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Nicklas Backstrom | Center

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
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Nicklas Backstrom lifted the Capitals to a 2-1 overtime victory against the Islanders Tuesday by netting the winning goal midway through the extra frame.
Backstrom registered a goal and an assist in the pivotal Game Four effort, as did his linemate Alex Ovechkin. The clutch performance evens the series at 2-2 with Game Five scheduled for Thursday night. Apr 21 - 11:15 PM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
82186078540330003153.118
Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007WAS821455691324322004153.092
2008WAS8222668816461428001174.126
2009WAS82336810137501126004222.149
2010WAS771847652440418102202.089
2011WAS42143044-42431600495.147
2012WAS488404882031500182.098
2013WAS82186179-2054638101196.092
Game Log
DateOppGMGAPts+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
Apr 11NYR1011-20010001.000
Apr 8BOS102220000002.000
Apr 5@ DET100000000001.000
Apr 4@ OTT101120000002.000
Apr 2@ MON1011-10010000.000
Mar 31CAR100010000001.000
Mar 29@ NYR101100010002.000
Mar 28NAS100000000000.000
Mar 26NJ1000-10000001.000
Mar 21@ WPG1000-20000002.000

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Curtis Glencross
3Marcus Johansson
4Joel Ward
5Jason Chimera
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Andre Burakovsky
3Eric Fehr
4Jay Beagle
5Tom Wilson
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Tim Gleason
7Dmitry Orlov
8John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters
3Philipp Grubauer