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The Noon Number: Benevolent Backstrom

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A look at some hearty point production from the Caps' top Swede

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102 - Number of multi-assist games for Nicklas Backstrom over the course of his career, including his two-assist, three-point performance in his return Saturday night.

That's the fourth-highest total since the 2007-08 season, behind Henrik Sedin (120), Joe Thornton (106) and Sidney Crosby (103) - and the third-highest in terms of percent of games, with at least two assists in 17.6% of his outings.

Player From To 2+ Assist Games Total Games Played %
Henrik Sedin 2008 2015 120 616 19.5%
Joe Thornton 2008 2016 106 619 17.1%
Sidney Crosby 2008 2015 103 472 21.8%
Nicklas Backstrom 2008 2016 102 578 17.6%