 3-2
    Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images A strong start unraveled by special teams A tough matchup unfolded for the Colorado Avalanche in this contest against the Washington Capitals. Moved to prime time to accommodate Alex Ovechkin’s quest for 700 career goals, it was the other talented players who ended up beating the Avalanche in a third period come from behind victory which ended in a 3-2 wi...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Avs welcome Capitals as Ovechkin looks for goal No. 700
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images If the Avs can hold off Ovi and the Caps, Colorado could move into 1st in the Central Division with a win tonight The Colorado Avalanche, winners of eight of their last nine, welcome the Washington Capitals to Denver tonight in the team’s final game before the Stadium Series on the base of the Air Force Academy on Saturday evening. Alexander Ovec...2020
  • • Capitals re-sign Nicklas Backstrom to five-year, $46M deal
    Backstrom, who has only ever played with Washington, is the franchise’s career assists leader and one of two players to record at least 900 points with the team....2020
  • • Nicklas Backstrom signs five-year, $46 million extension to stay with Capitals
    Backstrom is the franchise's all-time leader in assists...2020
  • • Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to $46M, 5-year extension
    The Washington Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom to a $46 million, five-year contract extension...2020
  • • Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom for 5-year, $46M deal
    The Washington Capitals have signed NIcklas Backstrom to a $46 million, five-year contract extension...2020

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Nicklas Backstrom injury and suspension

  • • Game #38 Recap: Jackets lose in hard-fought, low-scoring contest that ended in OT
    Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images CBJ’s win streak brought to a grinding halt. In a game that reflected some of the best of the Blue Jackets’ fighting spirit during this unprecedented epidemic of injuries, the Jackets fell 2-1 in OT to the Washington Capitals. A fast-paced first period that ended 0-0 rolled into a second period that saw a Blue Jackets goal, followed by the thir...2019
  • • Game #37 Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets look to keep streak alive at Washington Capitals
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Here’s what you need to know. Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington CapitalsFriday, December 27, 2019 - 7:00 ESTCapital One Arena, Washington D.CTV: Fox Sports Ohio - Radio: WBNS FMOpponent’s Blog: Japers’ Rink Columbus Blue Jackets, 17-14-6, 40 points, 6th Metro, 11th East@Washington Capitals, 26-7-5, 57 points, 1st Metro, 1st East Sure, everyone picked...2019
  • • Game #33 Preview: Beat-up Blue Jackets looking for port in a storm against Capitals
    Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports Another Monday against the Caps could cure what ails ‘em Monday, December 16, 2019 - 7 p.m. ESTNationwide Arena, Columbus, OhioTV: FSOH; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Japers’ Rink Columbus Blue Jackets (12-14-6, 30 pts, 7th Metro, 13th East) vs. Washington Capitals (24-5-5, 53 pts, 1st Metro, 1st East) Last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets limped into Washingto...2019
  • • Game #30 Recap: Consistently inconsistent Blue Jackets play well, beat Capitals 5-2 to snap four game losing streak
    Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Here’s what you missed. The Columbus Blue Jackets traveled to visit the Metropolitan Division-leading Washington Capitals on the heels of losing four straight games in regulation. The Jackets, fresh off of losing 4-1 to former goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers, were looking to get back to winning and find their way closer to the .500 mark for the ...2019
  • • Gamethread: Blue Jackets at Capitals
    Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Come chat with us Emil Bemstrom is out with an injury suffered vs. Florida, so Eric Robinson takes his place in the lineup. Joonas Korpisalo returns to the net for the Blue Jackets. Braden Holtby gets the start for the Capitals while Nicklas Backstrom returns to the lineup, giving the Caps a full lineup for the first time this season. That’s a sc...2019
  • • Game #30 Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets seek low scoring game against Washington Capitals
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Why, that’s some nice, heavy armor ya got there, Goliath! Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:00 EST Capital One Arena, Washington, District of Columbia TV: FSOH; Radio: 97.1 FM Opponent’s Blog: Japers’ Rink Columbus Blue Jackets (11-14-4, 26 pts, 7th Metro, 13th East) @ Washington Capitals (22-4-5, 49 pts, 1st Metro, 1st East) The Washington Capitals ha...2019
  • Caps' Backstrom returns, expects to be back to normal soon
    • Caps' Backstrom returns, expects to be back to normal soon
    Nicklas Backstrom returns to the Capitals' lineup after missing four games with a right hand injury and will be counted on to contribute now that the Eastern Conference final against the Lightning is tied at two games apiece.         ...2018
  • Caps' Backstrom appears closer to return from injury
    • Caps' Backstrom appears closer to return from injury
    Nicklas Backstrom could return to the Capitals' lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final against the Lightning         ...2018
  • Caps’ Backstrom a game-time decision to return from injury
    • Caps’ Backstrom a game-time decision to return from injury
    WASHINGTON (AP) Nicklas Backstrom could return to the Capitals' lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning....2018
  • • Caps' Backstrom a game-time decision to return from injury
    WASHINGTON (AP) Nicklas Backstrom could return to the Capitals' lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final against the Lightning....2018

