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Mikael Backlund
Mikael Backlund
Centre  - CGY
Number: 11
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 198
Shoots: Left
Born: 17 Mar 1989  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Vasteras, Sweden
Drafted: CGY / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (24th overall)
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS: Missed Oct. 31 - Jan. 2 with an upper body injury... returned to the lineup and had his first multi-point (1G, 1A) game of the year vs. DET on Jan. 7... had his second consecutive multi-point game (1G, 1A) on Jan. 9 vs. FLA... scored the game-winner at VAN on Jan. 10... set a career-high and matched the Flames season-high by scoring in his fourth straight game on Jan. 15 at ARI... stretched his point streak to five straight with an assist at SJS on Jan. 17... had his fifth goal in seven games on Jan. 21 at ANA... had a pair of assists vs. EDM on Jan. 31... scored at PHI on Mar. 3... stretched his career-high point streak to eight games with a pair of assists on Mar. 14 at COL... notched a goal at DAL on Mar. 30... PLAYOFFS: Recorded his first career NHL playoff point (assist) and was +1 on Apr. 19 vs. VAN... scored his first career postseason goal, the overtime winner, and was +1 vs. ANA on May 5...