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Nicklas Backstrom

Nicklas Backstrom

C - WSH

Age: 34

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Nicklas Backstrom skating again

Backstrom was in a non-contact jersey for Wednesday's skate with the team.

Fantasy Impact

While there is no timetable for return, Backstrom is trending in the right direction to eventually making his 2021-22 debut.

Fox WihlborgNov 25, 2021
Nicklas Backstrom pots his tenth of the year

Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal in the Capitals 3-2 win over the Devils on Sunday. He was a plus two with a goal, one SOG and two blocks in 16:42 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact

Backstrom now has 10 goals and 15 assists in 21 games this season. He is on pace to produce a point per game which he has not done since the 2016-2017 season. Leave him in your fantasy lineups.

Douglas Roth39 weeks ago
Nicklas Backstrom lights the lamp

Nicklas Backstrom had two points in the Capitals 5-2 win over the Penguins on Thursday. He was a plus one with one goal, one assist and five SOG in 16:43 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact

Backstrom now has nine goals and 15 assists in 19 games this season he could get to 20 goals this year. He should be left in lineups for the rest of the season.

Douglas Roth39 weeks ago
Nicklas Backstrom notches his seventh of the season

Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal in the Capitals 6-3 loss to the Penguins on Sunday. He was a minus one with one goal, two PIM, one SOG and one hit in 21:20 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact

You read this correctly. Backstrom now has seven goals and 11 assists in 13 games this season. He has never cored more than 23 goals in season and even in a truncated 56-game season he is on pace to shatter it. He should not leave your lineup under any circumstances.

Douglas Roth41 weeks ago
Nicklas Backstrom continues resurgent season

Nicklas Backstrom has three point in the Capitals 4-3 overtime win over the Bruins on Saturday. He was a plus two with one goal, two assists, one SOG and one hit in 18:35 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact

Those who were lucky enough to take Backstrom in their drafts are reaping the rewards. He is a must start in fantasy lineups.

Douglas Roth43 weeks ago