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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 +/-
74 22 57 79 16
Career
GP G A P +/-
726 187 534 721 112
  • 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 74 22 57 79 16 36 7 31 0 0 5 2 146 15.1
NHL Career 726 187 534 721 112 370 57 301 2 2 29 6 1,552 12
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 74 22 57 79 16 36 7 31 0 0 5 2 146 15.1
NHL Career 726 187 534 721 112 370 57 301 2 2 29 6 1,552 12
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
ARI MAR 25 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 18 18:35
CBJ MAR 23 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 24 19:46
CGY MAR 21 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 1 20 18:59
TBL MAR 18 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 2 25 21:05
NSH MAR 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 24 18:33
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
ARI MAR 25 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 18 18:35
CBJ MAR 23 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 24 19:46
CGY MAR 21 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 1 20 18:59
TBL MAR 18 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 2 25 21:05
NSH MAR 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 24 18:33

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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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