Worlds Numerology: Mikael Backlund

A by-the-numbers look at Mikael Backlund's time at the World Championship

Monday, 26.05.2014 / 10:46 AM
Torie Peterson  - (@toriepeterson)

10 - Mikael Backlund suited up for 10 games at the 2014 World Championship in Belarus. He and the Swedes captured bronze, downing the Czech Republic 3-0 in their final game at the tournament.

5 - Backlund scored five goals in 10 games, tying Joakim Lindstrom for the lead amongst Swedish skaters.

2 - Two of the forward's goals were game-winners, tied for the lead amongst Swedish skaters.

8 - The pivot picked up eight points in the tournament.

35 - Backlund put 35 shots on net, second amongst Swedish skaters.

17:50 - Backlund averaged 17:50 in ice time at the tournament.

60 - The 25-year-old donned number 60 at the tournament.

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