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|Born|| April 29 1986,|
Cos Cob, Connecticut, USA
| 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
| NHL team (P)|
| New York Islanders|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
Sean Backman played high school hockey at Avon Old Farms in Connecticut. Backman began his junior career playing for the Green Bay Gamblers in the USHL. He went on to play ECAC Hockey for Yale University where he scored 126 points in 122 games during his four-year Yale career. He was selected to the ECAC Second All-Star Team in 2009 and the ECAC First All-Star Team in 2010. He was also selected to the NCAA East Second All-Star Team in 2010. He scored 126 points in 122 games during his four-year Yale career.
Following his successful term playing ECAC Hockey, the undrafted Backman was a free agent for the 2010–11 season. On March 30, 2010 the Dallas Stars organization signed him to a professional contract. He began the 2010–11 AHL season playing for their top farm team - the Texas Stars. On August 8, 2011, Backman signed a one year two-way deal with the New York Islanders. He is expected to play for the Islanders top farm team, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.
- ECAC Second All-Star Team (2009)
- ECAC First All-Star Team (2010)
- NCAA East Second All-American Team (2010)
|2005–06||Green Bay Gamblers||USHL||57||29||27||56||30||3||0||0||0||6|
|2011–12||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||66||7||11||18||20||3||0||0||0||0|
- Sean Backman's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Sean Backman's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Sean Backman's NHL player profile
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