Niklas Backstrom


Ever since the departure of Alexander Semin following the 2011-12 season, it seems Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom have played with just about every winger in the Capitals’ organization, from


By Peter Hailey

Upon first glance, players in the World Cup and players in the nation's capital may seem to have little in common.


After holding the title of Capitals head coach for 169 days or 60 regular season games and 14 tightly fought playoff battles, Dale Hunter's players were surprised to hear that their bench boss