#19 NICKLAS BACKSTROM (C)
WASHINGTON CAPITALS
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Age 36 Birth Date 1987-11-23
Shoots L Draft Info 2006 (1/4)
Height 6'1 Fantrax Roster% 12
Weight 202 Yahoo Roster% 1
Country SWE Status IR
2023-2024 Regular Season
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Date Type News
2024-04-30Injury UpdateBackstrom (hip) is expected to spend the 2024-25 campaign on long-term injured reserve, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports Tuesday.
2024-03-21ArticleCapped: The Future of the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins
2024-03-20ArticleRamblings: Philly’s Frosty Scratch of Couturier; Peripherals in New Places; Hat-Tricks from Rantanen & Pastrnak (Mar 20)
2024-01-16ArticleEastern Edge: Merzlikins Trade Request; Kane’s Injury; Carolina’s Goaltending
2024-01-08ArticleTop 10 Bounce Backs: New Year, New Me
2023-12-20ArticleForum Buzz: Fiala; Eriksson-Ek vs. Zacha; Carlsson; Stutzle vs. Robertson; L. Hughes; Landing Draisaitl; Peterka vs. Rust & More
2023-11-18ArticleDFS Saturday: Ovi Defies Father Time
2023-11-14ArticleLining Up: Increased Usage and Roles for Hertl, Tolvanen, Hagel, Mikheyev, and More
2023-11-11ArticleRamblings: The Struggles of McDavid, Klingberg, Huberdeau, Zegras (Nov 11)
2023-11-08ArticleInjury Ward: Hughes, Fox, Pacioretty, Cozens, Andersen & More
2023-11-08Injury UpdateBackstrom (hip), who announced last Wednesday that he's temporarily stepping away from hockey to focus on his health, was moved to the long-term injured reserve list Wednesday.
2023-11-05Article21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles
2023-11-04ArticleDFS Saturday: Experienced Capitals Awaken
2023-11-02ArticleRamblings: Updates on Backstrom and Drysdale; Boldy and Spurgeon; Biro Scores Twice; Early Line Combinations – November 2
2023-11-01ArticleInjury Ward: Gibson, Hall, Makar, Laine, OEL, Boldy & More
2023-11-01Injury UpdateBackstrom, who underwent hip surgery in 2022 but has been playing this season, announced Wednesday he would be temporarily stepping away from hockey to focus on his health.
2023-11-01Injury UpdateBackstrom, who underwent hip surgery in 2022 but has been playing this season, announced Wednesday he would be temporarily stepping away from hockey to focus on his health. Additionally, Backstrom has been placed on injured reserve, per the NHL media site.
2023-10-31ArticleRamblings: Update on Landeskog; McTavish Shines; Starts for Robertson, Karlsson, Theodore, and Hart – October 31
2023-10-25Player UpdateBackstrom has no points and has managed a minus-3 rating and 10 shots through the first five games.
2023-10-25Player UpdateBackstrom notched an assist in Wednesday's 6-4 win over the Devils.

Awards

Season Award
2017-2018Stanley Cup

DobberNomics

Profile Price Chg Chg% YTD% FPTS FPTS/$
6.39 0 0 -1.7 94.6 14.8

Fantasy Rankings


Category Rank
Top 300 Skaters523

Salary/CapHit Information

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Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2024-20258,000,0009,200,0009,200,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8473563

2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status G A PTS +/- PIM SOG PPG PPP HITS BKS FOW FO% PPTOI %PP SHTOI %SH TOI HIghlights

