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captain.Backstrom is the product of a movement that began in Finland 27 years ago, around the time that the goaltender first strapped on skates. Recognizing an opportunity to excel, the Clickkeyword[Finnish+Ice+Hockey+Association]" >Finnish Ice Hockey Association decided to pump extraordinary effort into goalie coaching at every level. If Minnesotans are reserved and private compared to the rest of our countrymen, we look like brash New Yorkers compared to the Finnish people."In Finland, I would never consider saying 'Hi," to the bus driver or saying 'Thank you,'" says Clickkeyword[Marko+Kananen]" >Marko Kananen, a Finnish transplant to Minnesota. "When I moved here I was really shocked when people in the bus started to talk to me."It makes sense that a culture this introverted would produce athletes who thrive in solitary sports. Finland has never done particularly well in team sports, but has always owned individual competitions such as the javelin throw or Nordic ski jumping."Those are all very lonely positions," Omega Speedmaster Racing Leather Strap Ropponen says. "Those are quiet, kind of introverted people that are really successful in those."Small wonder that Backstrom prefers to deflect attention to his teammates."The thing I like about him is it's always team first, it's never individual," says Clickkeyword[Todd+Richards]" >Todd Richards, the Wild's head coach. "A lot of times goalies get a lot of credit. He's very humble. 'The guys in front of me did a great job.' And it's genuine. It's real."BACKSTROM'S BETWEEN THE pipes, pucks flying. Two wings shuttle the puck back and forth in front of the net. Backstrom dives to the right. The offense sees the opening to the left. The other wing scoots the puck into net through the wide open back door.Backstrom throws his head back of the few signs of frustration he ever shows. And this isn't even a game."He doesn't like to give up any goals in the practice, either," says Wild teammate and fellow Finn Clickkeyword[Antti+Miettinen]" >Antti Miettinen.Backstrom comes from a long tradition of netminders grandfather and father were goalies, and at the age of six, Backstrom strapped on the bulked pads. He liked the equipment, and he had the right disposition for the pressure cooker."I've never seen him breaking a stick or throwing a bottle," says Clickkeyword[Olli+Ahonen]" >Olli Ahonen, who played with Backstrom in Clickkeyword[Helsinki]" >Helsinki, on the under 20 and men's teams. "If there's emotions, he doesn't show it to the outside."

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thought we played well," says Clickkeyword[Todd+McLellan]" >Todd McLellan, the Sharks' coach, after the game. "But Backstrom was better."Clickkeyword[Finland]" >FINLAND HAS BEEN exporting goalies to the National Hockey League in droves in recent years, and Backstrom is among the small hockey nation's finest.The number one goalie for the Minnesota Wild was good enough to earn the backup spot on Finland's 2010 Olympic Team, where he bested the starter in save percentage and goals against average, and helped Finland take home the bronze.In his first season in the NHL, Backstrom led the league with the lowest goals against average. With fellow goalie Clickkeyword[Manny+Fernandez]" >Manny Fernandez, Backstrom took home the Clickkeyword[William+Jennings]" >William M. Jennings Trophy for allowing the fewest goals in the league. Every year but one, his stats have been better than his team's."Well, I think the goalie is the most important guy," says center and fellow Finn Clickkeyword[Mikko+Koivu]" >Mikko Koivu, the team's Omega Seamaster Turler

itself throughout the night. The Sharks shoot again and again times, all told Backstrom doesn't let even one slide into the net. The Wild win the game, 1 0. Backstrom gets his first shutout of the season and the 20th of his career."I Omega Constellation Pie Pan Dial

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It's Clickkeyword[Election+Day]" >Election Day, and the Minnesota Wild host the Clickkeyword[San+Jose+Sharks]" >San Jose Sharks on home ice. The goalie's name comes first. He's the anchor wall holding back the puck.The scene repeats Omega Constellation Square

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