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Nicklas Backstrom or Robert Thomas

Who Should I Start? - Week 33 • Start New
Nicklas Backstrom

Nicklas Backstrom

CWashington Capitals WAS
Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas

CSt. Louis Blues STL
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Backstrom over Thomas

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Nicklas Backstrom
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thomas over Backstrom

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Robert Thomas
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Performance Nicklas Backstrom
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
1015121
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Robert Thomas
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
2029-403
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
2029-605
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Nicklas Backstrom
OWN
60%
-3.78 compared to last week
START
37%
-4.52 compared to last week
OWN/START Robert Thomas
OWN
86%
-6.18 compared to last week
START
62%
-0.26 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Nicklas Backstrom
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Robert Thomas
15th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Nicklas Backstrom

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 122nd with 132.5 total points (2.32 avg).
  • He is currently 469.1 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 4.7 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 50 in goals with 2 and is currently ranked 42nd among C.
  • Top 25 in assists with 4 and is currently ranked 22nd among C.
  • Ranked 148th in +/- with 0.
  • Top 50 in shots on goal with 17 and is currently ranked 47th among C.
  • Top 100 in time on ice with 15:38:45.0000, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 90th among C.
  • Top 35 in total penalty minutes with 6 and is currently ranked 27th among C.
  • Top 75 in blocked shots with 3, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 65th among C.
  • Top 10 in powerplay goals with 1, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 10th among C.
  • Top 28 in powerplay assists with 1 and is currently ranked 26th among C.
  • Ranked 59th in faceoffs won with 28.
  • Ranked 88th in hits with 7.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 57 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.1404
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.4912
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +1.4737
Breakdown Robert Thomas

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 15th among C's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 31st with 288.5 total points (3.21 avg).
  • He is currently 313.1 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • He has been under achieving. Look for him to bounce back.
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.8 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 35 in goals with 2 and is currently ranked 35th among C.
  • Top 50 in assists with 3 and is currently ranked 44th among C.
  • Ranked 266th in +/- with -10.
  • Top 35 in shots on goal with 22 and is currently ranked 33rd among C.
  • Top 35 in time on ice with 18:46:55.0000 and is currently ranked 35th among C.
  • Top 20 in total penalty minutes with 8 and is currently ranked 18th among C.
  • Top 15 in blocked shots with 9 and is currently ranked 12th among C.
  • Ranked 37th in powerplay assists with 1.
  • Top 13 in faceoffs won with 84 and is currently ranked 12th among C.
  • Ranked 59th in hits with 13.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 90 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.2444
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.6556
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +1.5
Next Up Health Check
Injury Nicklas Backstrom

No Injury Reported

Injury Robert Thomas

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Nicklas Backstrom
DateOpponentResult
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Robert Thomas
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Nicklas Backstrom
6.10
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Robert Thomas
7.87
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Nicklas Backstrom
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
09-10 WAS 82 32 67 99 33 50 214 19 0 0 0
10-11 WAS 76 18 46 64 26 40 197 20 0 0 0
11-12 WAS 42 14 31 45 -4 24 95 19 0 0 0
13-14 WAS 48 8 36 44 7 20 81 19 27 422 34
13-14 WAS 82 18 61 79 -18 54 195 19 89 712 54
14-15 WAS 82 17 59 76 3 40 153 20 91 866 52
15-16 WAS 75 20 51 71 16 36 125 19 51 652 50
16-17 WAS 82 22 64 86 17 38 162 18 45 688 33
17-18 WAS 82 22 49 71 7 46 167 19 38 710 51
18-19 WAS 80 22 52 74 3 30 169 19 54 700 30
19-20 WAS 62 13 43 56 2 14 135 18 31 522 45
21-22 WAS 51 14 37 51 0 14 84 18 21 327 23
21-22 WAS 55 6 24 30 -8 12 68 14 16 301 16
3-YEAR AVG 60 11 35 47 -8 13 101 27 405 30
Totals 917 229 626 855 83 422 1877 19 482 5990 398
Career Robert Thomas
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
18-19 STL 70 9 24 33 -2 14 80 13 14 97 22
19-20 STL 66 10 32 42 9 18 87 14 13 136 13
21-22 STL 30 3 8 11 1 8 17 11 3 85 8
21-22 STL 84 21 60 81 21 16 120 16 13 579 25
3-YEAR AVG 65 11 35 47 29 15 78 11 285 17
Totals 275 45 133 178 21 68 333 14 59 1030 82
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