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Gallery: Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin Through the Years

12 years’ worth of pictures capturing the Caps’ talented duo

St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

This has been a big week for major milestones, as Nicklas Backstrom picked up his 500th career assist and then set up Alex Ovechkin’s 1000th career point.

They are just the latest in a long line of amazing moments for each of them over the years - and now you can relive so many of them in the gallery below.