Niklas Backstrom

Goaltender Age: 37 Exp: 8 Years
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  • 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 2014-15, Backstrom will earn a base salary of $3,750,000. 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   Base Salary (Cash) Cap Hit
    2013-14 Contract details by year $2,500,000 $3,416,667
    2014-15 Contract details by year $3,750,000 $3,416,667
    2015-16 Contract details by year $4,000,000 $3,416,667
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 /
    Year   Base Salary (Cash) Cap Hit
    2009-10 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $6,000,000
    2010-11 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $6,000,000
    2011-12 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $6,000,000
    2012-13 Contract details by year $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 $750,000 - - $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
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $34,712,195 - - $34,712,195
  • 2014 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($3,416,667) Rank
    NHL: #222
    Western: #99
    Western Central: #51
    Minnesota Wild: #6
    Goaltender: #22

    Total Cash ($3,750,000) Rank
    NHL: #196
    Goaltender: #20

    Average Annual ($3,416,667) Rank
    NHL: #248
    Goaltender: #22