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Johan Backlund

Johan Backlund  #30

Goalie
NUMBER: 30 BIRTHDATE: July 24, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Skellefteå, Sweden
WEIGHT: 198
Catches: Left
2009-10 Playoffs: Made his playoff debut in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Boston. 
Regular Season: Missed last seven games due to injury (lower body)… Made his NHL debut at PIT on 3/27 - stopped 22 of 24 shots and played 32:00 before departing with a lower body injury … Originally assigned to Adirondack (AHL) on 9/24… was recalled to the Flyers four times throughout the season… Made his North American professional and AHL debut with the Phantoms and recorded his first career AHL win with 26 saves on 10/9 vs. Springfield…Recorded his first career AHL shutout, making 20 saves in a 5-0 win over Syracuse on 11/1… Had six straight wins (12/19-1/15)…Made a season-high 43 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss on 1/22/10 at Binghamton.
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I'm hoping Bob [Murray] didn't go out and get Dany Heatley just to get someone. I'm sure he's excited and motivated.

— Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on general manager Bob Murray's decision to sign Dany Heatley