Mikael Backlund

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'0" / 184 cm
  • Weight
    198 lbs / 90 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    23/24

Backlund has above average skating ability, is strong physically and somewhat aggressive. He is also equipped with good hands and hockey sense. His technical skills along with his passes and goal scoring/release ability make him an intriguing prospect. Could, however, work on his defensive game and consistency.

Uncle: Gary Sundgren (external link)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 VIK Västerås HK U16 U16 SM 3 1 3 4 4 1 |
2004-05 VIK Västerås HK U16 U16 SM 3 3 1 4 4 -2 |
VIK Hockey Ungdom J18 J18 Allsvenskan 14 5 6 11 14 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 2
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 6 9 2 11 8 |
2005-06 VIK Hockey Ungdom J20 SuperElit 25 15 16 31 30 |
VIK Västerås HK Allsvenskan 12 2 2 4 14 2 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 7 6 7 13 10 |
Sweden U18 WJC-18 3 1 0 1 0 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 14 2 0 2 6 |
2006-07 VIK Västerås HK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 2 2 1 3 2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 10
VIK Västerås HK J20 SuperElit 7 5 4 9 8 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 4
VIK Västerås HK Allsvenskan 18 1 2 3 14 1 |
Sweden U18 WJC-18 6 6 1 7 6 0 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 16 7 3 10 14 |
2007-08 VIK Västerås HK J20 SuperElit 9 7 6 13 20 |
VIK Västerås HK Allsvenskan 37 9 4 13 24 -1 | Kvalserien SHL 9 2 0 2 4 -3
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 5 3 2 5 6 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 3 4 7 10 3 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 15 7 8 15 10 |
2008-09 VIK Västerås HK J20 SuperElit 2 3 2 5 0 |
VIK Västerås HK Allsvenskan 17 4 4 8 39 -3 |
Calgary Flames NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Kelowna Rockets WHL 28 12 18 30 26 10 | Playoffs 19 13 10 23 26 16
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 5 2 7 6 -1 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 15 10 6 16 10 |
2009-10 Calgary Flames NHL 23 1 9 10 6 5 |
Abbotsford Heat AHL 54 15 17 32 26 0 | Playoffs 13 1 8 9 14 5
Sweden WC 6 0 1 1 2 3 |
Sweden (all) International 6 0 1 1 2 3 |
2010-11 Calgary Flames NHL 73 10 15 25 18 4 |
Abbotsford Heat AHL 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
Sweden WC 9 3 2 5 2 4 |
Sweden (all) International 12 3 3 6 4 4 |
2011-12 Calgary Flames NHL 41 4 7 11 16 -13 |
2012-13 VIK Västerås HK Allsvenskan 23 12 18 30 22 13 |
Calgary Flames NHL 32 8 8 16 29 -6 |
Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Sweden (all) International 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
2013-14 Calgary Flames NHL 76 18 21 39 32 4 |
Sweden EHT 3 2 2 4 0 1 |
Sweden “A” WC 10 5 3 8 29 3 |
Sweden (all) International 13 7 5 12 29 4 |
2014-15 Calgary Flames NHL 52 10 17 27 14 4 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 8 -1
2015-16 Calgary Flames NHL 82 21 26 47 28 10 |
Sweden “A” WC 8 3 1 4 4 -2 |
Sweden (all) International 12 5 1 6 4 -2 |
2016-17 Calgary Flames NHL 81 22 31 53 36 9 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0 -3
Sweden WCup 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2017-18 Calgary Flames NHL 82 14 31 45 78 -21 |
Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 0 0 |
Sweden “C” WC 10 2 7 9 6 7 |
Sweden (all) International 3 0 1 1 0 0 |
2018-19 Calgary Flames “A” NHL - - - - - |
2017-18 NHL stats powered by NHL.com
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Västmanland TV-Pucken 8 5 1 6 8 |
2004-05 Västmanland TV-Pucken 8 6 2 8 4 |
2005-06 Västmanland TV-Pucken 8 11 6 17 6 |
2008-09 Kelowna Rockets M-Cup 4 0 4 4 2 1 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 55 15 17 32 0.58 26 -1 | 13 1 8 9 0.69 14 5
Allsvenskan 107 28 30 58 0.54 113 12 | 9 2 0 2 0.22 4 -3
EHT 12 2 5 7 0.58 2 2 |
International 52 15 12 27 0.52 41 9 |
International-Jr 78 44 28 72 0.92 64 0 |
J18 Allsvenskan 16 7 7 14 0.88 16 0 | 5 2 1 3 0.60 12 0
M-Cup 4 0 4 4 1.00 2 1 |
NHL 543 108 165 273 0.50 257 -4 | 15 2 3 5 0.33 8 -4
SuperElit 43 30 28 58 1.35 58 0 | 5 1 0 1 0.20 4 0
TV-Pucken 24 22 9 31 1.29 18 0 |
U16 SM 6 4 4 8 1.33 8 -1 |
WC 43 13 14 27 0.63 43 15 |
WCup 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
WHL 28 12 18 30 1.07 26 10 | 19 13 10 23 1.21 26 16
WJC-18 9 7 1 8 0.89 6 2 |
WJC-20 12 8 6 14 1.17 16 2 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/17/2018
02/17/2018 Extension Calgary Flames Calgary Flames
06/20/2015
06/20/2015 Extension Calgary Flames Calgary Flames
07/10/2013
07/10/2013 Extension Calgary Flames Calgary Flames
10/04/2012
10/04/2012 Confirmed Calgary Flames VIK Västerås HK
07/05/2012
07/05/2012 Extension Calgary Flames Calgary Flames
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2007, 1 #43 overall by Kelowna Rockets in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for Kelowna Rockets

Cult/Star player for VIK Västerås HK

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