No timeline was given on his return other than the team saying Backstrom will begin a “lengthy” rehabilitation and recovery process immediately.
The Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
They handed him No. 19, and he never looked back on his way to over 900 NHL games with the Washington Capitals.
Nicklas Backstrom surpassed the 20-point mark with a trio of assists in his seventh multi-point game of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Washington Capitals pulled off a 6-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights to move within one victory of hoisting hockey’s most coveted prize.
Dennis Maruk won’t be painting his face to feature the Washington Capitals logo, but the franchise’s first 60-goal scorer will be wearing his heart on his sleeve for the Stanley Cup Final.
Based on Nicklas Backstrom's number one pet peeve, we get the impression he is a pretty laid back guy! More on the alternate captain for the Washington Capitals in this week's Player Q&A.
When stakes are high Nicklas Backstrom just has a habit of coming in clutch, and his three-point Saturday night that included the series-swaying, game-winning goal was no different.
From Swedish meatballs and IKEA furniture to beloved Muppets character, the Swedish Chef, Swedish NHL'ers confirm or debunk what many North Americans consider to be staples in Sweden.
The following is a Joint Statement issued by Nicklas Backstrom, WADA, IOC and the IIHF
After a six-month wait, Nicklas Backstrom finally received his silver medal from the Sochi Olympics on Thursday.
The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) released the following statements from Executive Director Don Fehr and Team Sweden forward Nicklas Backstrom regarding today’s decision by the IOC
With the Olympics looming, some of the usual suspects put together memorable weeks