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Niklas Backstrom

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Goaltender Age: 42 Exp: 9 Years
Undrafted: 2006, Wild College: Karpat Agent(s):

Flames – The Athletic

Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Niklas Backstrom signed a 3 year / $10,250,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild, including $10,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,416,667. In , Backstrom will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,416,667
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Cap Hit % Yearly Cash
    2013-14 Contract details by year 35 $2,500,000 - - $3,416,667 5.35% $2,500,000($2,500,000)
    2014-15 Contract details by year 36 $3,750,000 - - $3,416,667 5.24% $3,750,000($6,250,000)
    2015-16 Contract details by year 37 $4,000,000 - - $3,416,667 5.06% $881,720($7,131,720)
    2016-17 Free Agent Year 38   UFA  

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary (Cash) Dead Cap Hit
    2015-16 Contract details by year $3,118,280 $2,663,531
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards 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 $881,720 - - $881,720
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,118,280 - - $3,118,280
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $38,487,195 $225,000 - $38,712,195
    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $37,605,475 $225,000 - $37,830,475
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $881,720 - - $881,720