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The Washington Capitals went all out to celebrate Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th NHL game on Thursday. The team formed a stick tunnel for Backstrom to skate out to,…

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The Washington Capitals went all out to celebrate Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th NHL game on Thursday.
The team formed a stick tunnel for Backstrom to skate out to, players wore number 19 jerseys during warmups, and the organization held a pregame ceremony which included a touching tribute video.
The Capitals also debuted a splash page on their website dedicated to all things N1KY, including 20 sweet video messages from Nicky’s past and former teammates and coaches.
We transcribed them all and also…

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