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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 +/-
20 3 12 15 0
Career
GP G A P +/-
754 191 552 743 113
  • 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 20 3 12 15 0 4 1 8 0 0 0 0 36 8.3
NHL Career 754 191 552 743 113 376 59 313 2 2 29 6 1,604 11.9
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 20 3 12 15 0 4 1 8 0 0 0 0 36 8.3
NHL Career 754 191 552 743 113 376 59 313 2 2 29 6 1,604 11.9
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
MIN NOV 18 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 22 20:04
COL NOV 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 20 18:24
NSH NOV 14 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 25 16:22
EDM NOV 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 22:33
PIT NOV 10 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 22 18:14
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
MIN NOV 18 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 22 20:04
COL NOV 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 20 18:24
NSH NOV 14 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 25 16:22
EDM NOV 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 22:33
PIT NOV 10 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 22 18:14

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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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