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Niklas Backstrom | Goalie

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (37) / 2/13/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 194
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Niklas Backstrom went into the severity of the elbow injury he's been dealing with.
Backstrom had nerve damage to the point where he couldn't move some of his fingers. It meant that he couldn't so much as hold a phone with his right hand. He had surgery for his injury in May. Minnesota was expected to buy out Backstrom this summer, but the Wild can't due to his injury. Backstrom isn't expected to be cleared to play until training camp at the earliest, which means that he might end up on the long-term injured reserve list instead. Jul 7 - 9:49 AM

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Season Stats
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191005573513.04452401.8870
Career Stats
YearTeamGMinWLTOTLEGAGAGAASASVSV%SO
2006MIN412227238061731.971028955.9295
2007MIN58340933130821312.3116291498.9204
2008MIN71408837240831592.3320591900.9238
2009MIN60348926230861582.7216321474.9032
2010MIN51297822230561322.6615661434.9163
2011MIN46259019180731052.4312991194.9194
2012MIN4223682415032982.481072974.9092
2013MIN211094511025553.02546491.8990
2014MIN19100557032513.04452401.8870
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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Charlie Coyle
4Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Ryan Carter
5Ruslan Fedotenko
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Jonas Brodin
5Matt Dumba
6Mike Reilly
7Christian Folin
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom