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 / News
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
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Worlds Numerology: Mikael Backlund
A by-the-numbers look at Mikael Backlund\'s time at the World Championship
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.