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Nicklas Backstrom

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)

Born: November 23, 1987 in Gavle, Sweden
Draft: Washington, 1st round (4th overall), 2006 NHL Entry
Current salary: $6,500,000
Current cap hit: $6,700,000

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 4, 2015 10:25 AM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 82 14 55 69 13 24 11 3 0 4 33 22 0 153 9.2 1557 18:00 Byng-72,Calder-2,Selke-66
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 82 22 66 88 16 46 8 14 0 1 38 28 0 174 12.6 1635 19:57 AS-9,Byng-28,Selke-28
2009-10 22 WSH NHL 82 33 68 101 37 50 22 11 0 4 42 26 0 222 14.9 1677 20:27 AS-4,Byng-54,Hart-9,Selke-10
2010-11 23 WSH NHL 77 18 47 65 24 40 13 4 1 2 29 18 0 202 8.9 1586 20:36
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 42 14 30 44 -4 24 11 3 0 4 14 16 0 95 14.7 805 19:10
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 48 8 40 48 8 20 5 3 0 1 25 15 0 82 9.8 955 19:54 Byng-27,Selke-23
2013-14 26 WSH NHL 82 18 61 79 -20 54 11 6 1 1 23 38 0 196 9.2 1624 19:48
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 82 18 60 78 5 40 15 3 0 3 30 30 0 153 11.8 1683 20:32 AS-6,Byng-32,Selke-11
Career NHL 577 145 427 572 79 298 96 47 2 20 234 193 0 1277 11.4 11523 19:58

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 82 23 0.17 0.67 0.84 0.27 0.29 1.87 15 59 74 24 115 46 57 1 13 4.7 2.1 6.8 Byng-72,Calder-2,Selke-66
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 82 30 0.27 0.80 1.07 0.37 0.56 2.12 23 67 90 31 138 65 61 4 16 7.0 2.2 9.2 AS-9,Byng-28,Selke-28
2009-10 22 WSH NHL 82 37 0.40 0.83 1.23 0.45 0.61 2.71 36 71 107 39 150 58 64 9 37 10.0 2.2 12.2 AS-4,Byng-54,Hart-9,Selke-10
2010-11 23 WSH NHL 77 23 0.23 0.61 0.84 0.29 0.52 2.62 20 50 70 25 93 29 50 10 24 4.7 2.9 7.5
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 42 16 0.33 0.71 1.05 0.38 0.57 2.26 16 33 49 18 54 24 38 4 -4 4.4 0.7 5.1
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 48 15 0.17 0.83 1.00 0.31 0.42 1.71 15 75 90 29 70 33 44 15 8 3.5 1.2 4.8 Byng-27,Selke-23
2013-14 26 WSH NHL 82 26 0.22 0.74 0.96 0.31 0.66 2.39 20 67 87 29 105 54 81 10 -20 6.2 1.0 7.2
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 82 26 0.22 0.73 0.95 0.31 0.49 1.87 20 66 86 29 105 43 68 10 5 6.1 2.0 8.1 AS-6,Byng-32,Selke-11
Career NHL 577 193 0.25 0.74 0.99 0.34 0.52 2.21 165 488 653 223 830 352 463 63 79 46.5 14.3 60.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 7 4 2 6 3 2 1 3 0 0 19 21.1 143 20:26
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 14 3 12 15 3 8 1 2 0 0 33 9.1 303 21:40
2009-10 22 WSH NHL 7 5 4 9 7 4 5 0 0 1 27 18.5 147 21:03
2010-11 23 WSH NHL 9 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 25 0.0 210 23:19
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 13 2 6 8 2 18 2 0 0 1 25 8.0 280 21:31
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 7 1 2 3 -2 0 1 0 0 0 14 7.1 138 19:47
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 14 3 5 8 -3 2 2 1 0 1 24 12.5 302 21:36
Career NHL 71 18 33 51 10 38 12 6 0 3 167 10.8 1524 21:28

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2010-04-17 WSH WSH 6-5 MTL 1 0:31
2012-04-14 BOS WSH 2-1 BOS 2 22:56
2015-04-21 NYI WSH 2-1 NYI 1 11:09

