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Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
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Fantasy Points
Jan 27, 2023 0 2 2 0 6
Jan 26, 2023 0 0 -1 2 -0.5
Jan 23, 2023 0 1 2 5 4.5
Jan 21, 2023 0 2 1 2 5
Jan 18, 2023 0 0 -1 3 -1

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Time On Ice
2022 889.8 9 20 29 11 17:32
2021 113.59.5 12 27 39 16 17:07
2020 74.58.3 9 23 32 -7 17:35
3y Avg. 102.258.5 12 26 39 4 17:26
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Provides pair of helpers

    Backlund logged two assists, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 5-2 win over the Kraken. Both of Backlund's helpers came in the third period, with Noah Hanifin and Blake Coleman scoring the goals. The 33-year-old Backlund has surged to the 20-assist mark by racking up seven helpers over his last seven outings. The center has 29 points, 155 shots on net, 53 hits, 28 PIM and a plus-11 rating through 50 contests overall.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Supplies assist Monday

    Backlund produced an assist, five shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets. Backlund has earned five helpers over his last five contests. His strong work down low in the offensive zone helped generate a turnover, and he set up Andrew Mangiapane for a second-period tally. Backlund is up to 27 points, 153 shots on net, 50 hits, 26 PIM and a plus-10 rating. His line with Mangiapane and Blake Coleman has emerged as a strong possession trio, and all three can help fantasy managers in formats slightly deeper than standard.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Two helpers against Bolts

    Backlund notched two assists in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Lightning. He helped set up Rasmus Andersson late in the second period and Blake Coleman for an empty-net tally late in the third. Backlund hadn't had a multi-point performance since early December, but he's been a steady producer lately with two goals and seven points through nine games in January.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Contributes helper in loss

    Backlund logged an assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Predators. Backlund continues to chip in well in a supporting role in January, logging two goals, three assists and a plus-2 rating through seven contests. The center set up Nikita Zadorov for the Flames' lone tally in the loss. Backlund is up to 24 points, 143 shots on net, 49 hits, 24 PIM and a plus-8 rating through 45 contests while occupying a third-line place in the lineup.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Hands out assist in win

    Backlund notched an assist, six shots on goal and two hits in Saturday's 6-5 win over the Stars. Backlund made an early contribution, setting up an Andrew Mangiapane tally in the opening minute of the game. Over his last nine games, Backlund has three goals, two assists and 41 shots, providing a little bit more offense in addition to his steady defensive work. The 33-year-old center has 23 points, 141 shots on net, 48 hits, 24 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 44 contests this season.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Turning a corner

    Backlund scored a goal in Calgary's 4-3 overtime loss to St. Louis on Tuesday. Backlund found the back of the net at 15:38 of the first period to put Calgary up 2-1. He's contributed nine goals and 22 points in 42 games this season. Backlund was had just two goals and three points in his last 11 contests going into Tuesday's action, but he's showing signs of breaking out of that slump. The 33-year-old's now recorded a point in three of his last four games.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Earns assist in win

    Backlund produced an assist and three shots on goal in Friday's 4-1 win over the Islanders. Backlund helped out on a Blake Coleman goal in the first period. Somewhat surprisingly, this was Backlund's first helper since Dec. 12 -- he's added just three goals over the 10 games in between assists. The 33-year-old center is up to 21 points, 122 shots on net, 42 hits and a plus-7 rating through 40 contests this season while centering the third line and playing in all situations.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Scores in loss

    Backlund scored a goal on eight shots in the Flames' 3-2 loss to the Jets on Tuesday. Backlund tied the game at 2-2 with a backhand on a breakaway with just over eight minutes to play in the third period. This goal snaps Backlund's two-game scoreless streak and gives him 20 points on the season.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Secures game-opening tally

    Backlund scored a goal on four shots during a 2-1 loss to the visiting Oilers on Tuesday. Backlund, who notched his first point in six outings, nearly sent the game into overtime. With goalie Jacob Markstrom pulled for an extra attacker, the 33-year-old center hit the post with four seconds remaining. After converting five goals during his opening 11 appearances this season, Backlund entered Tuesday with only one goal on 63 shots since Nov. 8.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Strikes on power play

    Backlund scored a power-play goal on five shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Canucks. Backlund put the Flames on the board, redirecting a pass from Dillon Dube into the net at 9:40 of the first period. Backlund has a goal and four assists during his five-game point streak, and his last two points have come on the power play as he returns to the second unit in that situation. The center is up to six goals, 18 points, 84 shots, 18 PIM, 34 hits and a plus-6 rating through 30 contests overall.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Adds power-play helper

