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Tage Thompson or Nicklas Backstrom

Who Should I Start? - Week 38 • Start New
Tage Thompson

Tage Thompson

RWBuffalo Sabres BUF
Nicklas Backstrom

Nicklas Backstrom

CWashington Capitals WAS
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thompson over Backstrom

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Tage Thompson
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Backstrom over Thompson

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Nicklas Backstrom
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Performance Tage Thompson
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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
0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
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
0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Tage Thompson
OWN
87%
+3.09 compared to last week
START
70%
+1.83 compared to last week
OWN/START Nicklas Backstrom
OWN
63%
-1.56 compared to last week
START
44%
-0.72 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Tage Thompson
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Nicklas Backstrom
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Tage Thompson

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 14th with 305.8 total points (3.82 avg).
  • He is currently 214.1 points behind the leader: Mikko Rantanen
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.8 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

    Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 80 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.475
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.375
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +3.1625
Breakdown Nicklas Backstrom

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 123rd with 132.5 total points (2.32 avg).
  • He is currently 497.6 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.3 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

    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
Next Up Health Check
Injury Tage Thompson

No Injury Reported

Injury Nicklas Backstrom

HIP - Indefinitely

Hip
Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Tage Thompson
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Nicklas Backstrom
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 Tage Thompson
3.83
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Nicklas Backstrom
2.22
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Tage Thompson
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
17-18 STL 42 3 7 10 -12 12 55 11 41 1 9
18-19 BUF 65 7 5 12 -22 20 108 12 66 10 9
19-20 BUF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0
21-22 BUF 84 39 32 71 -19 37 263 17 67 413 27
3-YEAR AVG 69 18 14 32 -48 25 156 54 142 15
Totals 250 57 50 107 -60 86 524 13 203 428 53
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
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Matchups

Week 1
ARI vs KC
ATL vs NO
BAL @NYJ
BUF @LAR
CAR vs CLE
CHI vs SF
CIN vs PIT
DAL vs TB
DEN @SEA
DET vs PHI
GB @MIN
HOU vs IND
JAC @WAS
LAC vs LV
MIA vs NE
NYG @TEN
Matchup Time Pitchers
ARI vs DET 4:10 PM EST
ATL vs LAD 7:00 PM EST
BAL @CHW 2:10 PM EST
BOS @CLE 1:40 PM EST
CHC @STL 2:15 PM EST
CIN @SF 4:05 PM EST
COL @MIN 2:10 PM EST
HOU @NYY 1:35 PM EST
KC vs OAK 2:10 PM EST
LAA vs SEA 4:07 PM EST
MIA vs NYM 12:05 PM EST
MIL vs TOR 2:10 PM EST
PHI @SD 4:10 PM EST
PIT @TB 1:40 PM EST
TEX vs WAS 2:35 PM EST
Matchup Time
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
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