Niklas Backstrom Net Worth

Net Worth: $40 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Sports, Hockey, NHL
  • Age:

    40
  • Birth Place:

    Helsinki, Finland
  • Weight:

    196 lbs (89 kg)
  • Full Name:

    Niklas Oskar Bäckström
  • Nationality:

    Finnish
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About Niklas Oskar Bäckström

Professional ice hockey player Niklas Backstrom has an estimated net worth of $40 million. This Finnish athlete currently plays in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota Wild as the team’s goaltender. In 2013, he received an annual salary amounting to $6 million.

Backstrom has been a recipient of the Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award and William M. Jennings Trophy. He also received both Jari Kurri trophy and Urpo Ylönen trophy twice. Representing Finland, the team won silver at the 2005-06 Olympics. At the 2009-10 Olympics, the team won bronze.

He was a member of the Finland national hockey team which won gold at the 1998 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. The other members of the team include Niklas Hagman, Toni Dahlman, Eero Somervuori, Niko Kapanen, Mika Noronen, and Olli Jokinen. In 2009, he was signed by the Minnesota Wild to a four-year, $24 million contract.

Niklas Oskar Bäckström was born on February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland. He was not able to play in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs due to an injury he incurred.

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Earnings 2015

Salary 2015
Salary with Minnesota Wild (2015-2016)
$3,118,280
Salary 2015
Salary with Calgary Flames (2015-2016)
$881,720

Earnings 2014

Salary 2014
Salary with Minnesota Wild (2014-2015)
$3,750,000
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