Mikael Backlund is dealing with a hand injury.
Mikael Backlund got a goal in the Flames' 3-2 setback versus the Coyotes on Saturday night.
The Calgary Flames are all but mathematically eliminated but center Mikael Backlund insists his team won't be tanking.
Mikael Backlund had two goals and an assist in Calgary's 7-2 win over Anaheim Wednesday night.
Mikael Backlund was held off the scoresheet on Saturday for only the second time in his last seven games.
Mikael Backlund wasn't named as Sweden's injury replacement for the 2014 Winter Games.
Mikael Backlund continued his torrid stretch Thursday as he potted a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the Islanders.
According to reports out of Sweden, Mikael Backlund will replace Henrik Sedin on the Swedish Men's Hockey team.
Mikael Backlund has been named the NHL's third star of the week.
Mikael Backlund scored twice -- including the overtime winner -- in the Flames' 4-3 victory against the Wild on Saturday night.
Center Mikael Backlund of the Calgary Flames is turning into a first-rate fantasy player.
Mikael Backlund scored two goals in Calgary's 5-4 overtime win against Chicago Tuesday night.
Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley feels Mikael Backlund is the team's best player right now.
Mikael Backlund scored a goal for the Flames in Monday's 2-0 win over the Hurricanes.