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Nicklas Backstrom signs five-year $46M extension with Capitals

14 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Washington Capitals weren't going to let one of their franchise icons go anywhere. Nicklas Backstrom has agreed to a five-year contract extension that will delay his unrestricted free agency until the summer of 2025. Backstrom negotiated the deal himself, and will get a hefty raise. The contract is worth a total of $46M, meaning the veteran center will carry a $9.2M cap hit starting next season. The full breakdown is as follows: 2020-21: $6.0M salary + $6.0M signing bonus 2021-22: $5.0M salary + $5.0M signing bonus 2022-23: $3.0M salary + $3.0M signing bonus 2023-24: $5.0M salary +...
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Nicklas Backstrom signs five-year, $46 million extension to stay with Capitals

14 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Backstrom is the franchise's all-time leader in assists
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Caps sign Backstrom to extension.Penguins back home.Jazz look to continue streak

14 days ago   |   By Startribune

The Washington Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom to a $46 million, five-year contract extension. Backstrom is now signed through the 2024-25 season. He'll count $9.2 million against the salary cap during that time. The Swedish center helped the Capitals win their first Stanley Cup title in 2018. Washington drafted Backstrom with the fourth overall pick in 2006. He has been a franchise cornerstone along with Alex Ovechkin since making his NHL debut in 2007. The 32-year-old has 35 points in 39 games this season. He's been nearly a point a game player throughout his Capitals career.
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Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to 5-year, $46M contract extension

Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to 5-year, $46M contract extension

14 days ago   |   By CBC

The Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million US, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
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Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom for 5-year, $46M deal

14 days ago   |   By Startribune

The Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
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Nicklas Backstrom re-signs with Capitals for five years, $46 million

14 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

The Swede is the franchise's career assists leader.
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Capitals re-sign Backstrom to 5-year, $46M deal

14 days ago   |   By ESPN

The Capitals have given longtime center Nicklas Backstrom a five-year, $46 million deal.
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Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom for 5-year, $46M deal

Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom for 5-year, $46M deal

14 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

The Washington Capitals have signed NIcklas Backstrom to a $46 million, five-year contract extension
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Capitals re-sign Nicklas Backstrom to five-year, $46M contract

14 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46-million deal, the team announced Tuesday.
The Washington Capitals are happy to sign backstrom19. ALLCAPS NickysBack pic.twitter.com/kRKfRdIZwe
- Washington Capitals January 14, 2020
Backstrom, 32, has nine goals and 35 points this season. A Stanley Cup champion in 2018, the Swede was a fourth-overall pick for the Capitals in 2006.
His best season came in 2009-10, when Backstrom posted 101 points. He finished last season with 22 goals and 74 points.
The centreman has 908 total career NHL points over 934...
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Capitals re-sign Backstrom to 5-year, $46M contract

14 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46M contract, the team announced Tuesday. More to come. Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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