Niklas Backstrom Net Worth $40 Million
This Finnish sportsman now plays in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota Wild as the team’s goaltender. In 2013, he received an annual wages amounting to $6 million. Backstrom is a recipient of the Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award and William M. Jennings Trophy. He also received both Jari Kurri trophy and Urpo Ylnen prize twice. Representing Finland, the team won silver in the 2005 06 Olympics. At the 200910 Olympics, the team won bronze medal. He was an associate of the Finland national hockey team which won gold in the 1998 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. The other members of the team comprise Niklas Hagman, Toni Dahlman, Eero Somervuori, Niko Kapanen, Mika Noronen, and Olli Jokinen. He was unable to play in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs due to an injury he lately incurred.