David Backes Embed This NEW

Center Age: 32 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#62 overall), 2003 College: Minnesota State
  • Current Contract

    David Backes signed a 5 year / $30,000,000 contract with the Boston Bruins, including a $13,000,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,000,000. In 2016-17, Backes will earn a base salary of $5,000,000 and a signing bonus of $3,000,000. Backes has a cap hit of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $13,000,000
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2016-17 Contract details by year 32 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2017-18 Contract details by year 33 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2018-19 Contract details by year 34 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2019-20 Contract details by year 35 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2020-21 Contract details by year 36 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2021-22 Free Agent Year 37   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • No Move Clause through the 2018-19 season
    • Modified No Trade (15 team trade list) for the remainder

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary (Cash) Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2011-12
    Contract details by year 27 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2012-13
    Contract details by year 28 $2,195,122 - - $4,500,000
    2013-14
    Contract details by year 29 $4,750,000 - - $4,500,000
    2014-15
    Contract details by year 30 $4,750,000 - - $4,500,000
    2015-16
    Contract details by year 31 $4,750,000 - - $4,500,000
    • 82 Game 2012 Salary: $3,750,000
    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of the David Backes's contract information, plus gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today. Already Subscribed? Login Here

  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $227,500 - $727,500
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $575,000 $227,500 - $802,500
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,195,122 - - $2,195,122
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $8,000,000
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $34,520,122 $3,455,000 - $37,975,122
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $8,000,000
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - $4,000,000
    2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - $4,000,000
    $46,520,122 $13,455,000 - $59,975,122
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how David Backes ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,000,000) Rank
    NHL: #54
    Eastern: #0
    Eastern Atlantic: #0
    Boston Bruins: #5
    Center: #23

    Total Cash ($8,000,000) Rank
    NHL: #22
    Center: #10

    Average Annual ($6,000,000) Rank
    NHL: #57
    Center: #23