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Nicklas
Backstrom
College None
Team Washington Capitals
19C
6'1"Height
210Weight
31Age
0Exp
Nicklas Backstrom's Fantasy Scouting Report

SEASON FANTASY RECAP AND TREND

Nicklas Backstrom had a decent season as a solid fantasy starter. He is the number #21 ranked center and the #99 ranked skater overall. His ranking drops slightly if you base things on average fantasy points where he is the #27 center. He peaked early in the season. He averaged 3.6 FPs in his first 26 games and 1.9 FP in his final 27 games. His standard deviation divided by his average is 1.44 which is close to the league ratio. Our projected ceiling for Backstrom when he 'goes off' is 16 fantasy points (his average is 2.3FPs).

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CURRENT CAREER TREND AND STATISTICS

His FP average has dropped by -18 percent from two seasons ago.

WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP

He has averaged 6.9 fantasy points per week and had 12 weeks where he came up short (below 80% of average) and had 10 weeks where he was +20% above average.

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

He averaged 13.1 FD points and 3.5 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. When he was bad in DFS, he was really bad with a floor of zero points. He did not have a high ceiling (less than +50% over average). On Draftkings it was 5 and on FanDuel it was 24.2 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
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 (12 Seasons)8952316428731207238074397311
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2018WAS16913.019:571759295.9073.90300015
2017WAS16512.719:391811284.8374.10460118
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 (12 Seasons)190212.119:43200873131:46838:3844802211
Game Log
OCTOBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
10/03vsW7-003310000.000017:203:950:32
10/04@L7-601120040.000018:783:031:95
10/10vsW5-211211011.000020:835:101:25
10/11@L6-0000-10010.000020:354:320:67
10/13vsL4-201100010.000020:483:251:03
10/17vsW4-302210040.000023:576:531:43
10/19vsL6-510101020.500022:583:784:28
10/22@W5-203320030.000219:634:401:05
10/25@L4-1000-20000.000018:450:781:23
10/27@W4-3000-10000.000222:202:301:67
NOVEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
11/01@L6-4000-10030.000019:531:180:85
11/03vsL4-311210030.333020:234:680:63
11/05vsW4-201110020.000220:222:551:73
11/07vsW2-101100000.000023:588:670:83
11/09vsL2-101100020.000020:086:681:80
11/11vsL4-110110030.333221:122:951:50
11/13@W5-201100020.000016:433:130:73
11/14@L3-100000050.000021:684:200:82
11/16@W3-211201020.500220:984:450:65
11/19@W5-410110040.250021:132:502:35
11/21vsW4-201100020.000021:973:720:35
11/23vsW3-101100050.000020:875:070:23
11/24@W5-300000020.000019:882:570:42
11/26@W4-103310000.000019:002:280:15
11/30vsW6-331441050.600021:804:571:88
DECEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
12/02vsL6-510100040.250022:686:200:00
12/04@L5-3000-20010.000023:537:552:05
12/06@W4-201120000.000018:021:050:42
12/08@W4-000010010.000018:424:080:00
12/11vsW6-204430020.000018:652:080:00
12/14@W6-5011-10000.000018:581:651:43
12/15vsW4-301110000.000022:306:130:00
12/19vsL2-100000000.000023:226:820:20
12/21vsW2-100000010.000018:535:820:98
12/22@W4-001110010.000019:183:530:00
12/27vsW3-101100050.000220:124:980:82
12/29@W3-201100020.000018:550:000:00
12/31vsL6-3011-20030.000019:282:001:07
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/03@L5-2000-10000.000017:503:421:27
01/04@L2-1000-10030.000021:804:731:38
01/06@W3-200000010.000020:826:330:85
01/10@W4-210120011.000016:532:931:93
01/12vsL2-100010050.000219:632:830:13
01/14vsL4-1000-10030.000017:983:550:67
01/15@L7-2101-31060.167017:032:900:85
01/18vsL2-0000-10010.000218:322:730:30
01/20@L8-501110020.000220:102:970:00
01/22vsL7-6022-20010.000020:322:781:30
01/23@L6-311211040.250018:701:420:00
FEBRUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
02/01vsW4-3011-10040.000222:405:870:73
02/03vsL1-000000010.000023:082:981:45
02/05vsW3-2011-10030.000019:021:401:72
02/07vsW4-3000-20050.000024:209:601:93
02/09vsL5-4000-20000.000021:820:874:08
02/11vsW6-400000000.000019:874:850:33
02/12@L3-0000-10030.000019:221:470:60
02/14@W5-102230010.000020:124:320:00
02/17@L5-200000050.000018:733:801:37
02/18@W3-2011-20020.000017:531:431:73
02/21@W3-200000040.000019:523:331:00
02/23@L5-2000-30040.000216:382:271:93
02/24vsW6-520200040.500022:554:101:25
02/26vsW7-202220010.000016:620:630:00
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/01@W3-101120020.000018:321:350:13
03/03@W3-2000-10010.000022:026:470:55
03/06@W5-3112-10020.500019:173:780:00
03/08vsW3-010101040.250018:636:331:45
03/10vsW3-110120011.000019:802:473:67
03/12@L5-302210020.000220:152:020:58
03/14@W5-200000010.000217:023:400:00
03/16@L6-3000-30020.000022:536:331:90
03/19@W4-101110000.000014:621:280:00
03/20vsL5-401100030.000023:478:920:00
03/22vsL2-1000-10010.000020:604:050:60
03/24vsW3-100010000.000020:383:230:72
03/26vsW4-110110020.500018:872:480:00
03/28@W3-2000-20010.000019:601:220:45
03/30@W6-321320030.667022:026:470:25
APRILSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
04/01@L5-3101-30030.333219:172:870:00
04/04vsW2-100000010.000216:421:170:00