Worlds Numerology: Mikael Backlund
A by-the-numbers look at Mikael Backlund's time at the World Championship
Monday, 05.26.2014 / 8:46 AM MT
By Torie Peterson
- CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
||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.
||Backlund scored five goals in 10 games, tying Joakim Lindstrom for the lead amongst Swedish skaters.
||Two of the forward's goals were game-winners, tied for the lead amongst Swedish skaters.
||The pivot picked up eight points in the tournament.
||Backlund put 35 shots on net, second amongst Swedish skaters.
||Backlund averaged 17:50 in ice time at the tournament.
||The 25-year-old donned number 60 at the tournament.