|April 15, 2014: Flames' Backlund To Play In World Championships|
Backlund (hand) will compete for Sweden in the IHHF World Championships in Belarus in May, Kristen Odland of the Calgary Herald reports.
|April 13, 2014: Backlund Among Flames' Sunday Scratches|
Backlund (hand) won't play Sunday against the Canucks.Joining Backlund on the team's list of Sunday scratches are Ladislav Smid, Dennis Wideman, T.J. Brodie, Mike Cammalleri, David Jones, Markus Granlund, Tyler Wotherspoon, Kenny Agostino and Bryce Van Brabant.
|April 11, 2014: Flames' Backlund Out Friday|
Backlund (hand) is out for Friday's game against the Jets.Backlund will miss a fourth consecutive game, but he hasn't been ruled out beyond Friday. The Flames' season finale is scheduled for Sunday against the Canucks.
|April 7, 2014: Flames' Backlund Out For Monday|
Backlund (hand) will not play in Monday's tilt with the Devils, according to the Calgary Herald.Backlund has played well this season, amassing a career-high 39 points in 76 games. He's been able to stay consistent and healthy for the first time, and should be one of the team's top centers heading into 2014-15.
|April 4, 2014: Flames' Backlund Out Friday|
Backlund (hand) will not play in Friday's game against the Panthers, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports.Backlund hurt his hand while blocking a shot during Thursday's game, and he will miss at least one contest. The Flames will reportedly slide Mike Cammalleri over to center in Backlund's absence Friday.