Niklas Bäckström

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Niklas Bäckström
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Born February 13, 1978 (1978-02-13) (age 36)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
Minnesota Wild
SM-liiga
HIFK
SaiPa
Kärpät
Elitserien
AIK
National team Flag of Finland.svg Finland
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1996–present

Niklas Oskar Bäckström (born February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland) is an NHL ice hockey goaltender for the Minnesota Wild. He also played in the SM-liiga for HIFK, SaiPa and Kärpät and also played in the Elitserien for AIK. He won the William M. Jennings Trophy in 2007 along with Manny Fernandez.

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