NIKLAS BÄCKSTRÖM

Retired

Goaltender
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $38,712,195
BORN: Feb. 13, 1978
AGE: 44
BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
NATIONALITY: FinlandFinland
CATCHES: Left
HEIGHT:
6'2"
188cm
WEIGHT:
194 lbs
88kg
ELC SIGNING AGE: 28
WAIVERS AGE: 28
DRAFTED: Undrafted
DRAFTED OVERALL: -
DRAFT ROUND: -
DRAFTED BY: -
SUMMARY

Niklas Bäckström is a 44 year old goaltender who was born on Feb. 13, 1978. He has signed 4 contracts worth a total value of $41,200,000. Over a career that spans 10 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total of 413 GP and 11 playoffs GP.

CONTRACT HISTORY

ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Doug Risebrough
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota Wild
VALUE: $750,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 1.70
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2006
SOURCE: CapGeek

Niklas Bäckström signed a 1 year, $750,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild on Jul. 1, 2006. The contract has a cap hit of $750,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2006-07$750,000$750,000$0$225,000$525,000$750,000$70,300
TOTAL$750,000$750,000$0$225,000$525,000$750,000$70,300
Qualifying OfferTooltip: $577,500
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Doug Risebrough
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota Wild
VALUE: $6,200,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 7.05
SIGNING DATE: Jun. 7, 2007
SOURCE: CapGeek

Niklas Bäckström signed a 2 year, $6,200,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild on Jun. 7, 2007. The contract has a cap hit of $3,100,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2007-08$3,100,000$3,100,000$0$0$3,100,000$3,100,000$3,100,000
2008-09$3,100,000$3,100,000$0$0$3,100,000$3,100,000$3,100,000
TOTAL$6,200,000$6,200,000$0$0$6,200,000$6,200,000$6,200,000
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Doug Risebrough
LENGTH: 4 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota Wild
VALUE: $24,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 10.58
SIGNING DATE: Mar. 3, 2009
SOURCE: CapGeek

Niklas Bäckström signed a 4 year, $24,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild on Mar. 3, 2009. The contract has a cap hit of $6,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2009-10$6,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2010-11$6,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2011-12$6,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2012-13$6,000,000$6,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
TOTAL$24,000,000$24,000,000$0$0$24,000,000$24,000,000$24,000,000
35+ CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Chuck Fletcher
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota Wild
VALUE: $10,250,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 5.31
SIGNING DATE: Jun. 24, 2013
SOURCE: CapGeek

Niklas Bäckström signed a 3 year, $10,250,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild on Jun. 24, 2013. The contract has a cap hit of $3,416,666.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2013-14M-NTC, NMC$3,416,666$3,416,666$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
2014-15M-NTC, NMC$3,416,666$3,416,666$0$0$3,750,000$3,750,000$3,750,000
2015-16M-NTC, NMC$3,416,666$3,416,666$0$0$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
TOTAL$10,249,998$10,249,998$0$0$10,250,000$10,250,000$10,250,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Modified NTC details unknown
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapGeek

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAASv%PLAYOFFSGPGAASv%GA60xGA60GSAx60PLAYOFFSGA60xGA60GSAx60
1993-94Finland U16 (all)International-Jr11.000.967|---|---
1995-96HIFK U18U18 SM-sarja123.77-|PLAYOFFS42.66---|---
1996-97HIFKLiiga26.000.824|---|---
PiTaI-divisioona83.690.875|---|---
HIFK U20U20 SM-sarja212.750.914|---|---
1997-98Finland U20 (all)International-Jr22.500.911|---|---
Finland U20WJC-2022.500.911|---|---
HermesI-divisioona92.950.912|---|---
HIFK U20U20 SM-sarja142.980.907|---|---
1998-99HIFKLiiga161.690.932|---|---
HIFKEuro HL---|PLAYOFFS22.340.886---|---
HIFK U20U20 SM-sarja83.010.902|PLAYOFFS72.290.912---|---
1999-00HIFKLiiga46.580.785|---|---
HIFKEuro HL19.990.579|---|---
FPSI-divisioona222.270.928|PLAYOFFS32.690.913---|---
2000-01SaiPaLiiga492.540.924|---|---
2001-02AIKSHL403.050.897|PLAYOFFS92.210.921---|---
Finland (all)International11.000.969|---|---
2002-03KärpätLiiga362.160.929|PLAYOFFS152.000.939---|---
FinlandEHT44.000.783|---|---
2003-04KärpätLiiga432.020.936|PLAYOFFS152.330.925---|---
FinlandEHT32.640.895|---|---
2004-05KärpätLiiga472.170.927|PLAYOFFS121.250.950---|---
FinlandWC52.310.902|---|---
FinlandEHT32.310.915|---|---
KärpätECC31.800.921|---|---
2005-06KärpätLiiga511.680.940|PLAYOFFS41.850.897---|---
FinlandEHT51.570.950|---|---
KärpätECC31.890.941|---|---
2006-07Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL411.970.929|PLAYOFFS52.220.924---|---
2007-08Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL582.310.920|PLAYOFFS62.820.9002.111.79-0.32|PLAYOFFS1.421.840.42
FinlandWC82.110.922|---|---
2008-09Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL712.330.923|2.141.92-0.23|PLAYOFFS---
2009-10Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL602.720.903|2.41.91-0.49|PLAYOFFS---
Finland (all)International21.090.952|---|---
FinlandOG21.090.952|---|---
2010-11Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL512.660.916|2.172.230.06|PLAYOFFS---
2011-12Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL462.430.919|22.080.07|PLAYOFFS---
2012-13Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL422.480.909|2.291.89-0.4|PLAYOFFS---
2013-14Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL213.020.899|2.492.14-0.34|PLAYOFFS---
2014-15Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL193.050.887|31.97-1.03|PLAYOFFS---
2015-16Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary FlamesNHL43.350.881|3.092.21-0.89|PLAYOFFS---
Finland (all)International12.000.929|---|---
FinlandEHT12.000.929|---|---
2016-17HIFKLiiga171.870.923|PLAYOFFS23.420.864---|---
HIFKChampions HL41.520.939|---|---
2017-18HIFKLiiga72.480.894|---|---
HIFKChampions HL14.500.885|---|---
2018-19TapparaLiiga151.730.921|PLAYOFFS11.000---|---
TapparaChampions HL31.950.908|---|---
NHL TOTALNHL413--|PLAYOFFS11-----|PLAYOFFS---