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Backlund reassigned to Heat

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today forward Mikael Backlund has been reassigned to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

Backlund, a native of Vasteras, Sweden played in nine games with the Calgary Flames during the call-up. He scored his first NHL goal on January 28th in Phoenix and earned his first NHL assist on January 30th versus Edmonton.
BORN: Vasteras, SWE                   DATE:     March 17, 1989
HEIGHT: 6’0”                                    WEIGHT: 200 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: 1st round (24th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft
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