Post Tagged with: "Nicklas Backstrom"

Nicklas Backstrom (Tom Turk / THW)

Nicklas Backstrom: Best Contract in the NHL?

Locking up your best players is a priority for every National Hockey League General Manager. The Chicago Blackhawks recently extended forwards Jonathon Toews and Patrick Kane to mega contracts this […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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2014-2015 Washington Capitals Player Projections: Forwards

How Will the Washington Capitals Forwards Perform in 2014-2015? Training camp is less than two weeks away for the Washington Capitals!  On September 19, rookies and veterans will take the […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals NICKLAS BACKSTROM - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Nicklas Backstrom: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Capitals Captain Alexander Ovechkin is regarded as a star of the Washington Capitals and the NHL in general. He puts up the goals, the flashy plays and has an intense […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Mike Green: A Forward in the Making?

With the Additions of Niskanen and Orpik, Should the Capitals Move Mike Green to Forward? It has been a busy summer for the Washington Capitals.  To most of the diehard […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
A frustrated Capitals bench at the Verizon Center against the Montreal Canadiens on January 24th, 2013.

Examining the 2014-2015 Capitals Roster

What will the Washington Capitals Look Like in 2014-2015? The Washington Capitals had an off year in 2013-2014.  They missed the postseason for the first time since the 2006-2007 season.  […]

by · June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Nicklas Backstrom (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

2013-2014 Capitals Report Card: Forwards (Part 1 of 3)

How Did the Washington Capitals Forwards Perform in 2013-2014? The NHL Playoffs are kicking in full gear today and the Washington Capitals are not taking part in the fun.  The […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
Ilya Bryzgalov has made a steady transition from Edmonton to Minnesota and has amassed a very formidable 4-0-2 record for the Wild while the team's netminding situation has been anything steady. (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

The Minnesota Wild and the Perpetual Carousel of Starting Goalies

Like every other organization in the NHL the Minnesota Wild entered the 2013-14 season with a few question marks. A combination of limited cap space and emerging young talent had […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota Wild: 2014 NHL Trade Deadline Theme Addition by Subtraction

Chuck Fletcher’s Blue Print for Wild Coming into Focus as Young Core Thrives The Minnesota Wild came away from last year’s NHL trade deadline with winger Jason Pominville, in doing […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Alex Ovechkin may be somewhere in this interview with Caps writer Ed Frankovic. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Three Capitals Will Play in Sochi, Who Got Snubbed?

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but there will be three Washington Capitals participating in what may very well be the last Olympic games where NHL stars are […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Buffalo Sabres: The Week In Review

And just like that, the Sabres began to look a little familiar. The effort is there – make no mistake about that. Ever since Ted Nolan arrived, the Sabres haven’t […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

It’s weird, a team can feel like it’s making huge strides yet not moving forward at all. The Sabres seem to be a much better team of late, going 5-3-2 […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, Previews and Predictions
Lucic: Goalie terrorist - Moments after the Milan Lucic hit on Ryan Miller (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Goalies Are Pampered by NHL Referees

Goalies receive chaperoned protection by the NHL referees. There is no problem with coddling goalies since they are the most defenseless individuals on the ice. They’d be mauled if the […]

by · December 23, 2013 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, NHL Goaltending