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Mikael Backlund News Tweets (Player Profile)

Sounds like Backlund has told Sweden he won’t be participating at the World Championship.

He’s going to take some tim…

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 19, 2024

Oliver Kylington day-to-day after not practicing today, per head coach Ryan Huska.

Mikael Backlund missed practice fo…

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 8, 2024

That’s a pretty good indicator that Backlund should be good to go tonight against Edmonton.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 6, 2024

Mikael Backlund is on the ice for warmup tonight. Looks like he’s good to go vs. Edmonton.

Backlund was a game time d…

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 6, 2024

Huska mentioned Zary and Pospisil as possibilities at centre but said he thinks Backlund ultimately suits up #Flames

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 6, 2024

Mikael Backlund is a game-time decision for tonight’s Battle of Alberta (undisclosed)

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Apr 6, 2024

Mikael Backlund scores a shorthanded goal and makes it 2-1 Calgary.

If you're wondering...

Flames PPGs in 2023-24: 11

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Dec 18, 2023

There are six NHL players with 0 goals on 20-or-more shots this season…two of them are #Flames - Mikael Backlund and Nazem Kadri.

The others? Matthew Tkachuk, Roman Josi, Johnny Gaudreau and Scott Laughton.

All good to great players who haven’t had any puck luck. Maybe…

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Oct 26, 2023

Shots off the rush (per game)1. Jack Hughes - 4.172. Nathan Mackinnon- 3.173. Tage Thompson - 3.144. Mikael Backlund - 2.71

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Oct 26, 2023

#Flames have made it official.

Two-year contract extension for Mikael Backlund at $4.5 million.

Backlund has also been named the 21st captain in franchise history.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Sep 27, 2023

Via Google Translate: "I'm ready to come back and play the season and if it goes great I might want to extend after the season. If it doesn't go well, we'll see what happens."#Flames

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Jul 18, 2023