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2001-02 14 Brynas IF Gavle U18 Swe-U18 2 0 0 0 0
2003-04 16 Brynas IF Gavle U18 Swe-U18 6 9 5 14 4
2003-04 16 Brynas IF Gavle Jr. Swe-Jr. 21 2 6 8 2
2004-05 17 Brynas IF Gavle Jr. Swe-Jr. 29 17 17 34 24
2004-05 17 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 19 0 0 0 -5 2 0 0 0 0
2005-06 18 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 46 10 16 26 -1 30 3 4 3 3
2005-06 18 Sweden WC-A 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 19 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 45 12 28 40 -1 46 5 7 0 1
2006-07 19 Sweden WJC-A 7 0 7 7 20
2006-07 19 Sweden WC-A 9 1 5 6 4
2007-08 20 Sweden WC-A 9 3 4 7 1 4 3 0 0 0
2009-10 22 Sweden Olympics 4 1 5 6 3 0 1 0 0 0
2011-12 24 Sweden WC-A 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
2012-13 25 Dynamo Moscow KHL 19 10 15 25 10
Career 1 Season KHL 19 10 15 25 10
Career 1 Season Olympics 4 1 5 6 3 0 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons Swe-Jr. 50 19 23 42 26
Career 2 Seasons Swe-U18 8 9 5 14 4
Career 3 Seasons Sweden 110 22 44 66 -7 78 8 11 3 4
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 24 4 10 14 2 10 3 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 0 7 7 20

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 16 Brynas IF Gavle U18 Swe-U18 3 0 3 3 0
2003-04 16 Brynas IF Gavle Jr. Swe-Jr. 5 0 0 0 4
2005-06 18 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 4 1 0 1 -2 2 1 0 0 0
2005-06 18 Brynas IF Gavle Jr. Swe-Jr. 1 0 0 0 2
2006-07 19 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 7 3 3 6 0 6 2 1 0 1
Career 2 Seasons Swe-Jr. 6 0 0 0 6
Career 1 Season Swe-U18 3 0 3 3 0
Career 2 Seasons Sweden 11 4 3 7 -2 8 3 1 0 1
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2010 SWE 1 5 3 0 10 11
2 2014 SWE 0 4 3 0 7 10
Car 1 9 6 0 17 21

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Nicklas Backstrom 12.2 9.2 8.1 7.5 7.2 6.8 5.1 4.8
Thomas Vanek 95.4 11.6 8.7 7.8 7.0 4.7
Harry Oliver 94.4 9.6 6.2 5.5 5.0 3.2
Ryan Getzlaf 91.7 10.5 9.2 7.2 7.0 4.2
Aurele Joliat 90.5 9.8 5.8 5.3 4.5 3.0
Anze Kopitar 90.3 9.5 9.2 8.3 6.9 5.0
Sergei Fedorov 90.2 13.8 7.8 7.7 6.8 5.3
Glenn Anderson 90.2 9.5 8.8 8.0 6.6 4.3
Jaromir Jagr 89.9 9.1 8.3 8.1 6.1 4.0
Mats Sundin 89.9 10.5 7.7 6.0 5.2 3.8
Bill Barber 89.7 12.3 7.5 7.2 5.9 4.6
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Nicklas Backstrom 12.2 9.2 8.1 7.5 7.2 6.8 5.1 4.8
George Hay 88.8 9.8 6.4 5.1 4.6 2.1 0.1
Patrick Kane 88.5 10.3 8.8 8.6 8.6 7.6 7.2 6.9 6.9
Joe Malone 85.2 7.3 5.3 4.8 3.9 1.1 -0.4 -0.6
Jeff Carter 84.1 11.7 9.5 8.0 8.0 7.0 6.6 5.2 4.9 4.0 2.6
Jonathan Toews 83.9 9.8 9.4 8.7 8.2 8.0 7.9 7.6 6.8
Jonathan Cheechoo 83.4 12.7 9.2 6.3 5.4 2.5 1.3 0.3
Jimmy Herbert 82.5 9.0 5.6 5.0 4.5 4.2 -0.3
Mike Richards 82.5 9.4 9.2 7.3 7.2 5.2 3.5 3.3 2.3 2.0 0.8
Phil Kessel 82.4 10.3 9.9 8.8 6.9 6.3 6.2 5.9 3.6 2.0
Carson Cooper 80.8 10.2 9.4 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.5 1.1 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 18, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (KHL), October 18, 2012.

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