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Backman Agrees To Terms On Two-Way Contract

Former Yale standout inks one-year deal

Monday, 08.08.2011 / 12:20 PM / News
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Backman Agrees To Terms On Two-Way Contract
The New York Islanders announced today that Sean Backman has agreed to terms on a two-way (AHL/NHL), one-year deal.

Backman, 25, scored 23 points (7g/16a) in 67 games with the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League during his first professional season last year.  He also added four points (two goals, two assists) in five games with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL.

A native of Cos Cob, CT, Backman played four seasons of collegiate hockey at Yale University (East Coast Athletics Association), earning ECAC co-rookie of the year honors as a freshman and captaining the Bulldogs during his senior year in 2009-10. Backman totaled 126 points (77 goals, 49 assists) in 122 career games at Yale.

Prior to attending Yale, he played for the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League, scoring 56 points (29 goals, 27 assists) in 57 games.

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