Backstrom, Nylander Came of Age Together Through HockeyBackstrom's time with the family helped develop him into a pro and adult, but his time with the 11-year-old William made an impact as well.
WATCH: Caps Jump to Quick Lead Over Leafs in TorontoCaps vowed to be more aggressive going into Game 3 and got off to a fast start in their first game in Toronto.
Trotz: Nicklas Backstrom Capitals MVP This SeasonHow great a year is Nicklas Backstrom having?
Big 3 Leading Way in Capitals' Incredible SeasonThe trio of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov is leading the Capitals in a storybook season.
Backstrom Becomes First in Draft Class to 600 PointsCapitals star Nicklas Backstrom is piling up the accolades despite playing alongside one of the sport's best players.
Caps Score Four in Third Period for Comeback WinAfter falling behind by three goals, the Washington Capitals needed some help. They found it with their power play.
Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Backstrom Form Powerful TrioThe Capitals are thriving early thanks to the emergence of Evgeny Kuznetsov and the addition of T.J. Oshie, as well as the usual suspects.
Ovechkin Gets 900th Point As Capitals RollAlex Ovechkin recorded his 900th career point and Nicklas Backstrom continued his hot start as the Capitals rolled to their fourth win.
Backstrom Debuts With 3 Points as Caps Beat Hurricanes, 4-1The Washington Capitals were glad to see Nicklas Backstrom back in the lineup.
Washington Capitals C Nicklas Backstrom Could Miss 4-5 GamesWashington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is expected to miss a handful of games at the start of the NHL season as he works his way back from hip surgery.
Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past DevilsSpeed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.
Report: Caps Center Backstrom Fails Drug Test in Sochi For Allergy MedsWashington Capitals center and Swedish Olympian Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test in Sochi and didn't play in the gold medal game against Canada Sunday, the Associated Press reports.

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