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Nicklas Backstrom | Center

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
Contract: view contract details

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It seems that everyone in the Washington Capitals organization is impressed with center Nicklas Backstrom.
Backstrom is seen in the dressing room as the player who sets the tone for the team and makes it run. Coach Barry Trotz has been so impressed with his play and wonders how he doesn't have more awards in his NHL career. "I’ll tell you," Trotz said, "both ends of the ice, he’s as good as anybody I’ve seen." Look for Backstrom to get a ton of points on the power play again this season as he led the NHL last year with 44 and flirt with a point-per-game, if not a touch more. Oct 11 - 10:14 AM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Chris Brown
6Liam O'Brien
LW1Marcus Johansson
2Joel Ward
3Jason Chimera
4Aaron Volpatti
RW1Alex Ovechkin
2Troy Brouwer
3Andre Burakovsky
4Jay Beagle
5Eric Fehr
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Dmitry Orlov
7Nate Schmidt
8John Erskine
9Jack Hillen
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters