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Nicklas Backstrom | Center | #19

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 213
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (4) / WAS
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Nicklas Backstrom is projected to start Game 6 between Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson.
Backstrom and Ovechkin were separated on Saturday and that change is expected to stick in five-on-five situations. However, they will be together during power plays. Backstrom had a helper on a power-play goal by Ovechkin in Game 5 to give him nine points in 11 postseason outings. May 10 - 6:41 PM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Brad Malone
5Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
5Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer