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Nicklas Backstrom | Center | #19

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (4) / WAS
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Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.
After Alex Ovechkin and Andre Burakovsky (twice) found the back of the net, it was Backstrom that finished off the game with an empty-netter in the final minutes of regulation. With the Caps facing elimination in Games 6 and 7, the Swedish center managed to put up three points. He finished the night with a plus-1 rating, one shot on goal and one hit in 17:27 of ice time. The 30-year-old is up to four goals and 16 points in 15 games during the postseason. The Capitals will now face the Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final. Game 1 will be played in Las Vegas on Monday night. May 23 - 11:07 PM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
81215071546719004165.127
Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007WAS821455691324322004153.092
2008WAS8222668816461428001174.126
2009WAS82336810137501126004222.149
2010WAS771847652440418102202.089
2011WAS42143044-42431600495.147
2012WAS488404882031500182.098
2013WAS82186179-2054638101196.092
2014WAS82186078540330003153.118
2015WAS752050701736327004129.155
2016WAS822363861738827005162.142
Game Log
DateOppGMGAPts+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
Apr 7NJ111220000003.333
Apr 5NAS101102010000.000
Apr 2@ STL112320010003.333
Apr 1@ PIT100010000003.000
Mar 30CAR100000000003.000
Mar 28NYR102222000001.000
Mar 26@ NYR102200010002.000
Mar 24@ MON104420020001.000
Mar 22@ DET100000000001.000
Mar 20DAL1000-14000002.000

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Jakub Vrana
4Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Anthony Peluso
6Devante Smith-Pelly
7Travis Boyd
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Christian Djoos
6Michal Kempny
7Madison Bowey
8Jakub Jerabek
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Pheonix Copley