#19 NICKLAS BACKSTROM (C)
WASHINGTON CAPITALS
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Age 34 Birth Date 1987-11-23
Shoots L Draft Year 2006
Height 6'1 Draft Round 1
Weight 202 Draft Pick 4
Country SWE Status On Roster
2021-2022 Regular Season
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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 Skaters294

Salary/CapHit Information

  Our player salaries only cover up to 2027-2028. For more contract information, please visit CapFriendly.
Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2022-20236,000,0009,200,0009,200,000
2023-202410,000,0009,200,0009,200,000
2024-20258,000,0009,200,0009,200,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8473563

2021-2022 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 12BOS
Oct 13@TOR
Oct 15MTL
Oct 17VAN
Oct 20@OTT
Oct 22L.A
Oct 24@N.J
Oct 27@DAL
Oct 29@NSH
Oct 31@CAR
Nov 1VGK
Nov 3@DET
Nov 5ARI
Nov 7EDM
Nov 9PIT
Nov 11T.B
Nov 13@T.B
Nov 15@FLA
Nov 17@STL
Nov 19COL
Nov 23PHI
Nov 25CGY
Nov 26@N.J
Nov 29@VAN
Dec 1@SEA
Dec 3@CGY
Dec 5@EDM
Dec 7@PHI
Dec 9SEA
Dec 11@WPG
Dec 13@CHI
Dec 15DAL
Dec 17TOR
Dec 19DET
Dec 22@OTT
Dec 23WPG
Dec 27@NYR
Dec 29OTT
Dec 31MTL
Jan 3BUF
Jan 5@CBJ
Jan 6NSH
Jan 8CBJ
Jan 11@PHI
Jan 14PHI
Jan 16@NYI
Jan 17MIN
Jan 19@ARI
Jan 21@VGK
Jan 24@COL
Jan 26PIT
Jan 29@TOR
Jan 31@CBJ
Feb 11@BOS
Feb 12S.J
Feb 14CAR
Feb 16FLA
Feb 18@CAR
Feb 21DET
Feb 23ANA
Feb 25NYR
Feb 26@BUF
Mar 1@ANA
Mar 4@S.J
Mar 6@L.A
Mar 9N.J
Mar 11@NYI
Mar 14@NYR
Mar 15BUF
Mar 17STL
Mar 19@MIN
Mar 21CBJ
Mar 23CHI
Mar 25@PIT
Mar 29NYI
Mar 30@T.B
Apr 2NYR
Apr 6@MTL
Apr 8FLA
Apr 10NYI
Apr 11@BOS
Apr 13N.J

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2021-2022 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 12BOS
Oct 13@TOR
Oct 15MTL
Oct 17VAN
Oct 20@OTT
Oct 22L.A
Oct 24@N.J
Oct 27@DAL
Oct 29@NSH
Oct 31@CAR
Nov 1VGK
Nov 3@DET
Nov 5ARI
Nov 7EDM
Nov 9PIT
Nov 11T.B
Nov 13@T.B
Nov 15@FLA
Nov 17@STL
Nov 19COL
Nov 23PHI
Nov 25CGY
Nov 26@N.J
Nov 29@VAN
Dec 1@SEA
Dec 3@CGY
Dec 5@EDM
Dec 7@PHI
Dec 9SEA
Dec 11@WPG
Dec 13@CHI
Dec 15DAL
Dec 17TOR
Dec 19DET
Dec 22@OTT
Dec 23WPG
Dec 27@NYR
Dec 29OTT
Dec 31MTL
Jan 3BUF
Jan 5@CBJ
Jan 6NSH
Jan 8CBJ
Jan 11@PHI
Jan 14PHI
Jan 16@NYI
Jan 17MIN
Jan 19@ARI
Jan 21@VGK
Jan 24@COL
Jan 26PIT
Jan 29@TOR
Jan 31@CBJ
Feb 11@BOS
Feb 12S.J
Feb 14CAR
Feb 16FLA
Feb 18@CAR
Feb 21DET
Feb 23ANA
Feb 25NYR
Feb 26@BUF
Mar 1@ANA
Mar 4@S.J
Mar 6@L.A
Mar 9N.J
Mar 11@NYI
Mar 14@NYR
Mar 15BUF
Mar 17STL
Mar 19@MIN
Mar 21CBJ
Mar 23CHI
Mar 25@PIT
Mar 29NYI
Mar 30@T.B
Apr 2NYR
Apr 6@MTL
Apr 8FLA
Apr 10NYI
Apr 11@BOS
Apr 13N.J

DraftKings

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2021-2022 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 (2022-10-05)

Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2021-2022 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
ZACH FUCALE2720132365.06.5
MITCHELL GIBSON23201841246.06.5
GARIN BJORKLUND20202061795.55.5
HUNTER SHEPARD260006.05.5
CLAY STEVENSON230006.55.5

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
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 105826374710100.9578112488218912.02.17458041022624860350.103:3065.514.119:30

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
2021-2022WSH4760.13250.53310.66120.26681.45140.30160.34160.343016.40
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 PIM +/- SOG S% PPP NHLe
2016-2017WCSweden534786000
2016-2017WCupSweden422423000
2013-2014OlympicsSweden504403000
2012-2013KHLDynamo Moscow1910152510000087
2011-2012WC-ASweden201121000
2009-2010OlympicsSweden415600000
2007-2008WC-ASweden934740000
2006-2007SwedenBrynas45122840460000
2006-2007WC-ASweden915640000
2006-2007WJC-ASweden7077200000
2005-2006SwedenBrynas46101626300000
2005-2006WC-ASweden400000000
2004-2005Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.29171734240000
2004-2005SwedenBrynas1900020000
2003-2004Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.2126820000
2003-2004Swe-U18Brynas U186951440000
2002-2003J20 NationellBrynäs IF J201213420000
2002-2003TV-PuckenGästrikland85101580000
2001-2002Swe-U18Brynas U18200000000
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 PIM +/- SOG S% PPP NHLe
2006-2007SwedenBrynas733660000
2005-2006SwedenBrynas410120000
2005-2006Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.100020000
2003-2004Swe-Jr.Brynas Jr.500040000
2003-2004Swe-U18Brynas U18303300000
2002-2003TV-PuckenGästrikland85101580000
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
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 361112230.6452-1185918.61.61718001726051.904:2360.313.718:25

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
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

2021-2022

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
10000000:00:0
2112792734:0618:11
319311142383:3617:36
4171781833:2216:54

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2020-2021

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
112611173062:4819:55
21549131952:4918:01
316410142383:0518:15
4121891933:4018:25

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

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Shooting % 8.8
5on5 Shooting % 10.0
PTS/60 2.3
PDO 995
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

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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Even Strength Line Combinations

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Even Strength Line Production

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