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Oct 12N.J
Oct 15VGK
Oct 17DAL
Oct 19@N.J
Oct 22@PHI
Oct 23PHI
Oct 26@T.B
Oct 29NYR
Oct 31MTL
Nov 2CBJ
Nov 3@CAR
Nov 6NSH
Nov 8PIT
Nov 9@STL
Nov 13TOR
Nov 15@COL
Nov 17@VGK
Nov 18@UTA
Nov 21COL
Nov 23N.J
Nov 25@FLA
Nov 27@T.B
Nov 29NYI
Nov 30@N.J
Dec 3S.J
Dec 6@TOR
Dec 7@MTL
Dec 12@CBJ
Dec 14BUF
Dec 16@DAL
Dec 17@CHI
Dec 20CAR
Dec 22L.A
Dec 23@BOS
Dec 28@TOR
Dec 29@DET
Dec 31BOS
Jan 2MIN
Jan 4NYR
Jan 6@BUF
Jan 8VAN
Jan 10MTL
Jan 11@NSH
Jan 14ANA
Jan 16@OTT
Jan 18PIT
Jan 21@EDM
Jan 23@SEA
Jan 25@VAN
Jan 28@CGY
Jan 30@OTT
Feb 1WPG
Feb 4FLA
Feb 6@PHI
Feb 9UTA
Feb 22@PIT
Feb 23EDM
Feb 25CGY
Feb 27STL
Mar 1T.B
Mar 3OTT
Mar 5@NYR
Mar 7DET
Mar 9SEA
Mar 11@ANA
Mar 13@L.A
Mar 15@S.J
Mar 18DET
Mar 20PHI
Mar 22FLA
Mar 25@WPG
Mar 27@MIN
Mar 30BUF
Apr 1@BOS
Apr 2@CAR
Apr 4CHI
Apr 6@NYI
Apr 10CAR
Apr 12@CBJ
Apr 13CBJ
Apr 15@NYI
Apr 17@PIT

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2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status W L OTL GA SA GAA SV% GSAA SO QS RBS MIN

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Oct 12N.J
Oct 15VGK
Oct 17DAL
Oct 19@N.J
Oct 22@PHI
Oct 23PHI
Oct 26@T.B
Oct 29NYR
Oct 31MTL
Nov 2CBJ
Nov 3@CAR
Nov 6NSH
Nov 8PIT
Nov 9@STL
Nov 13TOR
Nov 15@COL
Nov 17@VGK
Nov 18@UTA
Nov 21COL
Nov 23N.J
Nov 25@FLA
Nov 27@T.B
Nov 29NYI
Nov 30@N.J
Dec 3S.J
Dec 6@TOR
Dec 7@MTL
Dec 12@CBJ
Dec 14BUF
Dec 16@DAL
Dec 17@CHI
Dec 20CAR
Dec 22L.A
Dec 23@BOS
Dec 28@TOR
Dec 29@DET
Dec 31BOS
Jan 2MIN
Jan 4NYR
Jan 6@BUF
Jan 8VAN
Jan 10MTL
Jan 11@NSH
Jan 14ANA
Jan 16@OTT
Jan 18PIT
Jan 21@EDM
Jan 23@SEA
Jan 25@VAN
Jan 28@CGY
Jan 30@OTT
Feb 1WPG
Feb 4FLA
Feb 6@PHI
Feb 9UTA
Feb 22@PIT
Feb 23EDM
Feb 25CGY
Feb 27STL
Mar 1T.B
Mar 3OTT
Mar 5@NYR
Mar 7DET
Mar 9SEA
Mar 11@ANA
Mar 13@L.A
Mar 15@S.J
Mar 18DET
Mar 20PHI
Mar 22FLA
Mar 25@WPG
Mar 27@MIN
Mar 30BUF
Apr 1@BOS
Apr 2@CAR
Apr 4CHI
Apr 6@NYI
Apr 10CAR
Apr 12@CBJ
Apr 13CBJ
Apr 15@NYI
Apr 17@PIT

DraftKings

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2023-2024 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Even Strength Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Washington Capitals Last Game Lines (2024-04-28)

