#19 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
611242541819:0103:45

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Fantasy Rankings

Category Rank
Top 300 Skaters50
Top Roto League Players76

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Profile Price Chg Chg% YTD% FPTS FPTS/$
5.44 0 0 -1.1 183.6 33.8

Contract Information

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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

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2020-10-15Top 100 Roto Rankings – October 2020
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2020-09-07Top 10 Players With Lower-Than-Normal IPP
2020-09-03Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – September 2020
2020-08-23Fantasy Take: Capitals Making Coaching Change
2020-08-21Ramblings: Niskanen Suspended One Game; Varlamov Blanks Caps; Gurianov Strikes Flames; Blues Notes on Goalies and O’Reilly (Aug 21)
2020-08-19Fantasy Hockey Poll: Who could improve their production with a new team?
2020-08-19Ramblings: Tarasenko leaves the bubble: Allen; new Flyers looks; injuries – August 19
2020-08-16Top 100 Roto Rankings – August 2020
2020-08-14Ramblings: Blue Jackets Bounce Back, Pastrnak Out, Tkachuk Leaves Game (Aug 14)
2020-08-13Ramblings: Post-play-in interviews; Kase, Krejci, and DeBrusk; Backstrom injured – August 13
2020-08-04Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – August 2020
2020-07-30Ramblings: Recapping the exhibition games with notes on Carlson, Tarasenko, Burakovsky, Vatanen, Pulock, and more – July 30
2020-07-23Capped: Players to target – or not – based on their fluctuating value
2020-07-20Fantasy Hockey Podcast: 31 Beats – Washington Capitals ft. Samantha Pell
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2020-07-15Fantasy Hockey Poll: Future Hall of Famers
2020-07-07Eastern Edge: Players who dominate certain categories
2020-07-05Ramblings: Biggest July 1, 2019 Signings… One Year Later (July 5)
2020-07-01Top 300 Keeper League Skaters – Canada Day 2020
2020-06-24Fantasy Hockey Mailbag: Yamamoto vs. Bjorkstrand; Klingberg’s future; Dach’s value, and more – June 24
2020-06-23Eastern Edge: The top line from each Eastern Conference team
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Upside Trend (work in progress)

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

2019-2020 Regular Season Game Log

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

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

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Power Play Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination

Washington Capitals Last Game Lines (2020-08-20)

Line Freq EV - FORWARDS
#1 13.9% KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - OVECHKIN,ALEX - WILSON,TOM
#2 10.9% DOWD,NIC - HAGELIN,CARL - HATHAWAY,GARNET
#3 10.9% BACKSTROM,NICKLAS - VRANA,JAKUB - WILSON,TOM
#4 7.8% ELLER,LARS - OSHIE,T.J. - VRANA,JAKUB
LineFreqEV - DEFENSE
#1 31.7% CARLSON,JOHN - DILLON,BRENDEN
#2 23.5% JENSEN,NICK - ORLOV,DMITRY
#3 11.7% GUDAS,RADKO - ORLOV,DMITRY
LineFreqPP - FORWARDS
#1 50% KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - OSHIE,T.J. - OVECHKIN,ALEX - WILSON,TOM
#2 33.3% BACKSTROM,NICKLAS - KOVALCHUK,ILYA - OVECHKIN,ALEX - VRANA,JAKUB
#3 8.3% BACKSTROM,NICKLAS - KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - OSHIE,T.J.
#4 8.3% KUZNETSOV,EVGENY - OSHIE,T.J. - PANIK,RICHARD
LineFreqPP - DEFENSE
#1 50% CARLSON,JOHN
#2 33.3% ORLOV,DMITRY
#3 16.7% CARLSON,JOHN - ORLOV,DMITRY

WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2019-2020 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
VITEK VANECEK2420142396.07.5
ILYA SAMSONOV2320151229.010.0

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2019-2020WSH611242540.8973-1141329.130218004551649.203:4567.93.719:01
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 822053740.907423317211.845625004770849.703:3972.413.119:35
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2019-2020WSH50110.2016-2070.04010012438.702:5549.519.816:30
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 822656821.0082-182615616.492544003371550.503:4670.412.820:03
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2019-2020WSH41230.756220250.02020002745.804:2362.33.916:40
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 821421340.4234-34418915.427014001459550.304:2461.65.718:08

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2019-2020

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
123414185483:4219:40
212410142434:1118:50
319315184264:0219:11
471341212:2216:45

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 % 9.1
5on5 Shooting % 9.1
PTS/60 2.8
PDO 992
IPP 0

Advanced Stats - Regular Season

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



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