About Nicklas Backstrom Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
A professional ice hockey player positioned as center and at the same time as an alternate captain, Lars Nicklas Backstrom was born in Gavle, Sweden on November 23, 1987. He is currently playing under the National Hockey League for the Washington Capitals, a team based in the District of Columbia and a member of the Eastern Conference of NHL in Southeast Division.
Even at an early age, Nicklas was already exposed to the world of hockey. Anders Backstrom, Nicklas’ father is also a well-known hockey personality during his time. He had been seen playing for the Brynas IF for 10 seasons. Moreover, it is not only his dad who had so much interest in hockey but also Nicklas’ brother as well. Kristoffer Backstrom has well established his name also in the Swedish League playing for the Hammarby IF.
Nicklas Backstrom was selected during the Entry Draft of NHL in 2006 by the Washington Capitals. Among the team’s rooster of excellent players are Karl Alzner from Canada, John Carlson from the United States and Marco Sturm
from Germany. A year after being picked, Backstrom had agreed on a contract with the Washington Capitals. The said contract is good for three years in NHL. Moreover, after his outstanding performances in the hockey league, Nicklas Backstrom had been honored as the recipient of the Viking Award. He is best known to be the only player of Swedish origin who got to play best in the 2008-09 seasons.
In 2010, he extended his stay with the Washington Capitals by signing another contract which is worth 67 million US dollars. Avail of Nicklas Backstrom’s memorabilia and collectibles online such as his autographed photo.