|Born||June 29, 1986 (1986-06-29) (age 24),
|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
|NHL Draft||290th overall, 2004
Detroit Red Wings
|Playing career||2004 –present|
Nils Backstrom (born June 29, 1986) is a Swedish ice hockey player who currently plays for Ilves in the SM-Liiga.
Backstrom began his junior hockey career in his native Sweden with Stocksund and later Djurgårdens IF Hockey. He was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 9th round, 290th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. In 2006 he moved to North America, playing for the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves. During the summer period of 2009 he attended the Washington Capitals development camp.
In August 2010 he signed for Ilves in the SM-Liiga, Finland.
|2006–07||University of Alaska Anchorage||NCAA||33||1||9||10||44|
|2007–08||University of Alaska Anchorage||NCAA||16||1||2||3||18|
|2008–09||University of Alaska Anchorage||NCAA||34||4||4||8||38|
|2009–10||University of Alaska Anchorage||NCAA||27||0||3||3||30|