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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.
Quote of the Day

Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.

— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season