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Nicklas Backstrom

Shoots:
Left
Height:
6' 1"
Weight:
208 lbs
Age:
27
Born:
Nov 23, 1987
Gavle, Sweden
Drafted:
2006 - round 1, 4th overall by Was
G A Pts +/- PPG
2014-15 Regular Season
18 60 78 5 3

Backstrom picked up two assists in Sunday's 2-0 win over Boston.

With 71 points, Backstrom is one behind John Tavares for the NHL lead.

Backstrom came up with two assists Saturday against Buffalo.

Backstrom leads the league with 51 assists, and he's tied for second with 69 points.

Backstrom had two assists Tuesday.

Backstrom is shining brightly with 67 points.

Backstrom had a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss at Dallas.

Backstrom has two goals and five assists in his last six games.

Backstrom had a goal and an assist in Monday's overtime loss to the Islanders.

Backstrom is playing extremely well with seven goals and four assists over his last eight games.

Backstrom scored twice and added an assist in Saturday's win at New Jersey.

Backstrom has five goals and four assists over his last six games, pushing his season point total to a team-leading 34.

Backstrom had his first career regular season hat trick as the Capitals held on to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2.

Backstrom scored two second period goals and completed the natural hat trick early in the third. He now has eight goals on the season, to go with 22 assists.

Backstrom had his 21st and 22nd assists of the season in Tuesday's win at Tampa Bay.

Backstrom is averaging exactly 1.0 point per game with five goals and 22 assists in 27 contests.

Backstrom had a goal with an assist Thursday.

This snapped a three-game point drought.

Backstrom recorded his fifth assist in Wednesday's loss at Edmonton.

Three of Backstrom's five assists have come on the power play.

Data provided by STATS LLC.

Next Team Games

Wed, May 6

7:30 ET

NYR (53-22-7, 113 pts)
WAS (45-26-11, 101 pts)

Fri, May 8

7:00 ET

WAS (45-26-11, 101 pts)
NYR (53-22-7, 113 pts)

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