Post Tagged with: "Nicklas Backstrom"

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Barry Trotz’s Nashville Philosophies Now Thriving In Washington

  Before this season whenever opposing NHL teams faced off against the Nashville Predators they had a pretty good idea of what to expect. Stifling defense, stout goaltending, and opportunistic […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

John Carlson: The New Mike Green in Washington

The Washington Capitals currently sit in the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, an improvement from last season, and it’s because they have one of the top scoring […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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4 Current Players Who Could Become Highest Scoring Swede

Looking at the list of all-time scoring Swedish-born players, there are now four players currently playing who at the end of their days could challenge Sundin for the top spot. […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 3 comments · Hockey History
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Robbed by the All-Star Selection Gurus?

The NHL has announced its 2015 All-Star lineup. The gurus have spoken. Some fans are not happy. They feel strongly that their favorite player on their favorite team got robbed. […]

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The Top 5 Biggest All-Star Snubs of 2015

Let’s start the debate now of which players should have made the All-Star Team. I for one am not a fan at all of the way the All-Star Game is […]

by · January 10, 2015 · 7 comments · All-Star Weekend, Humor
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EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic: Washington Capitals Preview

What Can Fans Expect to See From the Washington Capitals in the EPIX Series? It will be nearly four years to the day on New Year’s Day since the Washington […]

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“Unleash the Fury” Used to Mean Something For the Washington Capitals

Give the Fans Something To Cheer About, Caps There was once a time where “Unleash the Fury” meant something in Washington.  It is a battle cry – it gives the […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 4 comments · Washington Capitals
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Tom Wilson: The Washington Capitals Heart and Soul

Tom Wilson: A Star in the Making Who is Tom Wilson?  Where did he come from?  What makes him so good?  The Washington Capitals 1st round pick of the 2012 […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
PDO: A Key Fantasy Indicator

PDO: A Key Fantasy Indicator

Advanced statistics in hockey are hot right now, and one of the key applications of these statistics can be in the realm of fantasy hockey. That is, if you know […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Fantasy
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Minnesota Wild Season Opener Lines: Watch Out

It’s almost here. The day we’ve all been waiting for. October 8th, 2014. 7:00 PM EST. The. Puck. Drops. Today. Fans from all over the world have been counting down […]

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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