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Nicklas Backstrom | #19

C | 6' 1" | 206 lb | Age: 33 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2020-2021 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
44 14 31 45 1
Career
GP G A P +/-
1,000 257 715 972 120
  • 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%
2020-2021 44 14 31 45 1 14 5 19 0 0 0 0 74 18.9
NHL Career 1,000 257 715 972 120 476 79 393 2 2 38 8 2,108 12.2
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2020-2021 44 14 31 45 1 14 5 19 0 0 0 0 74 18.9
NHL Career 1,000 257 715 972 120 476 79 393 2 2 38 8 2,108 12.2
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
BUF APR 15 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 2 20 19:51
PHI APR 13 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 20 17:39
BOS APR 11 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 3 17 17:56
BUF APR 9 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 18 14:16
BOS APR 8 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 21 20:18
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
BUF APR 15 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 2 20 19:51
PHI APR 13 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 20 17:39
BOS APR 11 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 3 17 17:56
BUF APR 9 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 18 14:16
BOS APR 8 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 21 20:18

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2017-2018 Washington Capitals

Bio

Nicklas Backstrom Bio

Backstrom may not have the name recognition as longtime linemate Alex Ovechkin, but his performance on the ice puts him in some elite company. Since joining the Capitals for the 2007-08 season, Backstrom has been one of the NHL's most consistent scorers and playmakers, and he played a key role in Washington's run to the Stanley Cup in 2018 with 23 points (five goals, 18 assists) in 20 games.

Backstrom's skills were apparent as early as the 2006 IIHF World Championship. At the age of 18 years and six months, he became the youngest player to represent Sweden; Backstrom appeared in four games and helped win the gold medal.

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