Opponent: New York Rangers
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
111:4022.8TOM WILSON - DYLAN STROME - ALIAKSEI PROTAS1018657.1171848.6
29:5619.4T.J. OSHIE - MAX PACIORETTY - CONNOR MCMICHAEL0005550.010758.8
38:0015.7NIC DOWD - NICOLAS AUBE-KUBEL - BECK MALENSTYN0001233.35362.5
47:1214.1SONNY MILANO - ALEX OVECHKIN - HENDRIX LAPIERRE1103442.98657.1
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
18:3316.7JOHN CARLSON - RASMUS SANDIN0002250.011473.3
28:1816.2JOHN CARLSON - MARTIN FEHERVARY1017558.391047.4
36:3713.0NICK JENSEN - RASMUS SANDIN0001233.32918.2
44:449.3NICK JENSEN - ALEXANDER ALEXEYEV01-13260.07558.3
54:248.6DYLAN MCILRATH - ALEXANDER ALEXEYEV00020100.05271.4
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:4845.0T.J. OSHIE - DYLAN STROME - ALEX OVECHKIN - HENDRIX LAPIERRE000000.010100.0
21:0527.1MAX PACIORETTY - TOM WILSON - ALEX OVECHKIN - CONNOR MCMICHAEL000000.010100.0
30:208.3T.J. OSHIE - DYLAN STROME - ALEX OVECHKIN - CONNOR MCMICHAEL000000.0000.0
40:197.9TOM WILSON - DYLAN STROME - ALEX OVECHKIN - CONNOR MCMICHAEL000000.0000.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:3564.9JOHN CARLSON000000.010100.0
21:1531.4RASMUS SANDIN000000.010100.0
30:093.8NICK JENSEN - RASMUS SANDIN000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:5539.0NIC DOWD - BECK MALENSTYN01-1010.0030.0
21:0622.4TOM WILSON - CONNOR MCMICHAEL01-11150.01150.0
30:3010.2BECK MALENSTYN - ALIAKSEI PROTAS00010100.01233.3
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:2729.5NICK JENSEN - MARTIN FEHERVARY000000.0020.0
21:1023.7JOHN CARLSON - NICK JENSEN01-11233.31325.0
30:5819.7JOHN CARLSON - MARTIN FEHERVARY000000.0020.0

WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Name GP W L OTL GA SHA GAA SV% GSAA SO QUAL QUAL% RBS RBS% MIN

WASHINGTON CAPITALS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
MITCHELL GIBSON25201841247.05.5
GARIN BJORKLUND22202061795.55.5
HUNTER SHEPARD280008.04.0
CLAY STEVENSON250008.07.0

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024WSH80110.1310-32120.01.52000054452.402:1039.81.114:34
2022-2023WSH39714210.5444-25145911.91.524611002325950.403:0068.82.516:53
2021-2022WSH47625310.6654-812688.81.416114001630146.403:3968.82.217:29
2020-2021WSH551538530.96790149116.51.725522002735348.303:0568.66.118:36
2019-2020WSH611242540.8973-1141329.12.230218004551649.203:4567.93.719:01
2018-2019WSH802252740.937623016913.02.154725003070048.603:4275.817.319:57
2017-2018WSH812150710.887254616512.72.037726005170251.203:3173.016.919:40
2016-2017WSH822363861.0586173816014.42.045834003367951.403:0262.312.218:03
2015-2016WSH752050700.9377173612915.51.751330005065948.603:0462.016.719:11
2014-2015WSH821759760.937654015211.21.991333005286253.603:0568.417.720:32
2013-2014WSH821861790.9679-19541969.22.489644115471450.403:4066.816.919:48
2012-2013WSH48840481.0082820829.81.731318003543251.403:3466.127.719:54
2011-2012WSH421431451.0788-4249514.72.331320002535351.103:2061.717.319:10
2010-2011WSH771847650.846924402019.02.669422116469052.503:1962.023.220:36
2009-2010WSH8233681011.23101375022214.92.7901137006266749.903:3861.917.420:27
2008-2009WSH822266881.0788164617412.62.1521442004657048.703:5263.011.819:57
2007-2008WSH821455690.846913241539.21.934325003440546.304:0359.93.619:00
CAREER 110527076210320.937784504226011.92.07718642122652890650.103:2865.413.719:23

