2014-15: Has played 1 of the last 3 games, dressing 4/8 at WSH ... His assist 3/22 at TB is his lone point in his last 11 games ... Played his 700th NHL game 2/10 vs DAL ... Multi-pt gms: 0 Fighting Majors: 5 ... Inj: 3 ... DND: 2
Tm Rec in Lineup: 36-22-12 ... Out: 2-3-1 ... w/G: 5-1-0 ... w/A: 3-3-0 ... w/Pt: 8-4-0 ... PP Pts: 0-0=0 ... GW Pts: 2-1=3
Fun Fact: He and his father Colin are just 6th father-son duo to both play 600+ NHL games
Son of Colin Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2003) George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup - Most Sportsmanlike Player) (2003) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2003)
Traded to Boston by Florida with Nathan Horton for Dennis Wideman, Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Derek Forbert) in 2010 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Kyle Rau) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 22, 2010.
That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.
— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3