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Nicklas Backstrom
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: November 23, 1987  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Gävle, Sweden
WEIGHT: 208 DRAFTED: WSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)
2013-14
Scored a goal and earned an assist vs. CHI (4/11) ... Scored two goals at STL (4/8) ... Scored a goal at NYI (4/5) ... Earned his 60th assist of the season at NJ (4/4) ... Scored a goal and earned two assist at NSH (3/30) ... Earned two assists at ANA (3/18) ... Tallied two assists at PHI (3/5) ... Tallied three points (1g, 2a) at FLA (2/27) ... Recorded two assists vs. NJ (2/8) ... Tallied two assists vs. DET (2/2) ... Scored a goal and earned an assist vs. NYR (12/27) ... Registered four assists at CAR (12/20 ) ... Earned two assists and scored the game-deciding goal in the shootout vs. PHI (12/15) ... Scored a goal and earned an assist at FLA (12/13) ... Tied his career high with five points (1g, 4a) vs. TB (12/10) ...Scored a SHG at NYI (11/30) ... Recorded his 24th career three-assist game vs. STL (11/17) ... Earned an assist and scored the game-deciding goal in the shootout at DET (11/15) ... Recorded three assists vs. NYI (11/5)
NHL All-Rookie Team (2008) Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (KHL), October 18, 2012.
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I just wanted to do something to take my mind off the shot and let me relax a little bit. It seemed like the fans liked it. I'm glad I was able to score.

— Oilers forward Taylor Hall on lifting his arms to fire up the crowd before his penalty shot
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