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Nicklas Backstrom trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Avs welcome Capitals as Ovechkin looks for goal No. 700
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images If the Avs can hold off Ovi and the Caps, Colorado could move into 1st in the Central Division with a win tonight The Colorado Avalanche, winners of eight of their last nine, welcome the Washington Capitals to Denver tonight in the team’s final game before the Stadium Series on the base of the Air Force Academy on Saturday evening. Alexander Ovec...2020
  • • Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to $46M, 5-year extension
    The Washington Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom to a $46 million, five-year contract extension...2020
  • • Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom for 5-year, $46M deal
    The Washington Capitals have signed NIcklas Backstrom to a $46 million, five-year contract extension...2020
  • • Game #33 Preview: Beat-up Blue Jackets looking for port in a storm against Capitals
    Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports Another Monday against the Caps could cure what ails ‘em Monday, December 16, 2019 - 7 p.m. ESTNationwide Arena, Columbus, OhioTV: FSOH; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Japers’ Rink Columbus Blue Jackets (12-14-6, 30 pts, 7th Metro, 13th East) vs. Washington Capitals (24-5-5, 53 pts, 1st Metro, 1st East) Last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets limped into Washingto...2019
  • • Game #30 Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets seek low scoring game against Washington Capitals
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Why, that’s some nice, heavy armor ya got there, Goliath! Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:00 EST Capital One Arena, Washington, District of Columbia TV: FSOH; Radio: 97.1 FM Opponent’s Blog: Japers’ Rink Columbus Blue Jackets (11-14-4, 26 pts, 7th Metro, 13th East) @ Washington Capitals (22-4-5, 49 pts, 1st Metro, 1st East) The Washington Capitals ha...2019
  • Jakub Vrana's two-year deal gives Capitals flexibility with Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby
    • Jakub Vrana's two-year deal gives Capitals flexibility with Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby
    The Washington Capitals take care of a big offseason priority, re-signing restricted free agent winger Jakub Vrana for two years, $6.7 million.        ...2019
  • • The best contract for every NHL team
    Not including entry-level deals, who's providing the most value? From Nicklas Backstrom to Mika Zibanejad, here's the list heading into 2018-19....2018
  • • Casey Cizikas, Islanders Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction
    2016
  • • NHL Playoffs Roundup: Capitals Only Delaying the Inevitable with Game 5 Win
    2016
  • • TJ Oshie's Heroics Set Stage for Knock-Down, Drag-Out Caps-Pens Series
    2016

Nicklas Backstrom stats

  • • Game #38 Recap: Jackets lose in hard-fought, low-scoring contest that ended in OT
    Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images CBJ’s win streak brought to a grinding halt. In a game that reflected some of the best of the Blue Jackets’ fighting spirit during this unprecedented epidemic of injuries, the Jackets fell 2-1 in OT to the Washington Capitals. A fast-paced first period that ended 0-0 rolled into a second period that saw a Blue Jackets goal, followed by the thir...2019
  • Backstrom scores in shootout, Capitals beat Canucks 6-5
    • Backstrom scores in shootout, Capitals beat Canucks 6-5
    Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals rallied from a four-goal deficit and beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-5...2019
  • Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Caps for 1st win of season
    • Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Caps for 1st win of season
    The Stars easily could've folded in OT after Washington's Nicklas Backstrom scored to tie it with 30.7 seconds left....2019
  • • Washington Capitals open defence of their Stanley Cup title with victory over Carolina Hurricanes
    Nicklas Backstrom scores twice, Alex Ovechkin and Lars Eller add singles as Washington takes 1-0 series lead....2019
  • Wilson scores, is ejected as Capitals extend win streak to 7
    • Wilson scores, is ejected as Capitals extend win streak to 7
    Tom Wilson scored again before being ejected, Nicklas Backstrom had a hat trick and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 to extend the defending Stanley Cup champions' winning streak to seven games         ...2018
  • Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead
    • Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead
    WASHINGTON (AP) Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series....2018
  • Nicklas Backstrom scores in OT, Capitals take 3-2 series lead on Jackets
    • Nicklas Backstrom scores in OT, Capitals take 3-2 series lead on Jackets
    Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime for 4-3 win against Columbus.         ...2018
  • Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead on Jackets
    • Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead on Jackets
    Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets and a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series         ...2018
  • Oshie scores 2 to help Capitals beat Islanders 7-3
    • Oshie scores 2 to help Capitals beat Islanders 7-3
    NEW YORK (AP) T.J. Oshie scored twice, Dmitry Orlov and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and two assists, and the first-place Washington Capitals beat the struggling New York Islanders 7-3 Thursday night....2018
  • • Oshie scores 2 as Capitals rout Islanders 7-3 (Mar 15, 2018)
    NEW YORK (AP) T.J. Oshie scored twice, Dmitry Orlov and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and two assists, and the first-place Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 7-3 Thursday night....2018

