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Silent Swedes fueling Ovi's engine
Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson have been the wind beneath Alex Ovechkin's wings.
In-Game Live: Flyers vs. Capitals
Follow live as Brayden Schenn and the Flyers take on Nicklas Backstrom and the Capitals. Also, watch Intermission Live between periods.
Capitals cap off roadtrip with crucial SO win
You couldn't wipe the smiles off the faces of the Caps when they saw Nicklas Backstrom beat Swedish countryman Henrik Lundqvist with a quick snap shot Sunday night.
Bloody and beaten, Sharks can't solve Backstrom
Also fighting for playoff spot San Jose in each coming in this literally burst and it chart here blocking the shot go the other way. Dozens but he does all the penalties dropped to the races here great chance but it and and he drew the penalty shot career yet not necessarily known for this is what
Kurz's Instant Replay: Wild 2, Sharks 0
The Sharks couldn't solve Niklas Backstrom and the Wild turned two power plays into goals to beat San Jose and claim their fifth straight win.
Oates reunites Ovechkin, Backstrom
Alex Ovechkin has one goal in his last eight games.
Backstrom : Caps showed 'terrible effort' in loss
Adam Oates and his players had different views on the Capitals' 4-0 loss to the Hurricanes.
Backstrom sits out Capitals practice
Mike Green and Marcus Johansson took part in Tuesday's practice but center Nicklas Backstrom stayed home with an illness.
Green ready; Backstrom , Chimera questionable
Mike Green says he's 100 percent, but Jason Chimera and Nicklas Backstrom are questionable for Wednesday.
Capitals score 2 goals in 3rd, top Flyers 3-2
Braden Holtby made 29 saves in the Washington Capitals' 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night. Niklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist for Washington (2-5-1), which had lost two straight. Defenseman Bruno Gervais, and Brayden