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: 26GP-0G-12A-12P-14PIM, +3 rating
UPCOMING GAMES: Thursday at Luleå HF, Saturday at Rögle BK
WEB UPDATES: http://www.hockeyligan.se (Swedish), www2.lhc.eu (Swedish)

Linköpings HC has amassed 45 points in 27 games this season to sit fifth in the overall league standings. Bäckman is currently tied for tenth place in the league in defensive scoring with 12 points.