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Nicklas Backstrom
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Team: Washington Capitals Height: 6-1 Born: 11/23/1987
Position: CWeight: 210 Birthplace: Gavle, Sweden

Latest News
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.

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