DC Sports Bog: Nicklas Backstrom


Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Caps announce this year’s ‘Courage Caps’ design

In the seventh year of the program, the campaign has donated almost $350,000 to charity.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Wizards, Caps deliver presents to area children

The players spent the day putting smiles on faces, and antlers on John Wall.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Eric Fehr, Joel Ward, John Wall, Martell Webster, Mike Green, Nene, Nicklas Backstrom, Steven Oleksy, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Caps pose for amazing photos with dogs

Ovechkin and several Caps teammates posed for amazing photos with dogs for a calendar that will benefit Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:57 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals, Caps, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/01/2013

The autographed Caps car

You might like the Caps a lot, but this fan is getting the entire team to autograph the trunk lid of his new car.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Nicklas Backstrom's GEICO commercial

The Caps center has better acting chops than Brian Orakpo.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:01 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Caps players react to Nicklas Backstrom garden gnome

Media at Kettler today got to give Caps players a first look at the giveaway. That was fun.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps, Giveaways, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Nicklas Backstrom garden gnome vs. Roger Bernadina shark-a-rine

Two of the kookier collectibles in D.C. sports history will be hitting the market in coming weeks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:08 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bobbleheads, Caps, Giveaways, Nats, Nicklas Backstrom, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Pierre McGuire: Ovechkin's 'a left winger with Nick Backstrom'

Pierre McGuire: Ovechkin's 'a left winger with Nick Backstrom'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Nicklas Backstrom, Pierre McGuire

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Morning Pixels: Dallas Cowboys twitter blunder

Perhaps the Cowboys could learn some things from Washington D.C. teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Caps, DeJon Gomes, John Wall, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Nicklas Backstrom, Redskins, Troy Brouwer, Wizards

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Boston media didn’t like Game 5 officiating

Objective Boston sports media objectively says the Game 5 officiating was lame.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer, Benoit Pouliot

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Matt Hendricks says the Bruins are targeting Backstrom’s head

Caps forward says he’s seen Backstrom’s helmet ripped off three or four times in the first three games against Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:04 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Nicklas Backstrom, Dale Hunter, Claude Julien, Matt Hendricks

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s socks

In case you didn’t know the back story, here’s ESPN the Magazine, explaining RGIII’s socks obsession.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Zdeno Chara, Luke Russert, Nicklas Backstrom, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Cam Neely says Bruins not targeting Backstrom’s head

Bruins president also describes Backstrom’s end-of-game crosscheck as ‘pretty nasty.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Cam Neely, Dale Hunter, Claude Julien, Nicklas Backstrom, Brad Marchand