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Niklas Backstrom  #32

NUMBER: 32 BIRTHDATE: February 13, 1978  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 197
Catches: Left
Backstrom was a member of Finland’s silver medal team at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and bronze medal side at the 2006 World Hockey Championship, but did not see action in either tournament. He made five appearances at both the 2005 and 2008 World Championships.
 
He made his international debut in Helsinki, Finland, winning a gold medal at the 1998 World Junior Championship. His teammates included 2010 Olympic teammates Olli Jokinen, Niklas Hagman, and Niko Kapanen.

I was in there icing my face as she was trying to push a baby out.

— Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf on going to the hospital with a facial laceration while his wife was in labor following Game 1 on Wednesday