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Numerology: Mikael Backlund

A by-the-numbers look at the Swedish pivot's 2013-14 season

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