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Nicklas Backstrom
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: November 23, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Gävle, Sweden
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: WSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)
2015-16 Season Won 14 of 21 faceoffs vs. EDM (11/23) ... Earned an assist vs. COL (11/21) ... Registered two points (1g, 1a) vs. DAL (11/19) ... Earned an assist at DET (11/18) ... Scored a goal at PHI (11/12) ... Scored the game-tying goal with 0.8 seconds remaining and earned an assist vs. TOR (11/7) ... Earned an assist vs. BOS (11/5) ... Led WSH with five shots at FLA (10/31) ... Earned an assist vs. CBJ (10/30) ... Registered two points (1g, 1a) at EDM (10/23) ... Scored two goals at CGY (10/20) ... Registered three points (1g, 2a), including the game-winning goal, in his season debut vs. CAR (10/17) ... Missed three games due to injury (10/10-10/15).
NHL All-Rookie Team (2008) Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (KHL), October 18, 2012.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016