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Nicklas Backstrom
G A Pts
15 30 45
Team: Washington Capitals Height: 6-1 Born: 11/23/1987
Position: CWeight: 210 Birthplace: Gavle, Sweden

Latest News
Feb. 15 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)21:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom tallied one goal and one assist in 18:00 of ice time in the Capitals' 5-2 win over the Wild on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. Backstrom now has 15 goals and 30 assists on the season.
Feb. 13 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)21:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom scored one goal in 21:08 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-3 overtime loss to the Jets on Tuesday. He took three shots and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. Backstrom now has 14 goals on the season.
Feb. 11 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST1:45 UAE (+1)16:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom scored one goal in 21:00 of ice time in the Capitals' 5-4 overtime loss to the Red Wings on Sunday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. Backstrom now has 13 goals on the season.
Feb. 9 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)20:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 19:49 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets on Friday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game.
Feb. 6 5:39 PM PT6:39 PM MT7:39 PM CT8:39 PM ET1:39 GMT9:39 6:39 PM MST8:39 PM EST5:39 UAE (+1)20:39 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom tallied one goal and one assist in 21:12 of ice time in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. Backstrom now has 12 goals and 29 assists on the season.
Feb. 4 11:33 AM PT12:33 PM MT1:33 PM CT2:33 PM ET19:33 GMT3:33 12:33 PM MST2:33 PM EST23:33 UAE14:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom scored one goal in 17:22 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-3 loss to the Golden Knights on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Backstrom now has 11 goals on the season.
Feb. 2 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)20:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 16:33 of ice time in the Capitals' 7-4 loss to the Penguins on Friday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game.
Jan. 31 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST6:57 UAE (+1)21:57 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 21:02 of ice time in the Capitals' 5-3 win over the Flyers on Wednesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game.
Jan. 25 6:38 PM PT7:38 PM MT8:38 PM CT9:38 PM ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST6:38 UAE (+1)21:38 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom scored one goal in 21:53 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-2 win over the Panthers on Thursday. He took five shots and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. Backstrom now has 10 goals on the season.
Jan. 21 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET19:42 GMT3:42 12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST23:42 UAE14:42 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 20:23 of ice time in the Capitals' 2-1 overtime loss to the Flyers on Sunday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game.
Jan. 19 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST7:30 UAE (+1)22:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 19:47 of ice time in the Capitals' 3-2 loss to the Canadiens on Friday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game.
Analysis: Backstrom has just one assist in his last four games while compiling a minus 4.
Jan. 18 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST7:09 UAE (+1)22:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 21:12 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game.
Jan. 13 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET17:56 GMT1:56 10:56 AM MST12:56 PM EST21:56 UAE12:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had an assist in 21:20 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-3 win over the Hurricanes on Friday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of 2 for the game. Backstrom now has 28 assists on the season.
Analysis: Backstrom now has seven assists to go along with two goals in his last six games.
Jan. 11 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST5:56 UAE (+1)20:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 21:38 of ice time in the Capitals' 3-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -3 for the game.
Jan. 9 6:46 PM PT7:46 PM MT8:46 PM CT9:46 PM ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST6:46 UAE (+1)21:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had an assist in 18:02 of ice time in the Capitals' 3-1 win over the Canucks on Tuesday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. Backstrom now has 27 assists on the season.
Analysis: Backstrom has two goals and six assists over a four-game point streak.
Jan. 7 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST2:05 UAE (+1)17:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom tallied one goal and one assist in 22:40 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-3 overtime win over the Blues on Sunday. He took five shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Backstrom now has nine goals and 26 assists on the season.
Analysis: Backstrom has two goals and five assists in his last three games.
Jan. 2 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET16:59 GMT0:59 9:59 AM MST11:59 AM EST20:59 UAE11:59 ETNaN:� BRT - An illness didn't slow Backstrom on Tuesday as he had two assists in 18:54 of ice time in the Capitals' 5-4 overtime win over the Hurricanes. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. Backstrom now has 25 assists on the season.
Analysis: Backstrom was coming off his best game in weeks, tallying a goal and two assists in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Devils.
Dec. 31 11:36 PM PT12:36 AM MT1:36 AM CT2:36 AM ET7:36 GMT15:36 12:36 AM MST2:36 AM EST11:36 UAE2:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom tallied one goal and two assists in 19:48 of ice time in the Capitals' 5-2 win over the Devils on Saturday. He took three shots and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. Backstrom now has eight goals and 23 assists on the season.
