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Nicklas Backstrom
Nicklas Backstrom
Center  - WSH
Number: 19
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 213
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 23, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Gävle, Sweden
Drafted: WSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (4th overall)
2016 Playoffs Was +2 in 23:11 of ice time in Game 1 vs. PIT (4/28) ... Scored the game-winning goal in Game 6 at PHI (4/24) ... Tallied four shots in Game 4 at PHI (4/20) ... Earned two assist in Game 3 at PHI (4/18) ... Recorded his fifth career three-point game (1g, 2a) and seventh multi-assist game in Game 2 vs. PHI (4/16) ... Earned an assist in Game 1 vs. PHI (4/14). 2015-16 Regular Season Ranked tied for seventh in the NHL in assists (50), fourth in assists per 60 minutes (2.09) and tied for first in three-assist games (3) ... Reached the 50-assist plateau for the sixth time in his career ... Ranks first in franchise history in 50-assist seasons and since he entered the NHL in 2007-08, Backstrom ranks tied for first in the NHL in 50-assist seasons (Ryan Getzlaf, Henrik Sedin, Joe Thornton) ... Reached the 70-point plateau for the fifth time in his career ... Scored 20 goals for the third time ... Finished the season +17, marking his highest plus/minus since 2010-11 (+24).

First NHL Game:
10/5/07 (WSH 3 at ATL 1)
First NHL Goal:
11/8/07 (WSH 4 at OTT 1, Emery)
First NHL Assist:
10/5/07 (WSH 3 at ATL 1)
Most Goals in a Game:
3 (12/13/14, WSH 4 vs TB 2)
Most Assists in a Game:
4 (9 times, last: 12/20/13, WSH 4 at CAR 2)
Most Points in a Game:
5 (4 times, last: 12/10/13, WSH 6 vs TB 5
SO, 1G-4A)
Most Shots in a Game:
7 (3 times, last: 4/7/13, WSH 4 vs TBL 2)
Most PIM in a Game:
10 (2/7/10, WSH 5 vs PIT 4 OT)
Most Ice Time in a Game:
26:25 (3/30/10, WSH 4 vs OTT 5 OT)
Multiple-Point Games:
156 (last: 4/8/15, WSH 3 vs BOS 0, 2A )
Longest Goal Streak:
3 (3 times, last: 12/19/09–12/26/09, 4G)
Longest Assist Streak:
9 (1/26/10–2/10/10, 14A)
Longest Point Streak:
10 (2 times, last: 10/29/11-11/11/11, 3G-7A)
Penalty Shots: None
Shootouts: 19/53
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Most Goals in a Game:
3 (4/17/10, WSH 6 vs MTL 5 OT)
Most Assists in a Game:
3 (4/20/09, WSH 4 vs NYR 0)
Most Points in a Game:
4 (4/17/10, WSH 6 vs MTL 5 OT, 3G-1A)