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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 had two fractures in his right index finger.
Backstrom missed four playoff games due to a hand injury and now we have the specifics. He won't need to have off-season surgery, which is good news. He played in every game of the Stanley Cup Final, though, and collected seven points (one goal, six assists) in five outings. Backstrom was a major contributor in the Capitals' championship run with five goals and 23 points in 20 postseason games. Jun 13 - 12:52 PM

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YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007WAS821455691324322004153.092
2008WAS8222668816461428001174.126
2009WAS82336810137501126004222.149
2010WAS771847652440418102202.089
2011WAS42143044-42431600495.147
2012WAS488404882031500182.098
2013WAS82186179-2054638101196.092
2014WAS82186078540330003153.118
2015WAS752050701736327004129.155
2016WAS822363861738827005162.142
2017WAS81215071546719004165.127
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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Nic Dowd
4Lars Eller
5Chandler Stephenson
6Brian Pinho
7Michael Sgarbossa
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Jakub Vrana
3Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Tom Wilson
3Devante Smith-Pelly
4Travis Boyd
5Jayson Megna
6Shane Gersich
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Michal Kempny
5Brooks Orpik
6Christian Djoos
7Madison Bowey
8Lucas Johansen
9Jonas Siegenthaler
G1Braden Holtby
2Pheonix Copley
3Ilya Samsonov