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  1. Caps' Backstrom puts Sochi drama in past

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Here is something you probably don't know about Nicklas Backstrom. When the Washington Capitals star center returned from the Sochi Olympic Games, having been denied a chance to participate in the gold-medal game between his nati...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. Ramblings: Bad time to tick off your goalie

    Scott Burnside

    Reimer soap opera continues From the moment Game 7 of the opening round of the playoffs ended with Bruins center Patrice Bergeron's overtime winner eliminating the Toronto Maple Leafs, it's clear that the Leafs -- or at least those Leafs wearing sui...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Sweden without top center Nicklas Backstro...

    Scott Burnside

    The Swedes were without top center Nicklas Backstrom in Sunday's gold-medal game against Canada.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  4. NHL - Taking league's temperature at halfway point

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside offers up his midseason report on the NHL, including teams and players who sputtered out of the gate and some who have stepped up in a big way.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  5. Ovechkin, Caps have it going on again

    Scott Burnside

    Almost exactly two months ago, Feb. 7, the Washington Capitals looked like a team that had hit rock bottom, looked for all the world like a team without a clue and really, if anyone was being honest, like a team without a prayer. On the road that ...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  6. Oates has faith but Caps still need wins

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- Kudos to rookie head coach Adam Oates for holding fast to the silver lining of an otherwise messy season. While the hockey world marvels at the depths to which the Washington Capitals have sunk and the continuing devolution of once-u...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  7. Capitals adjusting to coaching change

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- There is perhaps no more curious place in sport than an NHL locker room the day after a coach has been fired. The energy is different ... a little off, a little manic. A group of men who thrive on continuity and routine must now ...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  8. Stanley Cup playoffs: Lack of scoring weighs on Washington Capita...

    Scott Burnside

    It is the unforgiving nature of the postseason to single out the struggles of a single player as the reason for his team's failures, and Nicklas Backstrom's lack of scoring for the Capitals has been frustrating for all involved.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2011
  9. Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom to miss game vs. Edmonton ...

    Scott Burnside

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will miss Wednesday night's home game against the Edmonton Oilers with a nagging thumb injury.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  10. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom back on...

    Scott Burnside

    Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom returned to the ice after missing Tuesday's workout with illness and expects to play in the opening game of the playoffs against the Canadiens on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  11. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom 'questi...

    Scott Burnside

    Nicklas Backstrom is "questionable but probable" for Game 1 of the Capitals' first-round series against the Canadiens, coach Bruce Boudreau told reporters after Tuesday's practice.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2010
  12. First-round breakdown: Washington Capitals versus Montreal Canadi...

    Scott Burnside

    Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green. The East's top seed, the most goals scored and the best home record. Can Montreal really solve all of that against Washington? Scott Burnside says no.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2010
  13. Washington Capitals again looking for more scoring help in do-or-...

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- The Washington Capitals will be looking for more balanced scoring in Monday night's Game 6 against the Pittsburgh Penguins given that three players (Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Dave Steckel) have combined for 12 of the Caps' 15...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009