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024WSH800.0010.1310.1320.25121.5000.0020.2550.63445.50
2022-2023WSH3970.18140.36210.54140.36591.51110.28240.62230.592596.64
2021-2022WSH4760.13250.53310.66120.26681.45140.30160.34160.343016.40
2020-2021WSH55150.27380.69530.96140.25911.65220.40250.45270.493536.42
2019-2020WSH61120.20420.69540.89140.231322.16180.30300.49450.745168.46
2018-2019WSH80220.28520.65740.93300.381692.11250.31540.68300.387008.75
2017-2018WSH81210.26500.62710.88460.571652.04260.32370.46510.637028.67
2016-2017WSH82230.28630.77861.05380.461601.95340.41450.55330.406798.28
2015-2016WSH75200.27500.67700.93360.481291.72300.40510.68500.676598.79
2014-2015WSH82170.21590.72760.93400.491521.85330.40911.11520.6386210.51
2013-2014WSH82180.22610.74790.96540.661962.39440.54891.09540.667148.71
2012-2013WSH4880.17400.83481.00200.42821.71180.38310.65350.734329.00
2011-2012WSH42140.33310.74451.07240.57952.26200.48310.74250.603538.40
2010-2011WSH77180.23470.61650.84400.522012.61220.29690.90640.836908.96
2009-2010WSH82330.40680.831011.23500.612222.71370.45901.10620.766678.13
2008-2009WSH82220.27660.80881.07460.561742.12420.51520.63460.565706.95
2007-2008WSH82140.17550.67690.84240.291531.87250.30340.41340.414054.94

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2016-2017WCSweden53471.408600.000
2016-2017WCupSweden42241.002300.000
2013-2014OlympicsSweden50440.800300.000
2012-2013KHLDynamo Moscow191015251.3210000.00087
2011-2012WC-ASweden20110.502100.000
2009-2010OlympicsSweden41561.500000.000
2007-2008WC-ASweden93470.784000.000
2006-2007SwedenBrynas451228400.8946000.000
2006-2007WC-ASweden91560.674000.000
2006-2007WJC-ASweden70771.0020000.000
2005-2006SwedenBrynas461016260.5730000.000
2005-2006WC-ASweden40000.000000.000
2004-2005Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.291717341.1724000.000
2004-2005SwedenBrynas190000.002000.000
2003-2004Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.212680.382000.000
2003-2004Swe-U18Brynas U18695142.334000.000
2002-2003J20 NationellBrynäs IF J20121340.332000.000
2002-2003TV-PuckenGästrikland8510151.888000.000
2001-2002Swe-U18Brynas U1820000.000000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2021-2022WSH62461.0082141612.52.77120032635.103:5367.91.018:00
2020-2021WSH50110.2016-2090.01.88010033847.504:5369.12.720:53
2019-2020WSH50110.2016-2070.01.44010012438.702:5549.519.816:30
2018-2019WSH75381.1494-441827.82.614230048852.704:2771.18.920:57
2017-2018WSH20518231.1594-163613.91.81801300816751.703:4476.313.020:37
2016-2017WSH1367131.0082022623.12.0151500713547.703:0161.317.420:44
2015-2016WSH1229110.927538248.32.0150600810947.603:5863.65.020:02
2014-2015WSH143580.5747-422313.01.62211001616657.202:1461.231.320:17
2012-2013WSH71230.4335-20147.12.07020036654.502:1959.736.819:47
2011-2012WSH132680.6250218258.01.92002001611649.803:0266.715.821:31
2010-2011WSH90220.2218-14250.02.89010097546.003:1552.332.223:15
2009-2010WSH75491.29105742718.53.97010066346.705:2265.96.321:03
2008-2009WSH14312151.078838339.12.4162600910649.104:0969.718.921:40
2007-2008WSH74260.8670321921.12.75350054350.004:4360.71.820:26
CAREER 13938761140.826736230212.62.216710490098122249.603:3665.115.820:39

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2021-2022WSH620.3340.6761.0040.67162.6720.3371.1730.50264.33
2020-2021WSH500.0010.2010.2000.0091.8010.2081.6030.60387.60
2019-2020WSH500.0010.2010.2000.0071.4010.2040.8010.20244.80
2018-2019WSH750.7130.4381.1440.57182.5730.43142.0040.578812.57
2017-2018WSH2050.25180.90231.1560.30361.80130.65180.9080.401678.35
2016-2017WSH1360.4670.54131.0020.15262.0050.38151.1570.5413510.38
2015-2016WSH1220.1790.75110.9280.67242.0060.50151.2580.671099.08
2014-2015WSH1430.2150.3680.5720.14231.6410.07221.57161.1416611.86
2012-2013WSH710.1420.2930.4300.00142.0020.2971.0030.43669.43
2011-2012WSH1320.1560.4680.62181.38251.9220.15201.54161.231168.92
2010-2011WSH900.0020.2220.2240.44252.7810.1191.0091.00758.33
2009-2010WSH750.7140.5791.2940.57273.8610.1471.0060.86639.00
2008-2009WSH1430.21120.86151.0780.57332.3660.43161.1490.641067.57
2007-2008WSH740.5720.2960.8620.29192.7150.7150.7150.71436.14

