Mikael Backlund

Age 29 March 17, 1989
Vasteras SWE
Center shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
200 lbs 91 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2016
Agent J.P. Barry
Draft Year 2007
Drafted Overall 24
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Calgary Flames
Transaction History
Dec 16, 2018 Activated Calgary Flames Activated C Mikael Backlund from injured reserve.
Feb 16, 2018 Calgary Flames Signed C Mikael Backlund to a six-year, $32.1 million contract extension.
Jun 20, 2015 Calgary Flames Re-signed C Mikael Backlund to a three year, one-way contract worth $10,725,000.
Oct 30, 2014 Injured Calgary Flames Placed C Mikael Backlund on IR.
Jul 10, 2013 Calgary Flames Signed C Mikael Backlund to a two-year, $3 million contract.
Feb 8, 2013 Injured Calgary Flames Placed C Mikael Backlund on IR.
Jan 2, 2011 Assigned Calgary Flames (Mikael Backlund) Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats
Mikael Backlund GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Calgary Flames 43 10 15 25 22 22 620 62.26 51.45 -2.12 55.23 3.24 0.77 2.03
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2003-2004 Västmanland TV-Pucken 8 5 1 6 8
Västerås IK U16 U16 SM 3 1 3 4 4
2004-2005 Västmanland TV-Pucken 8 6 2 8 4
Västerås IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 14 5 6 11 14 Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 6 9 2 11 8
Västerås IK U16 U16 SM 3 3 1 4 4
2005-2006 Västmanland TV-Pucken 8 11 6 17 6
Västerås IK J20 SuperElit 25 15 16 31 30
Västerås IK Allsvenskan 12 2 2 4 14
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 7 6 7 13 10
Sweden U18 WJC-18 3 1 0 1 0
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 14 2 0 2 6
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Västerås IK Allsvenskan 18 1 2 3 14
Draft Yr Västerås IK J20 SuperElit 7 5 4 9 8 Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr Västerås IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 2 2 1 3 2 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr Sweden U18 WJC-18 6 6 1 7 6
Draft Yr Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 16 7 3 10 14
2007-2008 Västerås IK Allsvenskan 37 9 4 13 24
Västerås IK J20 SuperElit 9 7 6 13 20
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 3 4 7 10
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 15 7 8 15 10
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 5 3 2 5 6
Västerås IK Kvalserien SHL 9 2 0 2 4
2008-2009 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 15 10 6 16 10
Västerås IK Allsvenskan 17 4 4 8 39
Västerås IK J20 SuperElit 2 3 2 5 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 5 2 7 6
Calgary Flames NHL 1 0 0 0 0 9 57.82 -4.84 69.41 9.99 0.00 0.00
Kelowna Rockets WHL 28 12 18 30 26 Playoffs 19 13 10 23 0
Kelowna Rockets M-Cup 4 0 4 4 2
2009-2010 Abbotsford Heat AHL 54 15 17 32 26 Playoffs 13 1 8 9 0
Calgary Flames NHL 23 1 9 10 6 257 61.90 53.83 1.23 57.01 4.34 0.23 2.33
Sweden WC 6 0 1 1 2
Sweden (all) International 6 0 1 1 2
2010-2011 Calgary Flames NHL 73 10 15 25 18 757 53.33 57.50 4.67 56.58 6.82 0.63 1.59
Abbotsford Heat AHL 1 0 0 0 0
Sweden WC 9 3 2 5 2
Sweden (all) International 12 3 3 6 4
Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 2
2011-2012 Calgary Flames NHL 41 4 7 11 16 527 35.90 51.15 3.03 51.43 5.49 0.23 0.91
2012-2013 Calgary Flames NHL 32 8 8 16 29 416 39.39 55.02 8.00 50.12 4.37 0.86 1.59
Västerås IK Allsvenskan 23 12 18 30 22
Sweden (all) International 3 0 1 1 0
Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Calgary Flames NHL 76 18 21 39 32 1,055 51.35 49.47 4.31 51.05 7.54 0.40 1.14
Sweden WC 10 5 3 8 29
Sweden (all) International 13 7 5 12 29
Sweden EHT 3 2 2 4 0
2014-2015 Calgary Flames NHL 52 10 17 27 14 707 49.15 49.33 4.44 46.30 2.56 0.51 1.70 Playoffs 11 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Calgary Flames NHL 82 21 26 47 28 1,018 56.63 52.56 4.54 51.87 5.65 0.71 1.77
Sweden (all) International 12 5 1 6 4
Sweden WC 8 3 1 4 4
2016-2017 Calgary Flames NHL 81 22 31 53 36 1,011 53.09 51.50 4.76 54.65 5.67 0.77 1.66 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
Sweden WCup 2 0 0 0 0
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 2
2017-2018 Calgary Flames NHL 82 14 31 45 78 1,105 40.43 52.44 -0.59 55.67 3.58 0.49 1.47
Sweden WC 10 2 7 9 6
Sweden (all) International 13 2 8 10 6
Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 0
2018-2019 Calgary Flames NHL 43 10 15 25 22 620 62.26 51.45 -2.12 55.23 3.24 0.77 2.03
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date February 16, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent J.P. Barry
Buyout Calculator
Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $32,100,000 6.73% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000
UFA
AAV $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $4,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $4,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000
Minors Salary $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $4,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000 $5,350,000
Clauses NTC NTC NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date June 20, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent J.P. Barry
Standard Contract | 3 Years $10,725,000 5.01% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $3,575,000 $3,575,000 $3,575,000
UFA
AAV $3,575,000 $3,575,000 $3,575,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,575,000 $3,575,000 $3,575,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,575,000 $3,575,000 $3,575,000
Minors Salary $3,575,000 $3,575,000 $3,575,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 10, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,000,000 2.33% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $1,500,000 $1,500,000
RFA
AAV $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,450,000 $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $50,000 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 5, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $725,000 1.21% of cap space
2012-2013
Cap Hit $725,000
RFA
AAV $725,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $725,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $725,000
Minors Salary $725,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 2, 2008
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $3,900,000 1.54% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $875,000 $845,833 $845,833 $845,833
RFA
AAV $1,300,000 $1,270,833 $1,270,833 $1,270,833
Performance Bonuses $0 $425,000 $425,000 $425,000
Base Salary $0 $787,500 $787,500 $787,500
Signing Bonuses $87,500 $87,500 $87,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $875,000 $875,000 $787,500
Minors Salary $0 $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year