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Christian Backman
Christian Backman
Defenseman
Number: 5
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 28, 1980
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Acquired: From NY Rangers with Fedor Tyutin in exchange for Dan Fritsche and Nikolai Zherdev on July 2, 2008.
Drafted: STL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (24th overall)

2007-08 SEASON:  Combined to register 3-15-18, 50 penalty minutes and was -2 in 63 games with St. Louis and NY Rangers… Had 1-9-10 and 30 penalty minutes in 45 games with St. Louis and 2-6-8 and 20 penalty minutes in 18 games with NY Rangers… Set a career-high in assists and tied a career high in points… Skated in his 200th career NHL game Nov. 19 vs. NashvilleCollected 1-3-4 in five games Jan. 2-13… Registered a career-high 0-3-3 Mar. 21 at Philadelphia… Added 12 penalty minutes in eight playoff games… Games lost to injury: 0… Multi-point (goal) games: 2 (0)… Most Points: 3 – Mar. 21 at PhiladelphiaMost Goals: 1 (3x) – Mar. 27 vs. New Jersey, most recent… Most Assists: 3 – Mar. 21 at PhiladelphiaMost PIM: 6 – Feb. 28 at CarolinaMost Shots: 3 (5x) – Mar. 30 at Pittsburgh, most recent. 2006-07:  Collected 7-11-18, 36 penalty minutes and was +13 in 61 games with St. LouisSet a career-high in goals and tied a career high in points… Was second on the club in plus/minus rating… Missed 21 games due to injury2005-06:  Notched 6-12-18 and 48 penalty minutes in 52 games with St. Louis… Ranked second among team defensemen in goals, assists and points… Led club in time on ice average (24:48)… Recorded 1-2-3 and six penalty minutes in eight games at the Olympic Games in Turin, Italy… Helped Team Sweden capture the gold medal… 2004-05:  Registered 4-15-19, 40 penalty minutes and was +29 in 50 games with Frolunda… Added 2-7-9 and 10 penalty minutes in 14 playoff games… Helped Frolunda capture the Swedish Elite League Championship… Recorded 1-1-2 and six penalty minutes in nine games at the World Championships… 2003-04:  Had 5-13-18, 16 penalty minutes and was +3 in 66 games with St. Louis… Collected first NHL point with an assist Oct. 18 vs. Washington… Scored his first NHL goal Oct. 22 at Vancouver (Dan Cloutier)… Set a career-high in points (tied)… Ranked second among club defensemen in goals and was third in points… Added 2-2-4 and four penalty minutes in five playoff games… Missed five games due to injury… Had 1-2-3 and two penalty minutes in four games with Worcester (AHL)… Had 1-1-2 and six penalty minutes in nine games at the World Championships… Helped Team Sweden win the silver medal… 2002-03:  Was scoreless in four games with St. Louis… Made his NHL debut Feb. 11 at Buffalo… Registered 8-19-27 and 66 penalty minutes in 72 games with Worcester (AHL)… Tied for first among team defensemen in goals… 2001-02:  Collected 7-4-11, 38 penalty minutes and was +10 in 44 games with Frolunda (Sweden)… Set a career-high in goals… Added eight penalty minutes in 10 playoff games… 2000-01:  Recorded 1-10-11 and 32 penalty minutes in 50 games with Frolunda… Added 0-2-2 and two penalty minutes in three playoff games1999-00:  Tallied 1-0-1 and 14 penalty minutes in 27 games with Frolunda… Was scoreless in five playoff games… Notched 5-2-7 and eight penalty minutes in 21 games with Gislaveds SK (Sweden-2)… Had 1-1-2 and was +9 in five games with Frolunda of the Swedish Junior League… Recorded 1-1-2, six penalty minutes and was +8 in seven games at the World Junior Championships… 1998-99:  Collected 0-4-4 and four penalty minutes in in 49 games with Frolunda… Was scoreless in four playoff games… Tallied 0-2-2 and four penalty minutes in four games with Frolunda of the Swedish Junior League… Was a member of Team Sweden at the World Championships… 1997-98:  Recorded 5-14-19 and 12 penalty minutes in 28 games with Frolunda of the Swedish Junior League… Added 0-1-1 and four penalty minutes in two playoff games… Netted 4-1-5 and two penalty minutes in four games for Frolunda of the Swedish Under-18 League… Added 2-2-4 and two penalty minutes in five playoff games… 1996-97:  Registered 2-5-7 and 16 penalty minutes in 26 games with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 2 2 1 0 3
M. Calvert 2 2 0 3 2
R. Johansen 2 1 1 -1 2
B. Dubinsky 2 0 2 0 2
D. Savard 2 0 2 1 2
B. Jenner 2 0 2 -1 2
D. MacKenzie 2 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 2 1 0 1 1
A. Anisimov 2 0 1 -1 1
C. Atkinson 2 0 1 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 1 1 0 .905 3.00
 
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