NICKLAS BACKSTROM (C)
WASHINGTON CAPITALS


Age 32 Birth Date 1987-11-23
Shoots L Draft Year 2006
Height 6'1" Draft Round 1
Weight 206 Draft Pick 4
Country SWE Status Veteran
2019-2020 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI
561139501719:1303:52

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Profile Price Chg Chg% YTD% FPTS FPTS/$
5.44 0 0 -1.1 170.6 31.4

Contract Information

Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2019-20208,000,0006,700,0006,700,000
2020-202112,000,0009,200,0009,200,000
2021-202210,000,0009,200,0009,200,000
2022-20236,000,0009,200,0009,200,000
2023-202410,000,0009,200,0009,200,000
2024-20258,000,0009,200,0009,200,000

Latest News & Analysis

Date News
2020-02-26Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom, with two points Sunday, has ...
2020-02-26Rambling: ...Jonathan Toews, Nicklas Backstrom, ...
2020-02-26Rambling: ...td BACKSTROM,NICKLAS – ...
2020-02-08Daily Fantasy Saturday: Malkin a High-Level Option
2020-02-04Rambling: ...Phil Kessel, and Nicklas Backstrom. Now, those guys have some el...
2020-01-27Rambling: ...Patrik Laine or Nicklas Backstrom?trong ...
2020-01-22Forum Buzz: Nylander or DeBrincat, Hold or Sell Huberdeau, Can Trocheck Rebound?
2020-01-21Eastern Edge: Unprecedented hot streaks
2020-01-1921 Fantasy Hockey Rambles
2020-01-15Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom negotiated and signed his own...
2020-01-15Top 100 Roto Rankings – January 2020
2020-01-14Eastern Edge: Power-play production in the Metro Division
2020-01-06Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom 2.8 ...
2020-01-02Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – January 2020
2020-01-01Top 10 Fantasy Hockey Players of the Decade
2019-12-2921 Fantasy Hockey Rambles
2019-12-27Looking Ahead: December 27 – January 8
2019-12-25Top 10 Fantasy Centers of the Past Decade
2019-12-23Rambling: ...hecking-line guy. He was put on Nicklas Backstrom and ...
2019-12-21Rambling: ...s still lost 6-3 to Washington. Nicklas Backstrom scored two goals and added tw...
2019-12-21Saturday’s NHL Picks: Expect Goals In Caps/Bolts
2019-12-18Fantasy Tournament: Steady Eddies
2019-12-15Top 100 Roto Rankings: December 2019
2019-12-12Fantasy Take: Sharks fire Peter DeBoer
2019-12-12Rambling: ...ir in the team’s 3-2 win. Nicklas Backstrom, ...
2019-12-10Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom returned on Monday night for ...
2019-12-09Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom will return to the lin...
2019-12-04Injury Ward: Dahlin, Backstrom, Landeskog, Fleury, Marner & Hughes
2019-12-02Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – December 2019
2019-11-27Injury Ward: Dahlin Concussed, Load Management, Backstrom, Stamkos, Fleury & Strome
2019-11-26Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom still not ...
2019-11-25Top 200 Players for Salary Cap Leagues – November 2019
2019-11-21Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom is being ...
2019-11-20Injury Ward: Kucherov, Marner, Bergeron, Letang, Klingberg, & Krug
2019-11-15Top 100 Roto Rankings: November 2019
2019-11-13Forum Buzz: DeAngelo, Perron For Real? Karlsson Still Elite? Any Hope For Jones?
2019-11-12Eastern Edge: Six important facts from this season
2019-11-10Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – November 2019
2019-11-10Rambling: ... Nicklas Backstrom scored two third-period goals...
2019-11-07Capped: Looking ahead to free agency
2019-10-26Rambling: ...Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, ...
2019-10-17Rambling: ... joined his old line mates in Nicklas Backstrom and ...
2019-10-15Top 100 Roto Rankings: October 2019
2019-10-14Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – October 2019
2019-09-30Rambling: ...Nathan MacKinnon, Nicklas Backstrom… W – ...
2019-09-25Top 200 Players for Salary Cap Leagues – September 2019
2019-09-21Rambling: ...Jonathan Toews, Nicklas Backstrom, ...
2019-09-18Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades 2019: Washington Capitals
2019-09-18Fantasy Poll: Even-Strength Duos
2019-09-16Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Marincin Repeat

2019-2020 Regular Season Game Log

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

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Mar 1@MIN
Mar 4PHI
Mar 5@NYR
Mar 7@PIT
Mar 9@BUF
Mar 12DET
Mar 14CHI
Mar 16EDM
Mar 19@CBJ
Mar 20OTT

2019-2020 Regular Season Game Log

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

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Mar 1@MIN
Mar 4PHI
Mar 5@NYR
Mar 7@PIT
Mar 9@BUF
Mar 12DET
Mar 14CHI
Mar 16EDM
Mar 19@CBJ
Mar 20OTT

2019-2020 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination

Even Strength Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination

Power Play Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination

Washington Capitals Last Game Lines (2020-02-27)

