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Nicklas Backstrom | #19

C | 6' 1" | 213 lb | Age: 29 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2016-2017 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
58 17 44 61 15
Career
GP G A P +/-
710 182 521 703 111
  • 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%
2016-2017 58 17 44 61 15 28 4 23 0 0 3 1 107 15.9
NHL Career 710 182 521 703 111 362 54 293 2 2 27 5 1,513 12
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 58 17 44 61 15 28 4 23 0 0 3 1 107 15.9
NHL Career 710 182 521 703 111 362 54 293 2 2 27 5 1,513 12
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
NYR FEB 19 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 20 18:24
DET FEB 18 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 25 20:16
ANA FEB 11 1 2 3 -1 0 0 0 4 21 16:33
DET FEB 9 1 2 3 3 4 0 0 1 22 16:32
CAR FEB 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 20 16:30
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
NYR FEB 19 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 20 18:24
DET FEB 18 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 25 20:16
ANA FEB 11 1 2 3 -1 0 0 0 4 21 16:33
DET FEB 9 1 2 3 3 4 0 0 1 22 16:32
CAR FEB 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 20 16:30

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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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