Mikael Backlund

Calgary Flames #11 - Center

  • Born: 03/17/89
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 198
2013-14 Flames 76 18 21 39 4 32 5 4 3 178

Five Questions with Matchsticks & Gasoline

Before another epic Battle of Alberta, we asked one of the folks at Matchsticks & Gasoline five questions about the Calgary Flames. Not one of the questions was, why would anyone willingly cheer for Calgary?

Mikael Backlund is not going to Sochi

Early reports suggested Backlund would be Henrik Sedin's replacement after the Canucks forward pulled out due to injury, but they were inaccurate.

What's The Frequency, Ladislav?

The Flames answered the bell, at least for two games.

State of the Flamesion Address

The kids are better than all right.

Tuesday's Coyotes Tracks - bombed in the 'Peg

The Coyotes fall to Winnipeg making it three straight, so what is the problem? Plus, a win streak for the Sundogs and a roller rink at Dodger Stadium.

Links: Team Worth Released, Nolan On Team Issues

Forbes released their yearly NHL values, with the Sabres placed as the 22nd most valuable franchise. On the ice, the Ted Nolan honeymoon period seems to be wearing off with the team.

Carter Ashton Suspended

Watch the suspension video and see how many games he got...

Bits: Waiting for Bettman (and a new schedule)

Matt Moulson plays in a charity game, Frans Nielsen may have an evil twin and other links to stories from around the NHL.

Huzzah! Flames Re-Sign Mikael Backlund

The Flames announced today that they have signed centre MIkael Backlund to a two-year, $3M contract.

Flames Add Billins to Blueline, Re-Sign Butler

The Flames signed undrafted free agent defenceman Chad Billins and re-signed RFA defenceman Chris Butler on the first day of NHL free agency.

The Best and Worst of the 2013 Flames, Part I

Looking back at the most memorable moments and developments over the course of the Flames' 2013 season.


Hanowski scores first NHL goal (VIDEO)

The former St. Cloud State forward wasted no time in his NHL debut. Hanowski, who scored 17 goals with the Huskies this season, beat Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom Monday night for his first professional goal.

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