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Nicklas Backstrom

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 213 lbs. (97 kg)

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

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Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 WSH @ STL W 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0.0 23 18:20 0 0 7 7 50.0
2 2016-04-07 WSH PIT L-OT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 28 22:32 0 0 9 11 45.0
3 2016-03-30 WSH @ PHI L-SO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 25 20:21 1 0 1 14 6.7
4 2016-03-28 WSH CBJ W 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 50.0 19 17:00 1 0 8 10 44.4
5 2016-03-26 WSH STL L 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 21 18:10 0 0 5 9 35.7
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NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 82 14 55 69 13 24 11 3 0 4 33 22 0 153 9.2 278 1557 18:00 405 469 46.3 34 34 72 50 Byng-72,Calder-2,Selke-65
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 82 22 66 88 16 46 8 14 0 1 38 28 0 174 12.6 312 1635 19:57 570 601 48.7 52 46 77 62 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 14.9 362 1677 20:27 657 660 49.9 90 61 53 51 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 8.9 349 1586 20:36 679 619 52.3 68 62 73 42
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 42 14 30 44 -4 24 11 3 0 4 14 16 0 95 14.7 161 805 19:10 353 338 51.1 31 25 28 18
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 48 8 40 48 8 20 5 3 0 1 25 15 0 82 9.8 156 955 19:54 432 408 51.4 31 35 33 26 Byng-27,Selke-23
2013-14 26 WSH NHL 82 18 61 79 -20 54 11 6 1 1 23 38 0 196 9.2 336 1624 19:48 714 701 50.5 89 54 54 24
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 82 18 60 78 5 40 15 3 0 3 30 30 0 153 11.8 283 1683 20:32 862 747 53.6 91 52 55 35 AS-6,Byng-32,Selke-11
2015-16 28 WSH NHL 75 20 50 70 17 36 17 3 0 4 23 27 0 129 15.5 222 1439 19:11 659 698 48.6 51 50 42 27
Career NHL 652 165 477 642 96 334 113 50 2 24 257 220 0 1406 11.7 2459 12961 19:53 5331 5241 50.4 537 419 487 335

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 82 1319 912 59.1 5.7 989 692 58.8 5.1 10.0 90.0 100.0 59.9 40.1
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 82 1474 1132 56.6 2.4 1050 846 55.4 0.4 9.9 91.8 101.7 60.0 40.0
2009-10 22 WSH NHL 82 1455 1137 56.1 3.4 1038 854 54.9 3.8 12.1 91.5 103.6 57.5 42.5
2010-11 23 WSH NHL 77 1339 1110 54.7 3.3 956 798 54.5 3.7 8.9 93.3 102.2 50.8 49.2
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 42 603 569 51.5 2.8 458 425 51.9 3.2 9.7 90.0 99.8 52.7 47.3
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 48 683 640 51.6 3.6 486 476 50.5 2.4 10.6 92.7 103.2 50.3 49.7
2013-14 26 WSH NHL 82 1192 1212 49.6 2.3 867 923 48.4 1.2 7.8 90.7 98.6 56.3 43.7
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 82 1417 1235 53.4 3.2 1044 890 54.0 3.8 8.9 90.8 99.6 55.7 44.3
2015-16 28 WSH NHL 75 1106.3 1122 1062 51.4 0.8 799 752 51.5 -0.4 9.1 93.7 102.8 49.2 50.8
Career NHL 652 1106.3 10604 9009 54.1 3.2 7687 6656 53.6 2.8 9.7 91.6 101.3 54.9 45.1

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 +/- E+/- 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-65
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 4.6 6.1 2.0 8.1 AS-6,Byng-32,Selke-11
2015-16 28 WSH NHL 75 24 0.27 0.67 0.93 0.32 0.48 1.72 23 56 79 28 89 37 41 6 17 3.0 6.1 2.2 8.3
Career NHL 652 218 0.25 0.73 0.98 0.33 0.51 2.16 188 544 732 251 919 389 504 69 96 7.6 52.6 16.5 69.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 7 4 2 6 3 2 1 3 0 0 19 21.1 29 143 20:26 43 43 50.0 5 5 2 7
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 14 3 12 15 3 8 1 2 0 0 33 9.1 59 303 21:40 106 110 49.1 16 9 10 12
2009-10 22 WSH NHL 7 5 4 9 7 4 5 0 0 1 27 18.5 38 147 21:03 63 72 46.7 7 6 3 1
2010-11 23 WSH NHL 9 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 25 0.0 44 210 23:19 75 88 46.0 9 9 6 6
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 13 2 6 8 2 18 2 0 0 1 25 8.0 45 280 21:31 116 117 49.8 20 16 19 6
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 7 1 2 3 -2 0 1 0 0 0 14 7.1 31 138 19:47 66 55 54.5 7 3 2 5
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 14 3 5 8 -3 2 2 1 0 1 24 12.5 52 302 21:36 182 129 58.5 25 17 16 10
2015-16 28 WSH NHL 12 2 9 11 3 8 2 0 0 1 24 8.3 55 240 20:02 109 120 47.6 15 8 8 6
Career NHL 83 20 42 62 13 46 14 6 0 4 191 10.5 353 1765 21:16 760 734 50.9 104 73 66 53

