David Backes

Center Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#62 overall), 2003 College: Minnesota State
  • Current Contract

    David Backes signed a 5 year / $22,500,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including an annual average salary of $4,500,000. In 2015-16, Backes will earn a base salary of $4,750,000. Backes has a cap hit of $4,500,000.

    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
    2016-17 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 82 Game 2012 Salary: $3,750,000

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2010

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $7,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary (Cash) Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2008-09 Contract details by year 24 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2009-10 Contract details by year 25 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2010-11 Contract details by year 26 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
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  • 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
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $29,520,122 $455,000 - $29,975,122
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($4,500,000) Rank
    NHL: #147
    Western: #0
    Western Central: #0
    St Louis Blues: #6
    Center: #39

    Total Cash ($4,750,000) Rank
    NHL: #143
    Center: #37

    Average Annual ($4,500,000) Rank
    NHL: #152
    Center: #40