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Nicklas Backstrom | #19

C | 6' 1" | 210 lb | Age: 30 | Washington Capitals
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2017-2018 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
5 2 6 8 -1
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
101 28 55 83 12
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
81 21 50 71 5
Career
GP G A P +/-
815 209 590 799 118
  • 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 Playoffs 5 2 6 8 -1 0 0 6 0 0 1 1 9 22.2
Career Playoffs 101 28 55 83 12 48 7 35 0 0 6 4 226 12.4
2017-2018 81 21 50 71 5 46 7 26 0 0 4 1 165 12.7
NHL Career 815 209 590 799 118 418 65 331 2 2 33 7 1,733 12.1
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 Playoffs 5 2 6 8 -1 0 0 6 0 0 1 1 9 22.2
Career Playoffs 101 28 55 83 12 48 7 35 0 0 6 4 226 12.4
2017-2018 81 21 50 71 5 46 7 26 0 0 4 1 165 12.7
NHL Career 815 209 590 799 118 418 65 331 2 2 33 7 1,733 12.1
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
CBJ APR 21 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 27 22:41
CBJ APR 19 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 25 19:26
CBJ APR 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 34 27:03
CBJ APR 15 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 31 27:46
CBJ APR 12 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 27 23:22
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
CBJ APR 21 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 27 22:41
CBJ APR 19 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 25 19:26
CBJ APR 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 34 27:03
CBJ APR 15 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 31 27:46
CBJ APR 12 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 27 23:22

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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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