Mikael Backlund
Mikael Backlund
Centre  - CGY
Number: 11
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 199
Shoots: Left
Born: 17 Mar 1989  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Vasteras, Sweden
Drafted: CGY / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (24th overall)
2015-16 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS Led the Flames with three shorthanded goals and a +10 and set career-highs in goals (21), assists (26) and points (47) while playing in all 82 games Recorded his first career NHL hat trick, scored for the third straight game and surpassed the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career (with 21) on Apr. 7 vs. VAN Had his first multi-goal game of the year, including the shorthanded game winner, and added an assist on Apr. 2 at EDM Recorded his 100th and 101st career assists on Mar. 16 vs. WPG Notched his third game winner (second in OT) of the season on Mar. 9 vs. NSH Scored the game winner and added an assist on Mar. 5 at PIT Picked up a goal for the third straight and sixth in his last eight games on Feb. 21 at ANA Scored and added an assist on Dec. 8 vs. SJ Had a trio of first period assists to match a career high on Nov. 7 vs. PIT Scored the overtime winner and added an assist on Nov. 5 vs. PHI Played his 300th career NHL game on Oct. 10 at VAN