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Per Backer

Per Backer

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BIRTHDATE: January 4, 1982
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Grums, Sweden
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: DET / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (187th overall)
Quote of the Day

I had one really not-good game. I came back to the hotel and he [his father] was on Skype. My mother called first and said, 'Your father wants to talk to you.' So he moved my mother away, and he yelled at me for like 30 seconds. I understood him, and then he said, 'I'm done.' And he was gone. The next game I got my first shutout.

— Anton Khudobin recalls a fond memory, explains why he was so sharp in the Hurricanes' 3-0 win against the Capitals on Friday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series GigaPixel