Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today forward Mikael Backlund
has been recalled from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.
Backlund, a native of Vasteras, Sweden has played in nine games with the Calgary Flames this season earning his first career goal and assist. Backlund was named as the Reebok/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 28. In the Abbotsford Heat’s three games that week Backlund recorded two goals, four assists and was a +6. MIKAEL BACKLUND – CENTRE
BORN: Vasteras, SWE DATE: March 17, 1989
HEIGHT: 6’0” WEIGHT: 200 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: 1st round (24th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft