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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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The Washington Capitals will have eight players in the World Cup and Nicklas Backstrom believes that is a good thing.
"I think it can only help," he said. "For all the players [in the World Cup], hopefully we'll get used to playing tough games and bring that into season and we can get a good start because of it." Only the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks, with 12, will have more players in the tournament. Backstrom is also back on the ice preparing for the World Cup about two weeks earlier than in previous summers. Aug 13 - 1:10 PM

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752050701736327004129.155
Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007WAS821455691324322004153.092
2008WAS8222668816461428001174.126
2009WAS82336810137501126004222.149
2010WAS771847652440418102202.089
2011WAS42143044-42431600495.147
2012WAS488404882031500182.098
2013WAS82186179-2054638101196.092
2014WAS82186078540330003153.118
2015WAS752050701736327004129.155
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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