Analysis: Backstrom got back on track after going four straight games without a point and is now up to 23 assists, a category he traditionally dominates in the fantasy world. The veteran center's 257 helpers since 2013-14 are the most in the NHL during that period.
Dec. 29 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET17:54 GMT1:54 10:54 AM MST12:54 PM EST21:54 UAE12:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 21:28 of ice time in the Capitals' 4-3 shootout win over the Bruins on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game.
Dec. 28 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET16:32 GMT0:32 9:32 AM MST11:32 AM EST20:32 UAE11:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 19:20 of ice time in the Capitals' 1-0 shootout loss to the Rangers on Wednesday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game.
Dec. 24 10:40 AM PT11:40 AM MT12:40 PM CT1:40 PM ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST22:40 UAE13:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 17:28 of ice time in the Capitals' 3-0 loss to the Golden Knights on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game.
Dec. 23 8:16 AM PT9:16 AM MT10:16 AM CT11:16 AM ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST20:16 UAE11:16 ETNaN:� BRT - Nicklas Backstrom had 19:58 of ice time in the Capitals' 3-2 overtime loss to the Coyotes on Friday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game.
Dec. 17 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST20:40 UAE11:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom scored as Washington rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Ducks 3-2 in overtime for its third straight win.
Analysis: Backstrom has scored in successive games and has four goals and three assists in his last six contests. The Capitals begin a four-game trip spread across the Christmas holiday on Tuesday in Dallas, and Backstrom has two goals and five assists in his last four games against the Stars.
Dec. 14 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST6:10 UAE (+1)21:10 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom scored his sixth goal of the season Thursday in Boston.
Analysis: He has 11 points in his last 11 games.
Dec. 8 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET1:54 GMT9:54 6:54 PM MST8:54 PM EST5:54 UAE (+1)20:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom had a goal and an assist Friday against the Rangers.
Analysis: Backstrom was solid again after he ended a 21-game goal drought and had two assists in Wednesday's 6-2 victory over the Blackhawks. He has 10 points in his last eight games.
Dec. 7 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST19:43 UAE10:43 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom ended a 21-game goal drought and had two assists, and Washington's top-line trio of Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson combined for 11 points in a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Analysis: Backstrom ended his goal drought at 11:54 of the first when he finished a tic-tac-toe sequence by one-timing Ovechkin's pass past Forsberg for his fourth of the season. Wilson had the other assist. Backstrom hadn't scored since Oct. 14 in Philadelphia, matching the second-longest drought of his career.
Nov. 26 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE10:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom finished with two more assists in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
Analysis: Backstrom has racked up four assists over his last three games.
Oct. 27 7:50 AM PT8:50 AM MT9:50 AM CT10:50 AM ET14:50 GMT22:50 7:50 AM MST9:50 AM EST18:50 UAE10:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom didn't play Thursday because of an illness, but will play Saturday.
Analysis: Backstrom, who is day to day, has 12 points through nine games.
Oct. 17 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST4:59 UAE (+1)20:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom was held without a point for the first time this season in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Backstrom has three goals and eight assists in seven games to rank among the league scoring leaders.
Oct. 15 11:21 PM PT12:21 AM MT1:21 AM CT2:21 AM ET6:21 GMT14:21 11:21 PM MST1:21 AM EST10:21 UAE2:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom continued his terrific start by producing a goal in the Capitals' 8-2 loss at Philadelphia on Saturday.
Analysis: The ultra-consistent center was coming off a four-point performance Friday at New Jersey and has racked up three goals and eight assists during a five-game point streak. Though he'll turn 30 next month, Backstrom still seems to good bet to reach 70 points for a fifth consecutive season.
Oct. 13 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET1:06 GMT9:06 6:06 PM MST8:06 PM EST5:06 UAE (+1)21:06 ETNaN:� BRT - Backstrom's strong start to the season continued Friday with a goal and three assists against the Devils.
Analysis: After being held without a point in the opener, Backstrom has two goals and eight assists in the last four games.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2007-08 Was 82 14 55 69 13 24 3 0 4 153 9.15
2008-09 Was 82 22 66 88 16 46 14 0 1 174 12.64
2009-10 Was 82 33 68 101 37 50 11 0 4 222 14.86
2010-11 Was 77 18 47 65 24 40 4 1 2 202 8.91
2011-12 Was 42 14 30 44 -4 24 3 0 4 95 14.74
2012-13 Was 48 8 40 48 8 20 3 0 1 82 9.76
2013-14 Was 82 18 61 79 -20 54 6 1 1 196 9.18
2014-15 Was 82 18 60 78 5 40 3 0 3 153 11.76
2015-16 Was 75 20 50 70 17 36 3 0 4 129 15.50
2016-17 Was 82 23 63 86 17 38 8 0 5 162 14.20
2017-18 Was 56 15 30 45 -1 22 4 0 2 105 14.29
Career 790 203 570 773 112 394 62 2 31 1673 12.13

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2007-08 Was 7 4 2 6 3 2 3 0 0 19 21.05
2008-09 Was 14 3 12 15 3 8 2 0 0 33 9.09
2009-10 Was 7 5 4 9 7 4 0 0 1 27 18.52
2010-11 Was 9 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 25 0.00
2011-12 Was 13 2 6 8 2 18 0 0 1 25 8.00
2012-13 Was 7 1 2 3 -2 0 0 0 0 14 7.14
2014-15 Was 14 3 5 8 -3 2 1 0 1 24 12.50
2015-16 Was 12 2 9 11 3 8 0 0 1 24 8.33
2016-17 Was 13 6 7 13 0 2 1 0 1 26 23.08
Career 96 26 49 75 13 48 7 0 5 217 11.98

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