    Backlund recorded a power-play assist and five shots on goal in Monday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Canadiens. With Elias Lindholm (upper body) out, head coach Darryl Sutter elected to elevate Backlund from the third to first line. Backlund did his part, earning an assist for the fourth straight game, and it doubled as his first power-play point of the year. The 33-year-old has often been reserved for more defensive situations. He's picked up eight helpers in his last nine outings, and he's at 17 points, 79 shots, 34 hits, 16 PIM and a plus-7 rating through 29 contests overall.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Contributes another assist

    Backlund recorded an assist, two hits and two PIM in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs. Backlund has found his playmaking touch in December with six assists in his last five games. He set up Trevor Lewis for a second-period tally Saturday. Backlund now has five goals, 11 assists, 74 shots on net, 33 hits, 16 PIM and a plus-7 rating through 28 contests, but he's lost his role on the second power-play unit. So far, that hasn't lowered his scoring potential, but it could once his even-strength play cools off.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Dishes 10th helper

    Backlund posted an assist and five shots on goal in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets. Backlund has racked up five assists over his last four games and now has 10 helpers on the year. He's also stuck in a month-long goal drought -- his last tally came 16 games ago, Nov. 7 versus the Islanders. The third-liner has been a steady contributor so far, earning 15 points, 73 shots on net, a plus-6 rating and 31 hits through 27 outings.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Posts assist in win

    Backlund logged an assist, two hits and two PIM in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Wild. Backlund helped out on the game-tying goal by Blake Coleman early in the second period. The 33-year-old Backlund has now gone a month without a goal -- he last scored Nov. 7 versus the Islanders with two tallies in that contest. Since then, he's picked up eight assists in 15 outings, giving him 14 points, 68 shots on net, 31 hits, 14 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 26 games overall.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Records three points vs. Capitals

    Backlund registered three assists in Saturday's 5-2 win against Washington. Backlund has five goals and 13 points in 24 games this season. He had just two assists in his last nine contests going into Saturday's game. Maybe his strong performance against the Capitals will ultimately mark the start of a hot streak.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Garners assist in loss

    Backlund posted an assist and two hits in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Hurricanes. Backlund had the secondary helper on a Tyler Toffoli goal in the second period. The assist snapped Backlund's three-game point drought, but he's now gone 10 contests without a goal. The center is at five tallies, five helpers, 56 shots on net, 27 hits and a plus-4 rating through 21 contests -- a similar production rate as he's displayed over the last five seasons.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Deals helper in shootout win

    Backlund produced an assist and six shots on goal in Saturday's 5-4 shootout win over the Panthers. Backlund avoided matching his season high for a games without a point, setting up a Blake Coleman goal in the third period. The steady Backlund has yet to go more than three contests in a row without a point, though he's been limited to three helpers in his last six outings. The center has nine points, 53 shots, 23 hits, 10 PIM and a plus-1 rating in 17 contests overall while playing a key role in all situations.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Supplies shorthanded helper

    Backlund notched a shorthanded assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Jets. Backlund was productive with five points during the Flames' seven-game slide. He stayed warm as they snapped the slump, setting up Trevor Lewis' shortie in the second period that stood as the game-winning goal. Backlund has eight points (two shorthanded) through 14 contests while adding 43 shots on net, 20 hits and 10 PIM. The veteran center should continue to play an all-situations role, and he's right in line with his usual scoring pace.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Stays warm Thursday

    Backlund logged an assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Bruins. Backlund posted two goals and one assist during the Flames' three-game road trip through New York, New Jersey and Boston. The 33-year-old center has five goals, two helpers, 41 shots on net, 18 hits 10 PIM and a minus-1 rating in 13 contests overall. Despite playing on the third line, his usage in all situations has made his ice time resemble that of a top-six forward. Backlund is a solid depth option in fantasy, especially for formats that reward shorthanded production.
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  • Flames' Mikael Backlund: Scores twice Monday

    Backlund scored two goals on five shots, logged four hits and blocked two shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders. Message received -- Backlund was benched late in the third period of Saturday's overtime loss to the Devils and responded with his best game of the year two days later. The center now has five goals, one assist, 37 shots on net, 14 hits, eight PIM and an even plus-minus rating in 11 contests this season. He'll look to sustain his momentum Tuesday in a rematch versus the Devils.
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