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New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) celebrates in front of Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) after scoring a goal during the first period of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs Saturday, May 2, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) and New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) look down ice after a pass during the first period of Game 1 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) celebrates the team's 3-0 win over the Boston Bruins with Mike Green (52), Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, and Stanislav Galiev (49), of Russia, after an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, second from left, from Russia, celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom, left, from Sweden, and right wing Tom Wilson, with New York Islanders goalie Chad Johnson (30) nearby in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Washington Capitals Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian MacLellan, right, speaks with Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin, center, Center Nicklas Backstrom, left, and Goaltender Braden Holtby, second from right, speak together following a press conference announcing the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic held at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin, second from right, Center Nicklas Backstrom, right, and Goaltender Braden Holtby, third from left, pose for photographs in their specially designed jerseys for the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic held at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin, second from right, Center Nicklas Backstrom, right, and Goaltender Braden Holtby, third from left, pose for photographs in their specially designed jerseys for the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic held at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Center Nicklas Backstrom wears a specially designed jersey for the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic held at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: Washington Capitals Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian MacLellan, Center Nicklas Backstrom, Monumental Sports & Entertainment President Dick Patrick, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Goaltender Braden Holtby, and Washington Capitals Chairman & Owner Ted Leonsis pose for photographs for the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic held at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin, right, Center Nicklas Backstrom, left, and Goaltender Braden Holtby, center, arrive wearing specially designed jerseys for the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic held at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom (19) controls the puck against New York Islanders' Travis Hamonic (3) as goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) defends the net from behind in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11), from Slovenia, skates with the puck with Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, behind him, in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Sweden forward Loui Eriksson, right, celebrates his goal against Finland with teammate Nicklas Backstrom during the second period of the men's semifinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Sweden forward Loui Eriksson, right, celebrates his goal against Finland with teammate Nicklas Backstrom during the second period of the men's semifinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) celebrates a goal scored by teammate Nicklas Backstrom (19) of Sweden. as Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) skates past during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)