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Niklas Backstrom | Goalie

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (36) / 2/13/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 194
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Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom was hot Monday night, making 29 saves in the Wild's 4-1 triumph over the Panthers in Florida.
His performance against Florida should perhaps not have come as a surprise as he is 6-0-1 against the Panthers. He also is 4-0 in Florida. His performance Monday was a relief for him as he turned in a clunker in his last game, a 4-3 overtime win in Winnipeg on Nov. 16. He was pulled in that one. On the season, Backstrom is now 3-2-0 and has a goals-against average of 2.28. His save percentage is .906. He isn't a good fantasy option, despite his history of success against the Panthers. Nov 24 - 11:22 PM

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Season Stats
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Career Stats
YearTeamGMinWLTEGAGAGAASASVSV%SO
2006MIN41222723801731.971028955.9295
2007MIN5834093313021312.3116291498.9204
2008MIN7140883724031592.3320591900.9238
2009MIN6034892623061582.7216321474.9032
2010MIN5129782223061322.6615661434.9163
2011MIN4625901918031052.4312991194.9194
2012MIN422368241502982.481072974.9092
2013MIN21109451105553.02546491.8990
Game Log
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Nov 16WPG150000033.602219.8640
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Nov 13BUF153100011.132625.9620
Nov 11@ NJ0000000.0000.0000
Nov 8@ MON0000000.0000.0000
Nov 6@ OTT160010033.001714.8240

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
LW1Zach Parise
2Justin Fontaine
3Matt Cooke
4Jason Zucker
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Nino Niederreiter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Mathew Dumba
7Nate Prosser
8Stu Bickel
G1Darcy Kuemper
2Niklas Backstrom