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Niklas
Backstrom
Niklas Backstrom
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Niklas
Backstrom
position: Goalie
Catches: Left
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 192
Born: 02/13/1978
Age: 39
Birthplace: Helsinki, FIN
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Last 5 GamesDECGASASSV%SO
CareerGPWLOTGAASV%SO
Regular413196144502.49.91428
Playoffs1138-2.55.9110
Awards
Career Notes
MBNA Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award (2007) William M. Jennings Trophy (2007) (shared with Manny Fernandez) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009) Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 1, 2006. Missed majority of 2013-14 and 2014-15 due to recurring lower-body injuries. Traded to Calgary by Minnesota with Minnesota's 6th round pick (Matthew Phillips) in 2016 NHL Draft for David Jones, February 29, 2016. Missed majority of 2015-16 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), June 10, 2016.