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Nicklas Backstrom

Nicklas Backstrom

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0
A
5
Pts
5
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PPP
3
SOG
19
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/206 lbs
Born: Gavle, Sweden
Draft: 2006 1st round (4th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Stanley Cup of Chowder

    Preview: Bruins look to bounce back against Capitals

    Just the facts When: Tonight, 7:00 PM Where: TD Garden – Boston, MA How to follow: ESPN+, Hulu, TVAS, 98.5 The Sports Hub Rival SBN site: Japers’ Rink Know your enemy 22-9-9, 53PTS, 3rd in Metropolitan Division Alex Ovechkin: 40GP, 27G, 28A, 55PTS; Evgeny Kuznetsov: 37GP, 12G, 27A, 39PTS; Tom Wilson: 35GP, 10G, 18A, 28PTS Vitek Vanecek: 8-4-5, 2.49 GAA, . save percentage; Ilya Samsonov: 13-4-3, 2.77 GAA, .

  • The Charlotte Observer

    Capitals' Orlov suspended 2 games for kneeing Jets' Ehlers

    Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended two games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers. The NHL department of player safety announced the suspension Wednesday after holding a hearing with Orlov and his representatives. Orlov was not penalized for the knee-on-knee hit late in regulation of the Capitals’ game against the Jets on Tuesday night.

  • WDVM25 & DCW50 | Washington, DC

    Ovechkin passes Mike Modano in career points, 24th all-time

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDVM) — Alex Ovechkin scored a goal in the first period of the Capitals’ Tuesday night overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets, earning him a point that put him at 24th all-time with 1,375 points, surpassing Mike Modano (Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars). The goal was Ovechkin’s third in as many games and put him at 27 on the season which is the most in the NHL. The Capitals’ 36-year-old captain is also leading the league in points with 55.