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

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 WSH NHL 7 122 98 55.5 6.3 82 78 51.3 0.4 8.2 96.4 104.6 71.7 28.3
2008-09 21 WSH NHL 14 247 193 56.1 6.7 176 149 54.2 5.9 11.1 90.9 102.0 59.3 40.7
2009-10 22 WSH NHL 7 155 101 60.5 0.8 104 70 59.8 3.1 14.8 87.5 102.3 56.3 43.8
2010-11 23 WSH NHL 9 220 138 61.5 11.1 158 94 62.7 10.3 6.7 90.0 96.7 48.4 51.6
2011-12 24 WSH NHL 13 208 206 50.2 5.1 148 142 51.0 3.6 7.2 94.3 101.5 53.3 46.7
2012-13 25 WSH NHL 7 146 102 58.9 5.3 100 70 58.8 9.3 2.9 91.1 94.1 64.3 35.7
2014-15 27 WSH NHL 14 292 253 53.6 4.4 202 177 53.3 3.9 6.8 88.4 95.2 51.4 48.6
2015-16 28 WSH NHL 12 168.2 233 185 55.7 7.0 169 135 55.6 8.3 8.8 91.6 100.3 62.7 37.3
Career NHL 83 168.2 1623 1276 56.0 5.7 1139 915 55.5 5.6 8.4 91.3 99.6 57.0 43.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots 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
2004-05 17 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 19 0 0 0 -5 2
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
2005-06 18 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 46 10 16 26 -1 30
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
2006-07 19 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 45 12 28 40 -2 46
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 Moscow Dynamo KHL 19 10 15 25 9 10
2012-13 25 Dynamo Moscow KHL 19 10 15 25 10
2013-14 26 Sweden OG 5 0 4 4 3 0
2013-14 26 Sweden (all) Internationa 5 0 4 4 3 0
Career 1 Season KHL 38 20 30 50 9 20
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 Goals Shots 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
2004-05 17 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06 18 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 4 1 0 1 2
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 SEL 7 3 3 6 6
2006-07 19 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 7 3 3 6 0 6 2 1 0 1
2012-13 25 Moscow Dynamo KHL 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season KHL 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons SEL 11 4 3 7 8
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
Rick Nash 92.6 10.1 9.4 8.1 7.8 7.7 6.9 6.6 6.0
Denis Savard 92.4 11.0 9.6 9.2 8.2 7.9 7.9 6.9 6.1
Dale Hawerchuk 92.2 11.1 10.0 9.1 7.9 7.8 7.2 7.1 7.0
Rick Martin 92.2 9.7 9.4 9.1 7.9 7.8 7.3 6.8 6.3
Mike Modano 92.2 10.2 9.7 8.0 7.9 7.4 6.6 5.7 5.5
Bill Barber 92.1 12.3 7.8 7.5 7.3 7.2 7.2 6.9 5.9
Thomas Vanek 92.0 11.6 9.1 8.7 8.6 7.8 7.2 7.0 5.5
Gilbert Perreault 91.9 10.7 9.2 9.2 8.6 8.0 7.0 6.4 6.1
Jonathan Toews 91.1 9.8 9.4 8.7 8.2 8.0 7.9 7.6 6.8
Bun Cook 90.9 6.8 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.7 4.9 4.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Nicklas Backstrom 12.2 9.2 8.1 7.5 7.2 6.8 5.1 4.8
Joe Pavelski 92.7 11.5 9.7 8.1 7.2 6.4 5.8 4.8 4.2 3.4
Jonathan Toews 91.1 9.8 9.4 8.7 8.2 8.0 7.9 7.6 6.8
Rick Martin 90.5 9.7 9.4 9.1 7.9 7.8 7.3 6.8 6.3 4.4 1.7 0.3
Bun Cook 89.2 6.8 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.7 4.9 4.8 3.9 0.9 0.5
Brent Burns 89.0 9.6 9.5 8.6 7.9 6.9 6.6 5.5 4.0 2.5 0.3 -0.3
Jeff Carter 88.8 11.7 9.5 8.0 8.0 7.0 6.6 5.2 4.9 4.0 2.6
Roy Conacher 85.7 7.4 6.4 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.4 0.3 0.2
Patrick Kane 85.6 10.3 8.8 8.6 8.6 7.6 7.2 6.9 6.9
Alexander Semin 85.6 11.7 10.7 8.8 8.0 6.7 5.4 5.4 4.8 2.4 1.2
Thomas Vanek 84.7 11.6 9.1 8.7 8.6 7.8 7.2 7.0 5.9 5.5 4.7

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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