Nicklas Backstrom

New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Four

Capitals Beat Rangers 3-2, Tie Series At Two

For the second series in a row, the Caps came up big with a game four win, 3-2 over the New York Rangers, and now head back to New York for game five all tied at two games a piece.

106.7 The Fan–05/05/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 03:  The New York Rangers celebrate after Marian Gaborik scored the game winning goal in the third overtime period against the Washington Capitals in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 3, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Washington Capitals Triple OT Game 3 Marathon Ends With Heartbreaking Loss

Marian Gaborik scored at 14:41 of the third overtime, and the New York Rangers outlasted the Washington Capitals in a 2-1 victory early Thursday morning to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

106.7 The Fan–05/03/2012

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Ovi’s Late Goal Lifts Caps Past Rangers And Ties Series At Two

New York, NY-The Capitals evened the series at one thanks to an Alex Ovechkin blast late in the third to lead the Caps to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

106.7 The Fan–04/30/2012

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Capitals Win Game 7 OT Thriller, Down Bruins On Joel Ward Goal

Joel Ward slammed home a rebound at 2:57 of overtime to give Washington a 2-1 victory over Boston on Wednesday night, sending the Capitals to the second round of the playoffs and ending the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins’ hopes of a repeat.

04/25/2012

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Bruins Beat Capitals 4-3 in OT To Force Game 7

The Washington Capitals couldn’t close it out at home falling 4-3 to the Boston Bruins in overtime and will head back to Boston for a deciding game seven Wednesday.

106.7 The Fan–04/22/2012

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals - Game Four

Caps Practice Recap: Michal Neuvirth Returns In Back-up Role

The Washington Capitals held a full practice today a night after evening the series at two games a piece with a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.

106.7 The Fan–04/20/2012

The Capitals must win Game 4 without Nick Backstrom or face the barrel of a 3-1 series deficit. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Elfin: Backstrom And The Capitals Stepped Right Into Boston’s Trap

Nicklas Backstrom, not known for his rough play on the ice, got himself suspended for a critical Game 4 for acting out of character. Regardless, Dale Hunter who was a notorious bad guy himself, stands by his player’s stance of self-defense, although that raises some eyebrows in Boston.

04/19/2012

Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins - Game Two

Boston Bruins Coach Denies Nicklas Backstrom Was Targeted

Boston coach Claude Julien says it’s “ludicrous” to think the Bruins would target the head of Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who missed half the season with a concussion.

04/18/2012

Nicklas Backstrom

Caps Respond To Backstrom Suspension

Arlington, VA-The Capitals practiced today one day after knowing they’ll be without their star center Nicklas Backstrom tomorrow in game four due to a game three match penalty and a one-game suspension.

106.7 The Fan–04/18/2012

Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins - Game Two

Backstrom Suspended For Game Four

Arlington, VA-Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been suspended one game by the NHL for a match penalty called at the end of the Capitals 4-3 loss to the Boston Bruins last night.

106.7 The Fan–04/17/2012

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