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Nicklas Backstrom | Center

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
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Nicklas Backstrom picked up his 500th career NHL point on an assist Wednesday night but the Capitals needed more in a 3-2 loss to Edmonton.
It was a vintage Nick Backstrom backhand setup on the power-play to John Carlson that got the scoring started for the Capitals. Interestingly enough, Backstrom is the first player from the 2006 draft to get to the 500 point mark. That draft included names like Claude Giroux, Jonathan Toews and Phil Kessel. Backstrom now has six points in six games this season. Oct 23 - 12:32 AM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
6156060300012.083
Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007WAS821455691324322004153.092
2008WAS8222668816461428001174.126
2009WAS82336810137501126004222.149
2010WAS771847652440418102202.089
2011WAS42143044-42431600495.147
2012WAS488404882031500182.098
2013WAS82186179-2054638101196.092
Game Log
DateOppGMGAPts+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
Oct 18FLA100000000003.000
Oct 16NJ110110000004.250
Oct 14SJ102204010001.000
Oct 11@ BOS102210010001.000
Oct 9MON1000-12000002.000

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
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