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Nicklas Backstrom | #19

C | 6' 1" | 213 lb | Age: 29 | Washington Capitals
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2016-2017 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
13 6 7 13 0
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
96 26 49 75 13
2016-2017 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
82 23 63 86 17
Career
GP G A P +/-
734 188 540 728 113
  • 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%
2016-2017 Playoffs 13 6 7 13 0 2 1 5 0 0 1 0 26 23.1
Career Playoffs 96 26 49 75 13 48 7 29 0 0 5 3 217 12
2016-2017 82 23 63 86 17 38 8 35 0 0 5 2 162 14.2
NHL Career 734 188 540 728 113 372 58 305 2 2 29 6 1,568 12
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 Playoffs 13 6 7 13 0 2 1 5 0 0 1 0 26 23.1
Career Playoffs 96 26 49 75 13 48 7 29 0 0 5 3 217 12
2016-2017 82 23 63 86 17 38 8 35 0 0 5 2 162 14.2
NHL Career 734 188 540 728 113 372 58 305 2 2 29 6 1,568 12

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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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