Backlund notched a power-play assist, three shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Predators.

Backlund set up Dillon Dube on the opening tally 4:02 into the game. This gave Backlund five helpers, including three on the power play, in his last eight games. The 33-year-old center is up to 39 points, 211 shots on net and a plus-18 rating in 80 contests while continually holding down a second-line job.

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