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2006-2007SwedenBrynas73360.866000.000
2005-2006SwedenBrynas41010.252000.000
2005-2006Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.10000.002000.000
2003-2004Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.50000.004000.000
2003-2004Swe-U18Brynas U1830331.000000.000
2002-2003TV-PuckenGästrikland8510151.888000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024WSH31120.6755-12425.01.31010011451.903:4284.83.317:42
2019-2020WSH41230.756220250.00.52020002745.804:2362.33.916:40
2018-2019WSH41120.5041-44425.01.01000003255.206:5463.34.319:50
2017-2018WSH40000.000-3270.01.81000022850.001:5454.68.117:54
2016-2017WSH20000.0001040.02.02000011546.904:5555.00.017:53
2014-2015WSH40330.75621070.01.84010053353.204:3567.330.120:24
2013-2014WSH32131.008222633.32.04010031742.502:5469.48.318:12
2011-2012WSH41010.2521-32714.31.80000003053.604:3452.75.016:51
2010-2011WSH33141.3310922650.02.01010033368.802:1455.628.217:34
2009-2010WSH51340.8066-14119.12.22120023755.204:5864.316.719:52
2008-2009WSH32131.008222540.01.7001001834.806:0456.019.718:02
CAREER 391213250.6453-2206319.01.61819001827451.904:1961.513.318:22

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024WSH310.3310.3320.6720.6741.3310.3310.3310.33144.67
2019-2020WSH410.2520.5030.7500.0020.5020.5020.5000.00276.75
2018-2019WSH410.2510.2520.5041.0041.0000.0010.2500.00328.00
2017-2018WSH400.0000.0000.0020.5071.7500.0010.2520.50287.00
2016-2017WSH200.0000.0000.0000.0042.0000.0021.0010.50157.50
2014-2015WSH400.0030.7530.7500.0071.7510.2541.0051.25338.25
2013-2014WSH320.6710.3331.0020.6762.0010.3341.3331.00175.67
2011-2012WSH410.2500.0010.2520.5071.7500.0000.0000.00307.50
2010-2011WSH331.0010.3341.3320.6762.0010.3310.3331.003311.00
2009-2010WSH510.2030.6051.0040.80112.2020.4020.4020.40377.40
2008-2009WSH320.6710.3331.0020.6751.6710.3300.0010.3382.67

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
180111202:1014:33
20000000:00:0
30000000:00:0
40000000:00:0

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
10000000:00:0
23011402:2415:54
3183693053:1616:46
41847112562:4917:08

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

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Shooting % 0.0
5on5 Shooting % 2.4
PTS/60 0.5
PDO 928
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
Note: Expected Goals are updated overnight and will not include today's games. Stats only available as of 2020-21.

Advanced Stats

Year PDO 5 on 5 S% OZ Start% PTS/60 SOG/60 %PP IPP PPIPP CF% Sec Assists Sec Assist %

Expected Goals

Year GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5

NHL Edge

  Skating Speed Skating Distance Shot Speed Shot Location Zone Time%
Season Top speed 22+ MPH 20+ MPH 18+ MPH Tot. dist Tot. dist/60 Tot. dist EV Tot. dist/60 EV Tot. dist PP Tot. dist/60 PP Tot. dist PK Tot. dist/60 PK Top Speed AVG Speed 100+ 90-100 80-90 70-80 High Danger SOG High Danger G Mid Danger SOG Mid Danger G Long SOG Long G Off Zone Def Zone OZ - EV DZ - EV OZ - PP DZ - PP OZ - PK DZ - PK

Extended Game Log

Date OPP TEAM CF CA CF% GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5



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GP G A PTS PTS/60 +/- PIM SOG S% PPP HIT BLK FOW FO% PPTOI %PP TOI IPP

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