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  1. Re-signed Capitals F Jay Beagle a didna t want to be anywhere elseaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... another local. He emphasized puckhandling skills as an area of desired improvement, citing the way center Nicklas Backstrom can "catch the puck on his backhand and release it on his backhand within a split second." He also singled out draws, though ...

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  2. GM Brian MacLellan hopeful Nicklas Backstrom will be ready for training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - You could hear the uncertainty in general manager Brian MacLellan's voice, crackling over the telephone Thursday afternoon, considering the health of center Nicklas Backstrom.

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  3. 2015-16 NHL Schedule: Capitals Announce Home Opener vs. DevilsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Japers' Rink

    ... Center. Washington posted a 4-1-0 record against New Jersey last season and outscored the Devils 17-6. Nicklas Backstrom led the Capitals with five points (3g, 2a) in five games against New Jersey in 2014-15 and Braden Holtby posted a 4-1-0 record ...

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  4. Washington Capitals anticipate quiet July 1 during busy offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Washington Post

    ... said the Capitals would "love to have him back," and the mystery surrounding the timetable of center Nicklas Backstrom's recovery from arthroscopic hip surgery , which often varies based on the individual's response to rehabilitation, might further ...

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  5. 2014-15 Rink Wrap: Barry TrotzRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Japers' Rink

    ... other hand, he might not have had in that experience players of high end skill such as Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. This is where his performance might be underrated. He did not impose a system to the point of stifling the gifts that ...

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  6. Caps re-sign GrubauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Washington Post

    ... to command a long-term deal after one of the most durable seasons in franchise history. NOTE: Center Nicklas Backstrom, who recently underwent hip surgery, told his hometown Swedish newspaper that he had experienced pain since November and estimated ...

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  7. 2014-15 Rink Wrap: Tom WilsonRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Japers' Rink

    ... being positive relative to the team. In 2014-15, Wilson also saw extended time alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom , and while he didn't stand out, he looked to be competent. Although Wilson's 2-7-9 with 35 shots on goal in his 324 minutes ...

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  8. Buy or Sell: What the Washington Capitals Should Do with Pending Free AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | BleacherReport

    ... clearly the Caps benefitted from sterling seasons out of the team's two best players in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, who lead the NHL in goals and assists in 2014-15, respectively. But the work that then-first-year general manager Brian ...

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  9. Forward Eric Fehr undergoes elbow surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Washington Post

    ... performed and which elbow was affected. Fehr is the second Capitals center to have offseason surgery after Nicklas Backstrom had an arthroscopic hip procedure last week.

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  10. Capital opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Prince George Citizen

    ... to the team's main camp. That would mean sharing ice space with NHL superstars like Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. "Even to be in the same vicinity as those guys would be quite the eye-opening experience and I look forward to it if I'm given ...

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  11. 2014-15 Rink Wrap: Evgeny KuznetsovRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Japers' Rink

    ... The second pivot was Washington's best forward in several contests, across both series, and matched Nicklas Backstrom and Joel Ward for the most points tallied in a single playoff game (3). The Bad : This year was Kuznetsov's least productive ...

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  12. Ducks GM stops short of endorsing Bruce Boudreau as coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sporting News

    ... in his career. And despite having coached talent-laden rosters that included stars like Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, this was the first year one of his teams advanced to a conference finals. But the 2008 Jack Adams ...

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  13. 2014-15 Rink Wrap: Marcus JohanssonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Japers' Rink

    ... combined (14). The Good : Marcus Johansson played the vast majority of the 13-14 season on a wing with Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin and he struggled with that assignment. Why did Johansson struggle? Well according to Barry Trotz the problem ...

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  14. Seventh Game Of A Seventh Game: Boudreau's Unlucky History With Number SevenRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Anaheim Calling

    ... a point better than them in the standings. The Caps forced game seven thanks to 3-2 and 4-2 victories with Nicklas Backstrom , Alexander Semin , and Alex Ovechkin each scoring twice in the two game span. At Verizon Center for the decider the Caps ...

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  15. NHL: Sabres hire BylsmaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    ... assists with 19 penalty minutes in 36 games with the Blue Jackets in 2014-15. Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has had hip surgery and the team expects him to be ready for next season. The Capitals say the arthroscopic procedure was done ...

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  16. Ducks find selves back in familiar spotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Devils and Panthers coach Peter DeBoer as the replacement for departed Todd McLellan. a Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who led the league in assists this season, had arthroscopic hip surgery. He is expected to be ready for next season, the team ...

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  17. Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has hip surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has had hip surgery and the team expects him to be ready for next season. Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has hip surgery Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has had hip surgery and the team expects him to be ready for next season.

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  18. Marshfield man agrees to plea deal for Packers ticket scamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has had hip surgery and the team expects him to be ready for next season.

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  19. Nicklas Backstrom has surgery on hip, should be ready for next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Washington Times

    Nicklas Backstrom underwent arthroscopic surgery on one of his hips on Wednesday, according to a Washington Capitals spokesman, and the team is expecting him to be ready for the start of next season. Backstrom , the Capitals' top-line center, had 18 goals and a league-leading 60 assists during the regular season, putting him sixth among all players with 78 points.

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  20. Caps' Backstrom recovering after hip surgeryRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | KAVU

    "Nicklas Backstrom underwent a successful arthroscopic surgery on his hip on Wednesday afternoon," the Capitals said in a statement Thursday. "Based on the nature of this procedure, we are confident that Nick will be completely healthy prior to the start of the 2015-16 regular season."

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