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Sat, 26 Oct 2013|

Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom still isn't feeling 100 percent, but things didn't look that way as the Wild went on to record a 5-3 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night.

  1. Still not 100 percent, Backstrom comes up big vs. Hawks

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    Sat, 26 Oct 2013

    Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom still isn't feeling 100 percent, but things didn't look that way as the Wild went on to record a 5-3 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night.

  2. Capitals breakdown: Nicklas Backstrom

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    Tue, 28 May 2013

    Nicklas Backstrom recorded a point a game in the regular season, but his production dried up in the playoffs.

  3. Mike Green: 'We're going to win a Cup'

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    Wed, 15 May 2013

    Nicklas Backstrom , Mike Green reflect on another early playoff exit.

  4. Backstrom : 'It was embarrassing'

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    Tue, 14 May 2013

    The Capitals had a difficult time explaining how a series that was so tight through six games was decided by a Game 7 so lopsided.

  5. Minnesota's Harding injured, leaves game

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    Tue, 7 May 2013

    Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding was injured late in the first period and replaced by 23-year-old Darcy Keumper. Harding was starting in place of Niklas Backstrom , the team's No. 1 starter.

  6. Backstrom unsure of when he will return

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    Sat, 4 May 2013

    Niklas Backstrom 's injury has created a cloud of uncertainty over the Wild's playoff chances as they head back home down 2-0 in the series.

  7. Blackhawks look to make Harding's job tougher

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    Fri, 3 May 2013

    As Niklas Backstrom continues to recover from a lower-body injury, Josh Harding will get his second consecutive start. Tonight the Blackhawks plan on making his job a little harder.

  8. Wild's Backstrom injured in warmups, Harding starts in net

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    Tue, 30 Apr 2013

    Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom was injured in pre-game warmups and will not start Game 1 against the Blackhawks, with backup Josh Harding earning the nod.

  9. Capitals prepping for perfect storm

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    Tue, 23 Apr 2013

    Nicklas Backstrom says there is a 'happiness' and 'energy' surrounding the Capitals.

  10. Backstrom returns to ice after injury

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    Fri, 19 Apr 2013

    The Capitals' assists leader was injured vs. Ottawa. It will take more than a puck to the arm to keep Nicklas Backstrom sidelined, though.

  11. Backstrom injured in Ottawa

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    Thu, 18 Apr 2013

    The Capitals' eight-game win streak ended Thursday night in Ottawa with a 3-1 loss, but it was an injury suffered by Nicklas Backstrom in the third period that concerned the team.

  12. Ovechkin sets Leafs straight

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    Wed, 17 Apr 2013

    Seeing Nicklas Backstrom pushed head-first into the boards, Alex Ovechkin sprang to his defense, setting the Leafs straight and setting the tone for a dominating win.

  13. Silent Swedes fueling Ovi's engine

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    Mon, 8 Apr 2013

    Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson have been the wind beneath Alex Ovechkin's wings.

  14. In-Game Live: Flyers vs. Capitals

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    Sun, 31 Mar 2013

    Follow live as Brayden Schenn and the Flyers take on Nicklas Backstrom and the Capitals. Also, watch Intermission Live between periods.

  15. Capitals cap off roadtrip with crucial SO win

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    Mon, 25 Mar 2013

    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.

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  17. Kurz's Instant Replay: Wild 2, Sharks 0

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    Sat, 23 Mar 2013

    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.

  18. Oates reunites Ovechkin, Backstrom

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    Wed, 13 Mar 2013

    Alex Ovechkin has one goal in his last eight games.

  19. Backstrom : Caps showed 'terrible effort' in loss

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    Tue, 12 Mar 2013

    Adam Oates and his players had different views on the Capitals' 4-0 loss to the Hurricanes.

  20. Backstrom sits out Capitals practice

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    Fri, 8 Mar 2013

    Mike Green and Marcus Johansson took part in Tuesday's practice but center Nicklas Backstrom stayed home with an illness.