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‘Everyone was just going crazy’

The face of Washington sports Tuesday night belonged not to Nicklas Backstrom or to John Wall or to Yunel Escobar. The face I’ll remember belonged to John Hartnett, making his giddy way home.The 30-year-old lifelong D.C. sports fan had sat in the 100 level at Nationals Park for Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals. Show More Summary

‘Everyone was just going crazy’

The face of Washington sports Tuesday night belonged not to Nicklas Backstrom, nor to John Wall, nor to Yunel Escobar. The face I’ll remember belonged to John Hartnett, making his giddy way home.The 30-year-old lifelong D.C. sports fan had sat in the 100 level at Nats Park for Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals. Show More Summary

DC Sports Bog: Caps, Wizards and Nats wins lead to unforgettable night

The face of Washington sports Tuesday night belonged not to Nicklas Backstrom, nor to John Wall, nor to Yunel Escobar. The face I’ll remember belonged to John Hartnett, making his way toward the exit at Nationals Park, all giggles and giddiness.Read full article >>

Islanders Fan Throws Beer at Brooks Orpik (Video)

4 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Islanders 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday. They ended it with a Nicklas Backstrom goal 11:09 into the extra frame, which tied the best-of-seven series at 2-2 and sent the Islanders fans home angry. But before exiting the Nassau Coliseum, at least one of those disgruntled fans decided to […]

Brooks Orpik Nailed By Beer After Capitals Win

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

Nicklas Backstrom knotted the Capitals-Islanders series at 2-2 tonight, on an overtime goal from close to the blue line. An Islanders fan (presumably) wasn’t happy about this, and as the Caps players celebrated on the Nassau Coliseum ice, somebody chucked a beer that hit Brooks Orpik right in the shoulder. It was a stellar two games for Islanders fans. Read more...

Rangers Goalie Cam Talbot Somehow Stopped This Shot

6 months agoSports : Deadspin

Nicklas Backstrom, on the right, received a pass from Joel Ward across the goal. He had the puck at this moment. Look at where Rangers goalie Cam Talbot is, and all the wide-open net available. Backstrom shot; Talbot made the save. Read more...

Doping case against Nicklas Backstrom finally over

8 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The doping case against Washington Capitals star Nicklas Backstrom seems to have come to a close. Finally.

NHL power rankings: Rangers are red hot, Nicklas Backstrom emerging as Capitals' best player

The Rangers and Capitals have moved into playoff spots, while the Wild and Senators fall further from contention. NHL All-Star rosters will always be received with a certain level of criticism. There are rarely (if ever) enough spots...Show More Summary

Winter Classic 2015: Blackhawks vs. Capitals Preview and More for New Year's Day

The 2015 NHL Winter Classic will be a star-studded affair, as Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews lead the Chicago Blackhawks into the outdoor clash with Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and the Washington Capitals at Nationals Park. As a whole, the hype surrounding this year's game is seemingly down slightly. Show More Summary

NHL scores 2014: Backstrom's hat trick leads Capitals, Canucks routed by Rangers

Nicklas Backstrom keeps flying under the radar. Sometimes Hockey Twitter will get into random discussions about hockey completely out of nowhere. The discussion on Saturday revolved around the 2006 NHL Draft, one of the most elite drafts in recent memory. Jonathan Toews. Show More Summary

Capitals fill Nicklas Backstrom's locker with hats after his hat trick

So that's where all of those hats went. It's a hockey tradition for fans to throw hats onto the ice after a player registers a hat trick. If you're like me, you've always wondered what happens to the hats after the game. Do they just throw them away? Do they give them to charity? Well, the Washington Capitals finally provided an answer. Show More Summary

Nicklas Backstrom can't escape failed drug test

10 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A failed drug test at the 2014 Sochi Olympics continues to shadow Nicklas Backstrom some nine months later.

Alex Ovechkin Becomes All-Time Points Leader for Capitals

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin became his franchise's all-time points leader upon assisting a Nicklas Backstrom goal in the first period of Tuesday's eventual 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames, per CSN Washington. Just...Show More Summary

Alex Ovechkin becomes Capitals' all-time points leader

Ovi's assist on Nicklas Backstrom's goal broke a long-standing record in Washington. Alex Ovechkin added yet another important mark on his Hall of Fame resume on Tuesday, passing Peter Bondra to become the Washington Capitals' all-time...Show More Summary

Ilir Latifi vs Jan Blachowicz announced for UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden

The light heavyweights join fellow Swedes Nico Musoke and Nicklas Backstrom on the Oct. 2014 fight card. With Amir Sadollah's return confirmed for UFC Fight Night 53 not too long ago, a Light Heavyweight tilt is also now expected toShow More Summary

Washington Capitals: 5 Keys to a Fast Start After Olympic Break

The 2014 Olympics weren't kind to the members of the Washington Capitals, as each of the five participants returned to D.C. without much to be happy about from their time in Sochi. Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson earned silver medals as members of Team Sweden, but neither can possibly be too pleased with how the tournament finished up. Show More Summary

Nicklas Backstrom Couldn’t Play in the Gold Medal Hockey Game After Testing Positive for…Allergy Medication

Imagine you’re a hockey player about to compete for the chance to win an Olympic gold medal against the greatest hockey power in the world. Now imagine that, two hours before said game, somebody comes into the locker room and says you can’t play the game because you took some allergy medicine. Given that you […]

Swedish Hockey Official Has A Conspiracy Theory About Failed Drug Test Before Gold Medal Game

The general manager of the Swedish hockey team explained during a press conference why he believes that the timing of Nicklas Backstrom's failed drug test was a political conspiracy. Backstrom, one of Sweden's top players, was banned...Show More Summary

One Of Sweden's Top Hockey Players Was Banned From Gold Medal Game After Positive Drug Test

Sweden lost the gold medal game in men's ice hockey to Canada 3-0, playing the game without one of their top players, center Nicklas Backstrom. Backstrom, who was originally listed as a starter for the gold medal game, was a late scratch from the lineup after testing positive for a banned substance according to Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo! Sports. Show More Summary

AP: Nicklas Backstrom Missed Gold Medal Game Due To Failed Doping Test

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Swedish reports stated that center Nicklas Backstrom wouldn't play in the gold medal game against Canada due to migraines. But other reports suggest Backstrom missed the game after testing positive for something during doping test. Read more...

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