SWEDISH ELITE LEAGUE (SEL)

Mattias Bäckman, Defenseman
VITALS: 6’2”, 170 lbs. from Linkoping, Sweden (Oct. 3, 1992)
DRAFTED: R5 (146), 2011
2012-13 TEAM: Linköpings HC
2012-13 STATS: 38GP-1G-19A-20P-22PIM, +12 rating
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WEB UPDATES: http://www.hockeyligan.se (Swedish), www2.lhc.eu (Swedish)

Linköpings HC has amassed 72 points in 39 games this season to sit third in the overall SEL standings. Bäckman has recorded 1G-2A-3P in his last four appearances and is now tied for seventh place in the league’s defensive scoring race.