Line Freq EV - FORWARDS
#1 21.5% KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - OVECHKIN,ALEX - WILSON,TOM
#2 18.5% ELLER,LARS - HAGELIN,CARL - KOVALCHUK,ILYA
#3 17.6% BACKSTROM,NICKLAS - OSHIE,T.J. - VRANA,JAKUB
#4 11.2% DOWD,NIC - HATHAWAY,GARNET - PANIK,RICHARD
LineFreqEV - DEFENSE
#1 29.3% CARLSON,JOHN - DILLON,BRENDEN
#2 26.3% JENSEN,NICK - ORLOV,DMITRY
#3 22% GUDAS,RADKO - KEMPNY,MICHAL
LineFreqPP - FORWARDS
#1 54.5% BACKSTROM,NICKLAS - OSHIE,T.J. - OVECHKIN,ALEX - VRANA,JAKUB
#2 27.3% KOVALCHUK,ILYA - KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - OVECHKIN,ALEX - WILSON,TOM
#3 18.2% ELLER,LARS - KOVALCHUK,ILYA - KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - WILSON,TOM
LineFreqPP - DEFENSE
#1 68.2% CARLSON,JOHN
#2 31.8% ORLOV,DMITRY

WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2019-2020 Regular Season Stats

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

WASHINGTON CAPITALS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
VITEK VANECEK246.07.0
ILYA SAMSONOV2320151229.09.5

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G Pace +/- PIM SOG S% HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2019-2020WSH561139500.8973-1121248.928217004348449.603:5268.34.019:13
2018-2019WSH802252740.937623016913.054725003070048.603:4275.817.319:57
2017-2018WSH812150710.887254616512.737726005170251.203:3173.016.919:40
2016-2017WSH822363861.0586173816014.445834003367951.403:0262.312.218:03
2015-2016WSH752050700.9377173612915.551330005065948.603:0462.016.719:11
2014-2015WSH821759760.937654015211.291333005286253.603:0568.417.720:32
2013-2014WSH821861790.9679-19541969.289644115471450.403:4066.816.919:48
2012-2013WSH48840481.0082820829.831318003543251.403:3466.127.719:54
2011-2012WSH421431451.0788-4249514.731320002535351.103:2061.717.319:10
2010-2011WSH771847650.846924402019.069422116469052.503:1962.023.220:36
2009-2010WSH8233681011.23101375022214.9901137006266749.903:3861.917.420:27
2008-2009WSH822266881.0788164617412.6521442004657048.703:5263.011.819:57
2007-2008WSH821455690.846913241539.234325003440546.304:0359.93.619:00
3 Year AVG 822053740.907423317311.845626004771349.803:4072.713.419:39
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G Pace +/- PIM SOG S% HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2018-2019WSH75381.1494-441827.814230048852.704:2771.18.920:57
2017-2018WSH20518231.1594-163613.91801300816751.703:4476.313.020:37
2016-2017WSH1367131.0082022623.1151500713547.703:0161.317.420:44
2015-2016WSH1229110.927538248.3150600810947.603:5863.65.020:02
2014-2015WSH143580.5747-422313.02211001616657.202:1461.231.320:17
2012-2013WSH71230.4335-20147.17020036654.502:1959.736.819:47
2011-2012WSH132680.6250218258.02002001611649.803:0266.715.821:31
2010-2011WSH90220.2218-14250.09010097546.003:1552.332.223:15
2009-2010WSH75491.29105742718.57010066346.705:2265.96.321:03
2008-2009WSH14312151.078838339.1162600910649.104:0969.718.921:40
2007-2008WSH74260.8670321921.15350054350.004:4360.71.820:26
3 Year AVG 823064941.1594-153016418.597649003677452.003:5574.711.720:43
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G Pace +/- PIM SOG S% HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2019-2020WSH31231.0082201100.00020002448.004:1566.44.816:32
2018-2019WSH41120.5041-44425.01000003255.206:5463.34.319:50
2017-2018WSH40000.000-3270.01000022850.001:5454.68.117:54
2016-2017WSH20000.0001040.02000011546.904:5555.00.017:53
2014-2015WSH40330.75621070.04010053353.204:3567.330.120:24
2013-2014WSH32131.008222633.34010031742.502:5469.48.318:12
2011-2012WSH41010.2521-32714.30000003053.604:3452.75.016:51
2010-2011WSH33141.3310922650.01010033368.802:1455.628.217:34
2009-2010WSH51351.0082-14119.12120023755.204:5864.316.719:52
2008-2009WSH32131.008222540.0001001834.806:0456.019.718:02
3 Year AVG 821522370.4537-37458916.715015001562651.204:2162.56.118:14

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2019-2020

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
123414185483:4219:40
212410142434:1118:50
319315184264:0219:11
42000402:0916:19

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2018-2019

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
1195172238123:5920:25
222517224243:5720:15
32159145953:1519:40
41879163043:3419:24

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

Buy/Sell Meter

Shooting % 8.9
5on5 Shooting % 9.3
PTS/60 2.8
PDO 996
IPP 0

Advanced Stats - Regular Season

Year PDO 5 on 5 S% Off. Zone Start% PTS/60 %PP IPP CF%



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