Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom Out For Game 2

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The Washington Capitals will be without Nicklas Backstrom for at least Game 2 of the series as he is in concussion protocol. The veteran skater was removed from the game after a big hit from Anders Lee of the New York Islanders in Wednesday’s opening playoff game. Backstrom’s status for the rest of the series […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers Goaltending Powers Eastern Conference Round Robin Victory

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The biggest question going into the Eastern Conference round-robin was who would take the top seed. It was the Philadelphia Flyers goaltending that stepped up as the Flyers flexed their depth in net and were rewarded with the first seed in the East. Eastern Conference Round Robin Philadelphia Flyers Goaltending Shines Flyers starter Carter Hart […] READ MORE




Washington Capitals Team of the Decade

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Last Word on Hockey brings you our team of the decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and the best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Washington Capitals decade lineup. Washington Capitals Decade Team In […] READ MORE


Best of the Best: Nordic Players in the NHL

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What makes a sports league great? Obviously there needs to be enough money to build massive arenas and pay top talent. There needs to be great coaching staff and avid fans. But most importantly, any sports league worth watching has to be a showcase for the best talent in the world. The National Hockey League […] READ MORE



Washington Capitals Re-Sign Nicklas Backstrom To Five-Year Extension

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The Washington Capitals announced Tuesday morning the team had re-signed forward Nicklas Backstrom to a new five-year, $46 million contract. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $9.2 million. The Washington Capitals have re-signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46 million contract#ALLCAPS #NickysBack https://t.co/10Z3z7GDBS — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 14, 2020 Nicklas Backstrom Re-Signs […] READ MORE