June 26, 2008
Information about Nicklas Bäckström
- Hockey player
- Born November 23, 1987
- Gävle, Sweden
- 1.84 m (6 feet)
- 85 kg (187 pounds)
- Parents: Catrin and Anders Bäckström
- Sibling: one brother
Ice Hockey World Championships (IIHF)
- Gold medal with Team Sweden in Riga, Latvia: 2006.
- Participated in three championships: 2006 to 2008.
- Washington Capitals
- Capitals’ 1st choice (4th overall) in 2006.
- Captain of the Swedish national team during the 2008 World Hockey Championship.
- Nominated as best rookie of the 2007-08 season (Calder trophy).
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