Numerology: Mikael Backlund
A by-the-numbers look at the Swedish pivot's 2013-14 season
Tuesday, 03.25.2014 / 10:18 AM MT
By Torie Peterson
- CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
||Through 71 games this season, Mikael Backlund has set a new career-high with 38 points to his name.
||The Swede has scored 18 goals this season, another career-high. His 20 assists are also a career-high.
||In 71 games this year, Backlund's shooting percentage sits at 11.8% - yet another career-high. He has taken 152 shots this season.
||With an assist in the Flames 8-1 win over the Oilers on Mar. 22, he reached 100 career points.
||Backlund's Corsi percentage, leading all Flames forwards.
||Backlund's Fenwick percentage, which leads all Flames forwards.
||Backlund turned 25 on Mar. 17. The Flames 2007 first rounder has 241 NHL games under his belt.