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Niklas Backstrom
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Niklas Backstrom  #32

NUMBER: 32 BIRTHDATE: February 13, 1978  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 194
Catches: Left
AwardsSeasons
William M. Jennings Trophy 2006-2007

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS
*Stopped 8-of-9 shots in relief at COL (1/30)...first action since starting vs. COL (1/11)
*Made season-high 39 saves in 4-1 win at PHX (1/9)
*Returned to action and made season-high 37 saves and 3-of-4 in shootout win at WPG (11/23)
*Made 33 saves for first win of season at CHI (10/26)
*Missed 29 games due to injury. Out for remainder of season after core muscle surgery (3/25)

MBNA Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award (2007) William M. Jennings Trophy (2007) (shared with Manny Fernandez) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009) Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 1, 2006.
Quote of the Day

You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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