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Worlds Numerology: Mikael Backlund

by Torie Peterson / Calgary Flames
10 Mikael Backlund suited up for 10 games at the 2014 World Championship in Belarus. He and the Swedes captured bronze, downing the Czech Republic 3-0 in their final game at the tournament.
5 Backlund scored five goals in 10 games, tying Joakim Lindstrom for the lead amongst Swedish skaters.
2 Two of the forward's goals were game-winners, tied for the lead amongst Swedish skaters.
8 The pivot picked up eight points in the tournament.
35 Backlund put 35 shots on net, second amongst Swedish skaters.
17:50 Backlund averaged 17:50 in ice time at the tournament.
60 The 25-year-old donned number 60 at the tournament.
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