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Christian Backman # - D

  • Age: 34
  • DOB: 1980/04/28
  • POB: Alingsas, Sweden
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 210lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 6
  • Drafted by St. Louis in 1998 (1/24).

Honours and Awards

2006Olympic - Olympic Gold Medal

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/09/30Released by the Florida Panthers.
2009/09/08Invited to training camp by the Florida Panthers.
2008/10/21Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
2008/10/18Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2008/07/02Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2008/02/26Acquired from the St. Louis Blues.
2008/02/22Missed 10 games (left foot injury).
2008/02/02Left foot injury, day-to-day.
2007/02/13Missed 4 games (lower body injury).
2007/02/03Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2007/01/13Missed 7 games (knee injury).
2006/12/29Knee injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2006/12/05Missed 2 games (flu).
2006/11/30Flu, day-to-day.
2006/10/28Missed 8 games (shoulder surgery).
2006/10/03Shoulder surgery, sidelined indefinitely.
2006/09/14Shoulder surgery, day-to-day.
2006/08/09Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues to a multi-year contract.
2006/04/15Missed 1 game (wrist injury).
2006/04/12Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/08Missed 1 game (hip injury).
2006/02/04Hip injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/02Hip injury, left Thursday's game.
2006/01/19Missed 21 games (fractured left foot).
2005/12/03Fractured left foot, sidelined indefinitely.
2005/11/12Missed 6 games (shoulder injury).
2005/10/29Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2004/09/15NHL lockout: Signed with the Frolunda HC of the Elitserien Hockey League (Sweden).
2004/09/10Re-signed by the St. Louis Blues.
2004/01/10Missed 4 games (shoulder contusion).
2003/12/31Shoulder contusion, day-to-day.
2003/11/26Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2003/11/19Assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2003/10/11Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2003/04/19Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2003/03/28Assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2003/03/27Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2003/02/25Assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2003/02/21Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2003/02/12Assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2003/02/03Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2002/09/28Assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2002/07/12Signed by the St. Louis Blues.

Trades

2008/07/02New York Rangers traded Fedor Tyutin and Christian Backman to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Nikolai Zherdev and Dan Fritsche.
2008/02/26St. Louis Blues traded Christian Backman to the New York Rangers for a 4th round selection in 2008.
1998/06/27Drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round (24th overall) in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14FrolundaSwe5025740-1-036543.70-
2012-13FrolundaSwe5471522-44-0-136769.21-
2011-12FrolundaSwe5511162772-0-54810610.38-
2010-11FrolundaSwe2141317-13-0-08577.02-
2009-10FrolundaSwe47101828113-0-1469710.31-
2009-10SwedenWC903340-0-0109.00-
2008-09ColumbusNHL5625751100132543.7040
2007-08NY RangersNHL1826821200020219.52-
2007-08St. LouisNHL451910-40200030303.33-
2007-08Total StL/NYRNHL6331518-21400050515.88-
2006-07St. LouisNHL6171118131300036808.75-
2005-06St. LouisNHL5261218-153600148708.57-
2005-06SwedenOlympic8123------6---
2004-05FrolundaSwe5041519292-0-040914.40-
2004-05SwedenW-Cup--------------
2003-04St. LouisNHL665131831400016925.43-
2003-04WorcesterAHL412331-0-12911.11-
2002-03St. LouisNHL4000-30000004.00-
2002-03WorcesterAHL7281927-24-0-1661206.67-
2001-02V.FrolundaSwe44741110-----38---
2000-01V.FrolundaSwe5011011------32---
1999-00V.FrolundaSwe27101------14---
1999-00GislavedSwe221527------8---
1999-00V.FrolundaSwe Jr.5112------0---
1998-99V.FrolundaSwe49044------4---
1998-99V.FrolundaSwe Jr.4022------4---
1997-98V.FrolundaSwe Jr.2851419------12---
1996-97V.FrolundaSwe Jr.26257------16---
TotalNHL30223567917-0-21823516.55-
TotalAHL769213015-0-2681296.98-
TotalSwe44747100147------302---
TotalSwe221527------8---
TotalOlympic8123------6---
TotalSwe Jr.6382230------32---
TotalW-Cup--------------
TotalWC903340-0-0109.00-

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14FrolundaSwe711210-0-02714.29-
2012-13FrolundaSwe6134-11-0-00128.33-
2011-12FrolundaSwe6022-20-0--212.00-
2010-11FrolundaSwe--------------
2009-10FrolundaSwe7123-51----6137.69-
2008-09ColumbusNHL--------------
2007-08NY RangersNHL8000300000127.00-
2006-07St. LouisNHL--------------
2005-06St. LouisNHL--------------
2004-05FrolundaSwe14279171-0-010277.41-
2003-04St. LouisNHL502220100046.00-
2003-04WorcesterAHL--------------
2002-03St. LouisNHL--------------
2002-03WorcesterAHL301110-0-056.00-
2001-02V.FrolundaSwe10000------8---
2000-01V.FrolundaSwe3022------2---
1999-00V.FrolundaSwe5000------0---
1999-00GislavedSwe2--------------
1999-00V.FrolundaSwe Jr.3112------0---
1998-99V.FrolundaSwe4000------0---
1998-99V.FrolundaSwe Jr.--------------
1997-98V.FrolundaSwe Jr.2011------4---
1996-97V.FrolundaSwe Jr.--------------
TotalNHL1302250-0-01613.00-
TotalAHL301110-0-056.00-
TotalSwe6251722------30---
TotalSwe Jr.5123------4---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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