Mikael Backlund

#11 C / Calgary Flames / EXP: YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 lb Age: 31 College: None
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44%
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26%
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NR
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  • Backlund distributed a power-play assist, fired four shots on goal and added four hits in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Golden Knights. The Swede hasn't slowed down much in March, with three points in four games this month. Backlund now has 45 points (10 on the power play), 157 shots and a plus-3 rating in 70 appearances. Expect the 30-year-old center to push for the second 50-point campaign of his career if he keeps up his recent success.

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  • Backlund scored a goal on three shots in Friday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes. Backlund's tally at 4:17 of the second period stood as the game-winner. The Swedish center has six goals and seven helpers in his last nine games. For the season, the 30-year-old Backlund now has 16 goals, 44 points, 153 shots and a plus-4 rating through 69 contests.

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  • Backlund dished an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Blue Jackets. Backlund saw a six-game point streak end in Sunday's win over the Panthers, but he was right back on the scoresheet Wednesday. The Swede has 43 points (15 tallies, 28 helpers), 150 shots and a plus-4 rating in 58 games this year. Since the start of January, Backlund has accumulated 26 points in as many outings in a strong second-half surge.

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  • Backlund registered an assist, four shots on net and two hits in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Lightning. Backlund's helper gave him a six-game point streak -- he's racked up five goals and six assists in that span. Through 14 appearances in February, he picked up 19 points, 44 shots and a plus-3 rating. The Swede now has 42 points, 144 shots and a plus-4 rating in 66 contests this season. Backlund can help fantasy owners if he can maintain a solid pace during the last month of the campaign.

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  • Backlund scored a goal and dished two assists in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Predators. Backlund was in on all of the Flames' goals, but it was another Mikael -- the Predators' Granlund -- who stole the show with a pair of late tallies. It's been a spectacular February for Backlund, who now has nine scores and nine helpers in his last 13 outings. The Swede has surged up to 15 markers and 41 points for the season, his slow start long forgotten now.

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Last 7 Games

DATEOppResultGAPTS+/-SOGTOIFPTS
3/08
vs 
L 5-3 0 1 1 -1 4 17:45 1
3/06
vs 
W 3-2 1 0 1 0 3 17:28 3
3/04
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W 3-2 0 1 1 0 3 19:32 2
3/01
W 3-0 0 0 0 0 3 17:82 0
2/29
L 4-3 0 1 1 0 4 22:02 2
2/27
L 4-3 1 2 3 1 3 18:63 8
2/25
W 5-2 2 1 3 2 2 18:23 10

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Career Stats

Year GP G A PTS +/- PPG SHOG GWG FOW FOL FPTS
2019 70 16 29 45 3 3 0 3 368 410 124.5
2018 77 21 26 47 34 1 0 4 511 520 165
2017 82 14 31 45 -21 3 0 2 705 705 109.5
2016 81 22 31 53 9 7 0 7 711 768 160
2015 82 21 26 47 10 3 0 4 539 604 141
2014 52 10 17 27 4 0 0 2 423 452 73.5
2013 76 18 21 39 4 5 0 3 628 694 122
2012 32 8 8 16 -6 2 0 1 194 213 45.2
2011 41 4 7 11 -13 2 0 2 225 271 21
2010 73 10 15 25 4 2 0 1 319 345 72.5
2009 23 1 9 10 5 0 0 0 102 89 27.5
2008 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
3 Year Avg 80 19 29 48 7 4 0 4 642 664 144.7
Career 690 145 220 365 33 28 0 29 4727 5076

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