Tag Archive | Nicklas Backstrom

Preview: Washington Caps off Homestand against Penguins

The Washington Capitals are getting ready to conclude a five-game homestand on Thursday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. This will be the sixth time in their first 19 games these two teams will meet, in what has been an amazing rivalry. Fans who have been able to watch these two franchises, have been able to see […]

Washington Wins thriller over New Jersey, 4-3

It took a bit of a rally, but the Washington Capitals were able to win a 4-3 thriller over the New Jersey Devils on NHL action on Sunday. There was a whole lot of scoring and a whole lot of fast paced action between these two teams, in what was a thriller. T.J. Oshie was […]

Washington Capitals soar against Sabres, 3-1

The Washington Capitals was able to continue their positive play with a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in NHL action on Thursday night. One of the stars of the game for Washington was keeper Vitek Vanecek made 22 saves, for his seventh save of the season. Vanecek is now tied for the most victories […]

Capitals set to take on Penguins

The Washington Capitals are getting ready to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in National Hockey League action on Tuesday night. For the Capitals, the team is looking to snap a four-game losing streak. Washington has been trying to figure out how to keep the energy that they brought to the early frames of the game […]

Washington Capitals falls to Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-3

The Washington Capitals waited a week of postponements to play hockey again and suffered a 6-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL action on Sunday. The Penguins were able to find the back of the cage twice in each period, which included a pair of empty netters in the third to skate away with […]

Third Period blues for Washington Capitals in loss to Flyers, 7-4

It was a case of the third period blues that were able to lead the Washington Capitals to a 7-4 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers in NHL action on Sunday. For the Capitals, who played well the first two periods in the game, found their offense shut down by the Flyers defense and that was […]

Washington Capitals set to take on Philadelphia Flyers in Noon Showdown

The Washington Capitals looks to rebound from a tough loss against the New York Rangers in a home contest against the Philadelphia Flyers. This will be the first of two contests against the Flyers, in a game that will be aired nationally on television. These are two of the best teams in the East Division, […]