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Calgary Flames Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Mikael Backlund • #11 • C
2 pts in last 2 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'0", 200 lbs.
Born:Mar 17, 1989 (31 yrs) in Vasteras, SWE
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by Calgary in 2007 (1/24).
Shoots:L
2019-20 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 70 16 29 45 3 26 3 3 3 17:55 157 0.64
On Pace 82 19 34 53 4 30 4 4 4 17:55 184 0.65
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has very good skating ability, two-way ability and the playmaking skills needed to put up points. A determined player, he can be an asset on special teams in the NHL.
Flaws: Needs to continue adding strength to his 6-1 frame in order to better fend off the injury bug. Must also improve his offensive consistency at the highest level.
Career Potential: Solid two-way center, when healthy.
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