My Top 15 NHL Centers

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12. Nicklas Backstrom

May 6, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) handles the puck against the New York Rangers in game three of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

Had an perceived off-season and not sure if he drives Alex Ovechkin or if Ovie drags Backstrom along.  Either way, Backstrom ended up averaging a point per game in 2013 and is over a point per game in his career.