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Mattias Backman  #25

Detroit Red Wings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 25 BIRTHDATE: October 3, 1992  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Linkoping, Sweden
WEIGHT: 170 DRAFTED: DET / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (146th overall)    Prospect Bio
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When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
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