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Flames recall Backlund from Heat

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

MIKAEL BACKLUND

CENTRE - CGY
GP: 9 | GOALS: 1 | ASST: 1 | PTS: 2
SOG: 19 | +/-: 0 | TOI: 11:28
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.
SHOOTS: Left
HOW ACQUIRED: 1st round (24th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft
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