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Sweden Christian Bäckman
#5 Frölunda HC / SHL - 14/15
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Sean Farrell 51 29 65 94
2. Matthew Coronato 50 46 37 83
3. Erik Middendorf 52 31 36 67
4. Josh Doan 52 27 39 66
5. Daniil Gushchin 45 29 32 61
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
40
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time SHL Champion 1

Bäckman was a well-rounded defenseman who played a sound two-way game. A fine skater with great size, he had all the tool to carve out a long career. Foot and knee injuries eventually slowed him down.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Västra Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 26 2 5 7 16 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 5 0 2 2 - |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 4 0 0 0 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 4 0 0 0 2 |
1997-98 Västra Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 4 4 1 5 2 | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 2
Västra Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 28 5 14 19 12 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 4
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 2 6 8 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 16 3 - - - |
1998-99 Västra Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 9 0 4 4 12 |
Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 49 0 4 4 4 -6 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 4 2 - - - |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 0 3 3 0 1 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 16 2 5 7 18 |
1999-00 Västra Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 3 1 1 2 0 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0
Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 27 1 0 1 14 -5 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 0
Gislaveds SK HockeyAllsvenskan 21 5 2 7 8 -2 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 6 8 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 14 2 3 5 14 |
2000-01 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 1 10 11 32 -6 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 2 -2
Sweden (all) International 4 1 2 3 0 |
2001-02 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 44 7 4 11 38 10 | Playoffs 10 0 0 0 8 2
Sweden (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 |
2002-03 St. Louis Blues NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -3 |
Worcester IceCats AHL 72 8 19 27 66 -2 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 5 1
2003-04 St. Louis Blues NHL 65 5 13 18 16 3 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 4 2
Worcester IceCats AHL 4 1 2 3 2 3 |
Sweden WC 9 1 1 2 6 0 |
Sweden (all) International 10 1 1 2 6 |
2004-05 Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 4 15 19 40 29 | Playoffs 14 2 7 9 10 17
Sweden WCup 0 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden WC 9 1 1 2 6 0 |
Sweden (all) International 21 2 4 6 20 4 |
2005-06 St. Louis Blues NHL 52 6 12 18 48 -15 |
Sweden OG 8 1 2 3 6 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 8 1 2 3 6 -1 |
2006-07 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 7 11 18 36 13 |
2007-08 St. Louis Blues NHL 45 1 9 10 30 -4 |
New York Rangers NHL 18 2 6 8 20 2 | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 12 3
2008-09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 2 5 7 32 5 |
2009-10 Frölunda HC Elitserien 47 10 18 28 46 11 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 6 -5
Sweden WC 9 0 3 3 10 4 |
Sweden (all) International 21 1 5 6 18 4 |
2010-11 Frölunda HC Elitserien 21 4 13 17 8 -1 |
2011-12 Frölunda HC Elitserien 55 11 16 27 48 7 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 2 -2
Sweden (all) International 6 1 1 2 2 3 |
2012-13 Frölunda HC Elitserien 54 7 15 22 36 -4 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 0 -1
2013-14 Frölunda HC “A” SHL 50 2 5 7 36 4 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 2 1
2014-15 Frölunda HC “A” SHL 33 4 3 7 16 3 | Playoffs 13 0 2 2 8 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1995-96 Västergötland TV-Pucken - - - - - |
1997-98 Sweden U18 Viking Cup - - - - - |
2004-05 Sweden EHT 8 1 1 2 14 0 |
2009-10 Sweden EHT 9 0 0 0 4 0 |
2011-12 Frölunda HC ET 3 1 2 3 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden EHT 6 1 1 2 2 3 |
2012-13 Frölunda HC ET 7 0 2 2 0 |
2013-14 Frölunda HC ET 4 2 0 2 2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Frölunda HC Champions HL 10 2 6 8 2 9 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 76 9 21 30 0.39 68 1 | 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 5 1
Champions HL 1 10 2 6 8 0.80 2 9 | 0
EHT 3 23 2 2 4 0.17 20 3 | 0
EJC-18 2 10 2 6 8 0.80 4 - | 0
ET 3 14 3 4 7 0.50 2 - | 2 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 21 5 2 7 0.33 8 -2 | 0
International 7 72 7 15 22 0.31 52 10 | 0
International-Jr 4 59 9 10 14 0.24 34 - | 0
J18 Allsvenskan 1 4 4 1 5 1.25 2 - | 1 5 2 2 4 0.80 2 -
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 4 66 8 24 32 0.48 40 - | 2 5 1 2 3 0.60 4 -
NHL 6 301 23 56 79 0.26 182 1 | 2 13 0 2 2 0.15 16 5
OG 1 8 1 2 3 0.38 6 -1 | 0
SHL (Elitserien) 11 480 51 103 154 0.32 318 42 | 10 75 5 19 24 0.32 38 9
TV-Pucken 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Viking Cup 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 3 27 2 5 7 0.26 22 4 | 0
WCup 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 0
WJC-20 2 13 1 4 5 0.38 6 9 | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/24/2015
08/24/2015 Confirmed Frölunda HC Retired
04/11/2014
04/11/2014 Extension Frölunda HC Frölunda HC
10/09/2009
10/09/2009 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets Frölunda HC
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