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  1. NHL: Two forwards avoid arbitration, sign dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WGR-AM Buffalo

    ... as a top-six forward on the roster. Last season, he saw some considerable time on a line with players like Nicklas Backstrom and Justin Williams. Another forward who has come to terms on a new deal to avoid arbitration is Colorado Avalanche center, ...

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  2. NHL: Two forwards avoid arbitration, sign dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WGR-AM Buffalo

    ... as a top-six forward on the roster. Last season, he saw some considerable time on a line with players like Nicklas Backstrom and Justin Williams. Another forward who has come to terms on a new deal to avoid arbitration is Colorado Avalanche center, ...

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  3. Capitals Re-Sign Marcus JohanssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CBS Local

    ... Ovechkin for the most on the team. According to the Capitals, he became the first Washington player since Nicklas Backstrom in 2009-10 to post a three-assist game and a multi-goal game consecutively when he did so on April 5 and April 7 this year. ...

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  4. Foley tabs former Capitals leader to be Vegas teama s first general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... I think I'll be hopefully even better the second time around." Two years after Ovechkin, McPhee selected Nicklas Backstrom near the top of the draft, and McPhee showed an ability to find productive players in later picks, too. That includes guys ...

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  5. George McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Washington Post

    ... But repeatedly failing to advance past the second round of the postseason with stars Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom and missing the playoffs in 2013-14 led to McPhee's dismissal after that season. He was also responsible for a lopsided trade ...

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  6. Foley tabs former Capitals leader to be Vegas team's first GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... as he became one of the game's best players the Capitals won five more division titles. McPhee also nabbed Nicklas Backstrom near the top of the draft in 2006, and he showed an ability to find productive players in later picks, too. That includes ...

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  7. McPhee tapped for Vegas GM job, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | ESPN

    ... the process said. Under George McPhee's watch, the Capitals drafted star players like Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and Evgeny Kuznetsov. Among those also considered for the post were associate Pittsburgh GM Jason Botterill, ...

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  8. Eller is pumped to play for Cup-contending CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MSNBC

    When Lars Eller was playing for the Montreal Canadiens, he was a man without a position whose name was constantly bandied about in trade talks. Following a trade to the Washington Capitals, Eller knows he'll start next season as the third-line center behind All-Stars Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeni Kuznetsov.

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  9. Lars Eller looking forward to more defined role with CapitalsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | Washington Times

    ... he was traded and the Capitals ' coach told Eller he'd fit in as the team's third-line center behind Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov. That was a welcoming message for Eller, who didn't have as much of a defined role with the Canadiens. The ...

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  10. Capsa Braden Holtby (Vezina), Barry Trotz (Jack Adams) honored at NHL awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... defenseman and Los Angeles's Anze Kopitar won the Selke Trophy as the top defensive forward. Washington's Nicklas Backstrom finished 12th in voting for the Selke. "I know for Alex, getting to 50 goals is a big deal and I think it's a great ...

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  11. 2015-16 Rink Wrap: T.J. OshieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Japers' Rink

    ... for Oshie, the goal was to acquire a top-line right wing to make plays along with Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom , and that's exactly what they got. Not only was Oshie's 26 goals a new career high, but it was the most goals a non-Ovechkin ...

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  12. Stanley Cup PlayoffsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... that read, "You'll choke." Not these Capitals, and certainly not against punchless Philadelphia. Nicklas Backstrom scored, Braden Holtby had 26... WASHINGTON (AP) - Michal Neuvirth, Thomas Greiss and Martin Jones were sitting on the bench as playoff ...

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  13. 2015-16 Rink Wrap: Evgeny KuznetsovRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Japers' Rink

    ... appeared to be a resounding yes. Given a choice assignment to start the year centering Ovechkin due to Nicklas Backstrom 's injury, Kuznetsov made the most of it. After posting 13 points in 10 October games, Kuznetsov barely slowed down scoring ...

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  14. Trio of former Caps in Stanley Cup FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Remember the 2009-10 Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals? You know, the club that set a franchise record with 54 wins and narrowly edged out the second-place Atlanta Thrashers by 38 points to win the Southeast Division? Those '09-10 Capitals were indeed a dominant bunch with seven 20 goal scorers, including a 24-year-old Alex Ovechkin and a 22-year-old Nicklas Backstrom. Surely there were future Stanley Cup champions on that 2009-10 Capitals team, right? They had to be.

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  15. Matt Niskanen named to Team USA for the World Cup of HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... in points and assists and third in goals. Other Capitals that will be participating in the World Cup: Nicklas Backstrom (Sweden), Braden Holtby (Canada), Evgeny Kuznetsov (Russia), Dmitry Orlov (Russia) and Alex Ovechkin (Russia). Capitals Coach ...

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  16. Henrik Lundqvist Named to Team Sweden at World Cup of Hockey 2016Read the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Sports Media 101

    ... 2016, the best-on-best international hockey championship from Sept. 17 to Oct. 1, 2016, in Toronto. F Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals F Loui Eriksson, Boston Bruins F Filip Forsberg, Nashville Predators F Carl Hagelin, Pittsburgh Penguins * F ...

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  17. In his first season with the Caps, T.J. Oshie stabilized the top lineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... While it was Oshie that felt relieved of expectation on a deep team like Washington, Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom enjoyed that same feeling because of Oshie, whose production often took pressure off them to score every night. The Capitals ...

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  18. Capitals GM to Put Emphasis on Improving Team's Speed, OffenseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... in the end. "The PK guys did take ice time and energy, or potential energy, away from we didn't want [Nicklas Backstrom] killing penalties, we didn't want Oshie killing penalties, or Williams killing penalties so they could have their energy for ...

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  19. 2015-16 Rink Wrap: Andre BurakovskyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Japers' Rink

    ... had a point in each of them. He was the first Capitals players to have an eight game point streak since Nicklas Backstrom's nine game stretch during the 2012-2013 season . The Good : Burakovsky was a solid point producer for the Capitals during the ...

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  20. Joel Ward, Troy Brouwer have eyes on Stanley Cup after moving on from CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... was traded last summer for T.J. Oshie, who meshed well on the top line with captain Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Once the initial shock wore off, Brouwer found his groove with the Blues and helped them overcome some past playoff failures ...

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