Philadelphia called up Backlund and eight others on an emergency basis for the playoffs, the Philadelphia News reports.
Backlund was sent to the Phantoms on Monday, Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Flyers G Johan Backlund was back in uniform for game one of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the Devils on Wednesday. He had been bothered by a groin injury, and not appeared in a game since March 27. Brian Boucher was in net the entire way for Philadelphia's 2-1 win.
Flyers G Johan Backlund did not play in Friday's game against the Rangers due to a groin injury. He's missed Philadelphia's last six games.
Flyers G Johan Backlund (groin) did not return to the lineup on Tuesday against the Maple Leafs. He has missed the last four games and remains day to day.
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