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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.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round