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  • • Game #30 Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets seek low scoring game against Washington Capitals
    2019
  • • Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction
    2017
  • • Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction
    2017
  • • NHL Playoffs Roundup: Capitals Only Delaying the Inevitable with Game 5 Win
    2016
  • • Are Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom Better off on Separate Lines?
    2015
  • • Complete Guide and Predictions to the 2015-16 NHL Season
    2015
  • • Washington Capitals Shouldn't Lump Game 7 Loss in with Previous Playoff Failures
    2015

Top Nicklas Backstrom news

  • • NHL Playoff Capsules
    PHILADELPHIA - Nicklas Backstrom scored, Braden Holtby had 26 saves, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 on Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Capitals, who won the series in six games, will p......2016
  • • Capitals close out Flyers in 6 games with 1-0 victory
    PHILADELPHIA - Nicklas Backstrom scored, Braden Holtby had 26 saves, and the Washington Captials beat the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 on Sunday in Game 6 to win the series 4-2 and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Capitals will pl......2016
  • • Nicklas Backstrom banged up, will miss game at Colorado
    DENVER - Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz says centre Nicklas Backstrom is dinged up and won't play Friday night against Colorado. Trotz said it's for precautionary reasons after Backstrom was "banged up a little bit" at Philadelphia on ......2016
  • • Capitals beat Senators to clinch top spot in the Eastern Conference
    OTTAWA - The Washington Capitals clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators Tuesday night. Mike Richards, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie, with an empty net, scored for the Capi......2016
  • • Nicklas Backstrom leads Swedish World Cup team
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Forward Nicklas Backstrom, two-time Norris Trophy defenceman Erik Karlsson and 2012 Vezina Trophy-winning goalie Henrik Lundqvist are among the first 16 players selected to Sweden's World Cup of Hockey roster. Also selected w......2016
  • • Capitals re-sign Backstrom to 5-year, $46M deal
    The Capitals have given longtime center Nicklas Backstrom a five-year, $46 million deal....2020
  • • Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman starts fund for health care workers, Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom donates $20K
    2020
  • • Ovechkin becomes Capitals' all-time leading scorer
    Forward Alex Ovechkin became the leading scorer in Washington Capitals history with a first-period assist against the Calgary Flames at Verizon Center on Tuesday. The assist on a goal by Nicklas Backstrom 10:18 into the period gave Ovechkin his......2014
  • • NHL Playoffs Roundup: Capitals Only Delaying the Inevitable with Game 5 Win
    2016
  • • Caps coach: Lee's hit on Backstrom 'predatory'
    2020

Nicklas Backstrom fantasy rankings and news

  • • Get Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby in your daily fantasy lineup
    Capitals center in the offensive mix a lot lately, with eight points in last seven games....2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 19
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 5
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for Feb. 19
    2015

Nicklas Backstrom schedule, game

  • • Colorado Avalanche dropped by Washington Capitals 3-2
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Avs welcome Capitals as Ovechkin looks for goal No. 700
    2020
  • • Game #38 Recap: Jackets lose in hard-fought, low-scoring contest that ended in OT
    2019
  • • Game #30 Recap: Consistently inconsistent Blue Jackets play well, beat Capitals 5-2 to snap four game losing streak
    2019
  • • Gamethread: Blue Jackets at Capitals
    2019
  • • Backstrom expected to return for Capitals vs. Blue Jackets
    Nicklas Backstrom is expected to return to the Washington Capitals' lineup when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday...2019
  • Washington Capitals rout Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5 to take NHL playoff series lead
    • Washington Capitals rout Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5 to take NHL playoff series lead
    Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin have the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals one victory away from the second round.         ...2019
  • • Caps' Backstrom returns, expects to be back to normal soon
    2018
  • • Backstrom back in Capitals lineup for Game 4
    Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom returned to the lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Lightning on Thursday night in Washington....2018
  • Caps' Backstrom back for Game 4 of East final vs. Lightning
    • Caps' Backstrom back for Game 4 of East final vs. Lightning
    Nicklas Backstrom is back in the Capitals' lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning         ...2018

Nicklas Backstrom rumors, scandals

  • • Complete Guide and Predictions to the 2015-16 NHL Season
    2015
  • • NHL Rumors: Buzz on Tyler Bozak, Eric Fehr and More
    2015
  • • NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Analysis on Possible Targets
    2015
  • • Breaking Down the NHL's 2015 Calder Trophy Candidates
    2015

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