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Nicklas
Backstrom
College None
Team Washington Capitals
19C
6'1"Height
213Weight
33Age
13Exp
Nicklas Backstrom's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Nicklas Backstrom to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 30 projected fantasy points puts him at #16 behind Evgeny Kuznetsov and ahead of Mathew Barzal. He has averaged 2.24 fantasy points in his past 140 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.47 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 96%, he is the #21 most highly owned center. Nicklas Backstrom is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #30 fantasy position rank.

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NICKLAS BACKSTROM WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nicklas Backstrom is projected for 2.72 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 24 which ranks him as the #44 projected center for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Anze Kopitar but behind Evgeny Kuznetsov the rest of the week. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#11). He is projected for 10.09 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2020WAS221015250-0300122173
2019WAS611242540-0200516532
2018WAS802252740-0750700739
2017WAS812150710-0740702669
2016WAS822363860-0850685648
2015WAS752050700-0340659698
2014WAS821860780-0330862747
2013WAS821861790-0610714701
2012WAS48840480-0310432408
2011WAS421430440-0340353338
2010WAS771847650-0420690625
2009WAS8233681010-01140667669
2008WAS822266880-01410570601
2007WAS821455690-0340405468
Career (14 Seasons)9782536999521197738080778016
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020WAS4323.318:3750865.139.434002
2019WAS1329.119:011282228.8713.7714007
2018WAS16913.019:571759295:5473:54300015
2017WAS16512.719:391811284:5074:06460118
2016WAS16214.218:151842251:0156:56380019
2015WAS12915.519:101743230:2067:17360018
2014WAS15311.820:311996254:0379:03400019
2013WAS1969.219:471911301:0679:32540027
2012WAS829.819:531118171:1573:19200010
2011WAS9514.719:08950140:1042:15240012
2010WAS2028.920:351823255:58111:11400018
2009WAS22214.920:261763297:4088:53500120
2008WAS17412.619:561734317:0571:28460023
2007WAS1539.219:001637332:2420:44240012
Career (14 Seasons)207712.219:39218773425:46861:5046602220
2020-21 Situational Stats
Game ResultG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Games Won6000000000000000040000000000000000117000000000
Games Lost400000000000000000000000000000000028000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Games in January5000000000000000020000000000000000213000000000
Games in February5000000000000000020000000000000000112000000000
Games in March000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Before All-Star Break6000000000000000020000000000000000217000000000
After All-Star Break300000000000000002000000000000000017000000000
Div/ConfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs Own Division10000000000000000040000000000000000325000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home Games6000000000000000030000000000000000217000000000
Road Games400000000000000001000000000000000018000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
TD Garden000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Madison Square Garden000000000000000000000000000000000001000000000
KeyBank Center100000000000000001000000000000000003000000000
Capital One Arena6000000000000000030000000000000000217000000000
Prudential Center100000000000000000000000000000000001000000000
PPG Paints Arena200000000000000000000000000000000013000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs Boston Bruins100000000000000001000000000000000003000000000
vs Buffalo Sabres400000000000000002000000000000000027000000000
vs New Jersey Devils100000000000000000000000000000000003000000000
vs New York Islanders000000000000000000000000000000000003000000000
vs New York Rangers000000000000000000000000000000000001000000000
vs Philadelphia Flyers100000000000000000000000000000000003000000000
vs Pittsburgh Penguins300000000000000001000000000000000015000000000
2020 Game Log
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/14@W6-411210030.333017:901:970:17
01/15@W2-101100030.000016:370:000:27
01/17@L4-3101-11020.500023:553:871:03
01/19@L5-4000-10000.000019:751:970:97
01/22vsW4-310110030.333020:932:000:17
01/24vsL4-311201060.167022:273:981:73
01/26vsW3-2011-10030.000216:203:630:40
01/28vsW6-302200020.000018:783:400:00
01/30vsW4-312320011.000018:581:320:12
FEBRUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
02/01vsL5-3000-10030.000022:255:970:70
02/04@L4-201100010.000021:225:171:40
02/07vsL7-412300030.333021:280:381:07
02/14@L6-3101-10011.000221:334:170:00
02/16@W3-101100000.000014:905:380:00
02/18vsW3-110101011.000014:471:070:00
02/20vsL4-1000-20000.000017:335:630:67
02/21vsW4-3022-10020.000015:022:150:00
02/23vsL3-200010020.000018:482:180:00
02/25vsW5-211210050.200016:723:080:60
02/27@W5-200000000.000018:431:400:00
02/28@W3-210120011.000016:704:700:00
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/03@W2-100000010.000017:431:720:15