Niklas Bäckström

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Niklas Bäckström
Born (1978-02-13) February 13, 1978 (age 42)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
Minnesota Wild
National team  Finland
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1996–present

Niklas Oskar Bäckström (born February 13, 1978) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender. He plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played in the SM-liiga for HIFK, SaiPa and Kärpät and in the Elitserien for AIK. He won the William M. Jennings Trophy in 2007 along with Manny Fernandez.[1] He also played for Finland at the 2006 Winter Olympics where he won a silver medal and at the 2010 Winter Olympics where he won a bronze medal.

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  1. "William M. Jennings Trophy winners". NHL. Retrieved 2015-3-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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