Niklas Backstrom

Goaltender Age: 37 Exp: 8 Years
Undrafted: 2006, Wild College: Karpat
  • Current Contract

    Niklas Backstrom signed a 3 year / $10,250,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild, including an annual average salary of $3,416,667. In 2015-16, Backstrom will earn a base salary of $4,000,000. Backstrom has a cap hit of $3,416,667.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,416,667
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary (Cash) Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2013-14 Contract details by year 35 $2,500,000 - - $3,416,667
    2014-15 Contract details by year 36 $3,750,000 - - $3,416,667
    2015-16 Contract details by year 37 $4,000,000 - - $3,416,667
    2016-17 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 /
    Year   Age Base Salary (Cash) Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2009-10 Contract details by year 31 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2010-11 Contract details by year 32 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2011-12 Contract details by year 33 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2012-13 Contract details by year 34 $3,512,195 - - $6,000,000
    • 82 Game 2012 Salary: $6,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 $225,000 - $750,000
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - - $3,100,000
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - - $3,100,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,512,195 - - $3,512,195
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $38,487,195 $225,000 - $38,712,195
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Niklas Backstrom ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,416,667) Rank
    NHL: #6
    Western: #0
    Western Central: #0
    Minnesota Wild: #1
    Goaltender: #2

    Total Cash ($4,000,000) Rank
    NHL: #4
    Goaltender: #2

    Average Annual ($3,416,667) Rank
    NHL: #6
    Goaltender: #2