Sean Backman

Russ Bitely

2012-04-19

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Sean Backman, RW

Shoots: R

Height: 5-8

Weight: 165

Born: 1986-4-29

Hometown: Cos Cob, CT

Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as free agent

 

 

 

 

Observations:

 

October 2012 – Signed for another season by the Islanders, and reassigned to Bridgeport to continue development. Jason Banks


April 2012 – Backman enjoyed a solid, four-year collegiate career at Yale University (ECAC). The Connecticut native signed as a free agent in 2010 with the Stars. Backman isn’t big in stature so the professional ranks will certainly be a challenge with the physical play. He does possess great speed, skill, and the all- important hockey sense. He currently finds himself in the Islanders organization in Bridgeport (AHL) in his second pro season.

 

Fantasy Outlook: D+

Backman is a speedy right-winger with size as his opposition and making it to the NHL is a push.

 

Footage:

Sean Backman netting the hat trick during his college days at Yale in ECAC Championship on 3/21/2009.

 

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Fantasy Prospects Report Notes (Any FPR’s released in the last 18 months will not be listed here):


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Sean Backman statistics courtesy of Elite Prospects

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