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Nicklas Backstrom | #19

C | 6' 1" | 210 lb | Age: 29 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
9 3 9 12 1
Career
GP G A P +/-
743 191 549 740 114
  • Nicklas Backstrom
  • Born: November 23, 1987
  • Birthplace: Gävle, SWE
  • Shoots: Left
  • Draft: 2006 WSH, 1st rd, 4th pk (4th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 9 3 9 12 1 4 1 7 0 0 0 0 15 20
NHL Career 743 191 549 740 114 376 59 312 2 2 29 6 1,583 12.1
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 9 3 9 12 1 4 1 7 0 0 0 0 15 20
NHL Career 743 191 549 740 114 376 59 312 2 2 29 6 1,583 12.1
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
FLA OCT 21 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 24 23:14
DET OCT 20 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 22 19:25
TOR OCT 17 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 23 24:39
PHI OCT 14 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 20 19:09
NJD OCT 13 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 3 22 18:19
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
FLA OCT 21 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 24 23:14
DET OCT 20 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 22 19:25
TOR OCT 17 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 23 24:39
PHI OCT 14 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 20 19:09
NJD OCT 13 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 3 22 18:19

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Backstrom is the quiet superstar on a team with plenty of star power. He may not carry the name recognition of teammates Alex Ovechkin or Braden Holtby, but his play puts him in that elite company.

Since joining the Capitals in the 2007-08 season, Backstrom has been a consistent scorer and playmaker. Those capabilities, however, have always been on display beginning in 2006 when, at the age of 18 years, six months, he became the youngest player to represent Sweden at the World Championship. He appeared in four games as Sweden captured the gold medal.

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