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  1. Capitals Power Rankings Roundup: Week 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Japers' Rink

    ... games last week. Kuznetsov's emergence has allowed the Capitals to split Ovechkin from regular centre Nicklas Backstrom . It's worked wonderfully, as Backstrom has four goals and seven points in four games centering the team's second line. ( October ...

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  2. Capitals hold off the Blue Jackets, 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Center Nicklas Backstrom celebrates Justin Williams's first goal as a Capital on Friday night at Verizon Center. They were welcomed to Washington as the missing pieces, a boost in skill to the forward corps, perhaps the boost that finally gets the Washington Capitals over the hump in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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  3. After years as a ghost, Evgeny Kuznetsov is realRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... per game. He was just named the league's first star of the week. His play on the top line has allowed Nicklas Backstrom to command the second line, giving the Caps the offensive depth they've so often lacked. And Kuznetsov has done it with the ...

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  4. After loss, changes coming to Capitalsa lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... practice, during a morning skate or pregame warmups, it rarely changed. The only tweaks were when center Nicklas Backstrom returned to the lineup against Carolina, and then another one before the team's game against Vancouver, when defenseman Nate ...

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  5. How the PP Evolved from Relying on Ovechkin, to Relying on the Threat of OvechkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Japers' Rink

    ... years have had two main looks to get Ovechkin a one-timer. Both start with the half-wall passer (usually Nicklas Backstrom ). The puck then goes either to the point, and In the first play, the player at the point can also elect to shoot. In the ...

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  6. 5 Things We've Learned From the Washington Capitals' Early-Season ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... will be hard to beat this team on any given night. Here is what we know so far. The Capitals were missing Nicklas Backstrom for half the early season, but still only have one loss.They did lose the one game Ovechkin was out, but that was an overall ...

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  7. Penguins cool off Capitals' offense in return to Verizon CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... of the 2015-2016 season. (Thomas Johnson/The Washington Post) "We know he's going to make saves," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "We tried to stay with it and put pucks on net and go for the rebounds, but he was really good back there." The game ...

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  8. Michael LattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... know, that's the way life goes. Someone comes in and the team starts really coming together. We've got [Nicklas Backstrom] and we've got [Alex Ovechkin] back, and the team's just looked really good. Guys started clicking. "That's just part of the ...

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  9. Capitalsa fourth line still searching for consistencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... that in relief stints with the top two lines. He started the season as the second-line center, but when Nicklas Backstrom got healthy and returned to the lineup after three games, Burakovsky got bumped down to the fourth line, meaning his minutes ...

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  10. NHL's 3 stars: Kuznetsov, Markov and QuickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | ESPN

    ... so, Kuznetsov became the first Capitals player to record a five-point game since Dec. 10, 2013 vs. TBL ( Nicklas Backstrom : 1-4 - 5). The 23-year-old Chelyabinsk, Russia, native has 17-40 - 57 in 104 career NHL outings, including 3-8 - 11 in seven ...

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  11. Evgeny Kuznetsov named NHLa s a First Stara of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... game against Edmonton made him the first Capitals player to score that many points in a game since center Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal and tallied four assists Dec. 10, 2013, against Tampa Bay. Kuznetsov has played every game as the first-line ...

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  12. Evgeny Kuznetsov Named NHL's First Star of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Japers' Rink

    ... became the first Capitals player to record a five-point game since Dec. 10, 2013, vs. Tampa Bay ( Nicklas Backstrom : 1g, 4a). The 23-year-old Chelyabinsk, Russia, native has registered 57 points (17g, 40a) in 104 career NHL outings, including 11 ...

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  13. Capitals return from western Canada having found their scoring touchRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... play; it didn't break through despite the advantage until a 7-4 victory over the Oilers on Friday, when Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored. "I think you have to be successful on the power play - and it's not just the power play, [but the ...

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  14. Evgeny Kuznetsov nets first career hat trick as Capitals beat OilersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... 8 minutes 11 seconds remaining in the second period. "There were some weird goals out there," said center Nicklas Backstrom, who scored his fourth goal in four games. "They bounced off skates and stuff like that. Some nights that's going to happen. ...

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  15. Alex Ovechkin Nears All-Time Mark for Russian NHL PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... my teammates. It's hard to do by yourself in this league. "It's absolutely amazing and impressive," center Nicklas Backstrom said. "His shot, it's amazing. He keeps scoring almost every game, so it's impressive what he's done so far. As Ovechkin ...

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  16. Andre Burakovsky could have a swing guya role for CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... in the lineup. Burakovsky started the season as the team's second-line center, a sort of placeholder until Nicklas Backstrom returned after offseason hip surgery . Backstrom made his season debut as the second-line center on Saturday night against ...

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  17. Nicklas Backstrom scores goal in return as Capitals defeat HurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Washington Times

    Backstrom had a goal and two assists in his return from injury to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Backstrom , who led the NHL with 60 assists last season, missed the team's first three games while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left hip in late May. The center scored in the third period and assisted on power-play goals by T.J. Oshie and John Carlson .

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  18. Backstrom debuts with 3 points as Caps beat HurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Backstrom debuts with 3 points as Caps beat Hurricanes Washington broke the game open with three third-period goals, the last coming from Alex Ovechkin. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1LBMUl6 Apr 27, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom passes the puck during warm ups prior to game seven of the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Islanders at Verizon Center.

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  19. Caps are Full Strength: Backy's BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Capitals Outsider

    After undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery last summer, Caps first line center Nicklas Backstrom stepped on the ice at the Verizon Center for the first time Saturday night. Fans welcomed him back him with thunderous applause and heartfelt cheers.

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  20. Backstrom debuts with 3 points as Caps beat Hurricanes, 4-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Daily Journal

    Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists in his season debut to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Backstrom, who led the NHL with 60 assists last season, missed the team's first three games while recovering from arthroscopic hip surgery in late May. The center scored in the third period and assisted on power-play goals from T.J. Oshie and John Carlson.

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