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  1. 5 Biggest Issues Still Facing the Washington Capitals This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Rant Sports

    ... from there. Bringing in Williams will only help, but the rest of this team needs to have a short memory. Nicklas Backstrom has been unable to train this offseason thanks to hip surgery he had to have after the season. It is starting to look like he ...

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  2. 5 Biggest Issues Still Facing the Washington Capitals This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Rant Sports

    ... from there. Bringing in Williams will only help, but the rest of this team needs to have a short memory. Nicklas Backstrom has been unable to train this offseason thanks to hip surgery he had to have after the season. It is starting to look like he ...

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  3. Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 27Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Raw Charge

    ... Nikita Scherbak's pretty good. Really good. Maybe they should have listed these in reverse.) [ NHL.com ] Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals may not start the season on time due to hip surgery. He won't be too far behind though, as he says ...

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  4. Another Tom Wilson Bobblehead On the WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Capitals Outsider

    ... Drive, but this isn't the first time a player has received back-to-back bobbleheads. Just this past season Nicklas Backstrom was the featured bobblehead at the March Blood Drive (in 2014), and then he was the bobblehead for the Kids Club package for ...

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  5. Looking to make the leap: Tom WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | MSNBC

    ... he saw as a lack of team toughness. He gave Wilson top-line minutes last year alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom and while the promotion was brief, it provided insight into what Trotz thinks of Wilson's potential - a big-bodied power ...

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  6. What do Justin Williams and TJ Oshie Bring to the Capitals Passing Offense?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Japers' Rink

    ... is equal. Last season, the Capitals' offense was mostly driven by four forwards: Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , Andre Burakovsky , and Marcus Johansson . I decided to throw in Evgeny Kuznetsov since Caps fans are excited about what he can ...

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  7. Deeper top six means competition for re-signed forward Marcus JohanssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Washington Post

    ... (from St. Louis via trade), however, created a jammed top-six situation. Depending on the health of center Nicklas Backstrom, who only recently began skating after having arthroscopic hip surgery in May, five of the six spots could be filled ...

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  8. Arbitration ruling awards Marcus Johansson one-year, $3.75 million contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... with MacLellan and Johansson is expected within the next several days. This upcoming season, once center Nicklas Backstrom recovers from arthroscopic hip surgery and the Capitals return to full strength, Johansson figures to battle beside ...

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  9. Marcus Johansson asks for $4.75 million in arbitration filing, Caps offer $3 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... recorded only five even-strength goals in 114 games between 2012-13 and 2013-14. Depending on how center Nicklas Backstrom's health affects the depth chart during training camp, Johansson could begin next season at center, but with the Capitals at ...

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  10. Capitals, Holtby avoid short-term answer with long-term, $30.5 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... goaltenders, he now commands the third-most lucrative contract on his own team behind Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, so defenseman John Carlson tweeted six of the same vehicle emoji with the hashtag, "brinkstruck." "I think both [sides] wanted ...

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  11. Capitals' Peters has surgery on kneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KSBW-TV

    ... third member of the Capitals to have offseason surgery, joining defenseman Brooks Orpik (wrist) and center Nicklas Backstrom. Orpik had wrist surgery and Backstrom had hip surgery. Washington's preseason opener is Sept. 21 vs. Peters' former team, ...

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  12. Capitals goaltender Justin Peters undergoes left knee surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Washington Post

    Goaltender Justin Peters became the third member of the Washington Capitals to undergo offseason surgery, joining defenseman Brooks Orpik and center Nicklas Backstrom with a left knee operation performed Monday, which the team called "successful." In a brief news release announcing the surgery , the Capitals anticipated Peters would return "to full hockey activities in time for Capitals training camp," the start date for which has not yet been announced.

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  13. Toronto Maple Leafs: A Case For Inquiring About Tom WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Editor in Leaf

    ... (52.5% CF%) this year was that he played a significant portion of his 5v5 time with Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom (45% 5v5 TOI). But it's not much of an argument because Wilson was at 51% without Backstrom and Ovechkin. There's nothing ...

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  14. MacLellan doesn't think summer additions have to take from JohanssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | MSNBC

    ... shie over the summer and both of them are expected to serve as top-six forwards along with Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , and Evgeny Kuznetsov . So when everyone is healthy, that will leave just one slot for Johansson or Andre Burakovsky .

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  15. Deeper top six means competition for re-signed forward Marcus JohanssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Washington Post

    ... (from St. Louis via trade), however, created a jammed top-six situation. Depending on the health of center Nicklas Backstrom, who only recently began skating after having arthroscopic hip surgery in May, five of the six spots could be filled ...

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  16. Arbitration ruling awards Marcus Johansson one-year, $3.75 million contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... with MacLellan and Johansson is expected within the next several days. This upcoming season, once center Nicklas Backstrom recovers from arthroscopic hip surgery and the Capitals return to full strength, Johansson figures to battle beside ...

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  17. Hockey grows in Maryland as Capitals, Ovechkin make waves in NHLRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Recorder

    ... to USA Hockey. Following the league lockout in the 2004-2005 season, Ovechkin, along with fellow star Nicklas Backstrom, has led the Capitals to seven playoff appearances and five Southeast Division titles. The Russian dynamo Ovechkin has been named ...

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  18. Brooks Orpik has wrist surgery, expected back for start of regular seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... beside John Carlson. Last summer, he signed a five-year, $27.75 million contract. Orpik joins forward Nicklas Backstrom as current players recovering from offseason operations. Backstrom, the projected top-line center, had arthroscopic hip surgery ...

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  19. Life in the minors: Connor Carrick of the Hershey BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... goals. On the Caps, he learned to manage life on to road among veterans and stars like Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Carrick went to his first away game with a backpack from high school while longtime players carried designer bags. He had ...

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  20. Rangers lock up Stepan at below-market moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | USA Today

    ... Stepan's $6.5 million cap hit ranks 18th in the league among centers, just below the Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom and ahead of the Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal. New York has $425,875 in cap space, according to generalfanager.com , ...

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