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Nicklas Backstrom
Nicklas Backstrom
Center  - WSH
Number: 19
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 23, 1987  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Gävle, Sweden
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Drafted: WSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (4th overall)
Scored a goal and earned an assist vs. CHI (4/11) ... Scored two goals at STL (4/8) ... Scored a goal at NYI (4/5) ... Earned his 60th assist of the season at NJ (4/4) ... Scored a goal and earned two assist at NSH (3/30) ... Earned two assists at ANA (3/18) ... Tallied two assists at PHI (3/5) ... Tallied three points (1g, 2a) at FLA (2/27) ... Recorded two assists vs. NJ (2/8) ... Tallied two assists vs. DET (2/2) ... Scored a goal and earned an assist vs. NYR (12/27) ... Registered four assists at CAR (12/20 ) ... Earned two assists and scored the game-deciding goal in the shootout vs. PHI (12/15) ... Scored a goal and earned an assist at FLA (12/13) ... Tied his career high with five points (1g, 4a) vs. TB (12/10) ...Scored a SHG at NYI (11/30) ... Recorded his 24th career three-assist game vs. STL (11/17) ... Earned an assist and scored the game-deciding goal in the shootout at DET (11/15) ... Recorded three assists vs. NYI (11/5)

Recorded 306 career assists, the second most by a Capital in his first six seasons, trailing only
Alex Ovechkin (313) ... Registered 415 career points, trailing only Ovechkin (614) and Mike
Gartner (505) for scoring by a Cap in a player’s first six seasons … Ranks fifth in the league in
assists over the last six years (trailing Henrik Sedin, Joe Thornton, Martin St. Louis and Ryan
Getzlaf) … One of only 13 players averaging at least a point per game over the last five seasons
(min. 300 games) ... The top-scoring player from his draft class (2006) ... Ranks 14th in career
scoring for the Capitals and has two of the team’s top four single-season assist totals.
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