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Calgary Flames Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Mikael Backlund • #11 • C
1pts in last 6 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'0", 200 lbs.
Born:Mar 17, 1989 (33 yrs) in Vasteras, SWE
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by Calgary in 2007 (1/24).
Shoots:L
2022-23 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 23 5 5 10 3 12 0 1 1 17:42 62 0.43
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Scouting Report
Coaches love his work ethic, his skating ability and his willingness to play defense--all of which have followed him into his 30s. He is also an excellent penalty killer. His best offensive trait is his skill as a playmaker, but he needs to shoot more to keep opponents from dropping off him. Is ideally a third-line pivot but can play higher up in the lineup.
Long Range Potential: Veteran two-way center.
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