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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 picked up a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-2 win over the New York Rangers.
Backstrom's goal at the 11:42 mark of the second period gave the Capitals a 2-0 lead at the time. He also helped set up Tom Wilson's goal with under two minutes remaining in the game. Backstrom has now accumulated five points in his last two contests. He's up to five goals and 25 points in 29 games this season. He's on pace to hit the 70-point mark for the fifth consecutive year. Dec 8 - 10:19 PM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
32620266142900055.109
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
Dec 14@ BOS110112100002.500
Dec 12COL100010000002.000
Dec 11@ NYI1000-14000001.000
Dec 8NYR111230000002.500
Dec 6CHI112320010002.500
Dec 4SJ100000000002.000
Dec 2CLM1011-20010000.000
Nov 30LA1000-20000000.000
Nov 25@ TOR102220000000.000
Nov 24TB101110000003.000

Depth Charts

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