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Mikael Backlund

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs. (90 kg)

Born: March 17, 1989 in Vasteras, Sweden
Draft: Calgary, 1st round (24th overall), 2007 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Kelowna Rockets
Current salary: $3,575,000
Current cap hit: $3,575,000



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2008-09 19 CGY NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 11 10:44 2 5 28.6 0 0 1 0
2009-10 20 CGY NHL 23 1 9 10 5 6 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 47 2.1 90 290 12:36 100 86 53.8 12 4 10 13
2010-11 21 CGY NHL 73 10 15 25 4 18 8 2 0 1 12 2 1 144 6.9 240 882 12:05 319 345 48.0 35 19 37 26
2011-12 22 CGY NHL 41 4 7 11 -13 16 2 2 0 2 6 1 0 85 4.7 139 631 15:23 225 271 45.4 25 19 29 17
2012-13 23 CGY NHL 32 8 8 16 -6 29 6 2 0 1 6 2 0 88 9.1 145 484 15:07 194 213 47.7 31 19 28 17
2013-14 24 CGY NHL 76 18 21 39 4 32 9 5 4 3 15 6 0 178 10.1 318 1409 18:32 628 694 47.5 64 62 63 40
2014-15 25 CGY NHL 52 10 17 27 4 14 8 0 2 2 16 1 0 103 9.7 193 923 17:45 432 456 48.6 41 33 58 42
Career NHL 298 51 77 128 -2 115 34 11 6 9 64 12 1 646 7.9 1128 4628 15:32 1900 2070 47.9 208 156 226 155

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 19 Calgary Flames NHL 1 8.6 10 5 66.7 10.8 8 5 61.5 4.6 0.0 100.0 100.0 60.0 40.0
2009-10 20 Calgary Flames NHL 23 250.4 264 202 56.7 2.5 203 155 56.7 3.4 9.6 92.5 102.1 58.5 41.5
2010-11 21 Calgary Flames NHL 73 765.9 793 604 56.8 6.6 597 440 57.6 7.3 7.5 91.2 98.7 53.5 46.5
2011-12 22 Calgary Flames NHL 41 537.8 496 480 50.8 3.1 365 358 50.5 3.5 5.2 89.7 94.9 43.6 56.4
2012-13 23 Calgary Flames NHL 32 422.9 402 388 50.9 3.1 297 287 50.9 2.9 7.1 89.8 97.0 45.1 54.9
2013-14 24 Calgary Flames NHL 76 1100.1 1050 954 52.4 7.5 767 664 53.6 8.1 8.2 91.4 99.7 47.1 52.9
2014-15 25 Calgary Flames NHL 52 740.8 654 767 46.0 2.3 474 511 48.1 3.4 10.5 91.3 101.8 39.1 60.9
Career NHL 52 3826.4 3669 3400 51.9 5.0 2711 2420 52.8 5.5 8.0 91.0 99.0 46.4 53.6

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2008-09 19 CGY NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009-10 20 CGY NHL 23 3 0.04 0.39 0.43 0.13 0.26 2.04 1 9 10 3 15 2 8 0 5 0.4 0.6 0.9
2010-11 21 CGY NHL 73 9 0.14 0.21 0.34 0.13 0.25 1.97 11 16 27 10 40 7 35 6 4 1.3 1.1 2.4
2011-12 22 CGY NHL 41 4 0.10 0.17 0.27 0.10 0.39 2.07 5 8 13 5 18 4 30 3 -13 -0.1 0.2 0.2
2012-13 23 CGY NHL 32 6 0.25 0.25 0.50 0.20 0.91 2.75 15 15 30 12 23 8 21 0 -6 1.3 0.3 1.6
2013-14 24 CGY NHL 76 15 0.24 0.28 0.51 0.20 0.42 2.34 20 23 43 17 65 17 58 15 4 2.4 2.0 4.4
2014-15 25 CGY NHL 52 10 0.19 0.33 0.52 0.19 0.27 1.98 11 19 30 11 40 3 43 10 4 1.5 1.2 2.7
Career NHL 298 48 0.17 0.26 0.43 0.16 0.39 2.17 63 90 153 59 201 41 195 34 -2 6.8 5.4 12.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2014-15 25 CGY NHL 11 1 1 2 -1 8 1 0 0 1 30 3.3 48 208 18:52 71 86 45.2 12 9 23 8
Career NHL 11 1 1 2 -1 8 1 0 0 1 30 3.3 48 208 18:52 71 86 45.2 12 9 23 8

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2015-05-05 CGY CGY 4-3 ANA 1 4:24

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2014-15 25 Calgary Flames NHL 11 162.1 136 151 47.4 1.1 95 101 48.5 -1.7 9.0 90.9 99.9 44.0 56.0
Career NHL 11 162.1 136 151 47.4 1.1 95 101 48.5 -1.7 9.0 90.9 99.9 44.0 56.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2004-05 15 Vasteras IK Ungdom U18 Swe-U18 14 5 6 11 14
2005-06 16 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 25 15 16 31 30
2005-06 16 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 12 2 2 4 2 14 2 0 0 1
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK U18 Swe-U18 2 2 1 3 2
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 7 5 4 9 8
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 18 1 2 3 14
2006-07 17 Sweden WJ18-A 6 6 1 7 6
2007-08 18 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 9 7 6 13 20
2007-08 18 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 46 11 4 15 28
2007-08 18 Sweden WJC-A 6 3 4 7 10
2008-09 19 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 2 3 2 5 0
2008-09 19 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 17 4 4 8 39
2008-09 19 Sweden WJC-A 6 5 2 7 6
2008-09 19 Kelowna Rockets WHL 28 12 18 30 10 26 9 3 0 3
2009-10 20 Abbotsford Heat AHL 54 15 17 32 0 26 10 5 0 2 182 8.2
2009-10 20 Sweden WC-A 6 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
2010-11 21 Abbotsford Heat AHL 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2010-11 21 Sweden WC-A 9 3 2 5 4 2 3 0 0 1
2012-13 23 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 23 12 18 30 22
Career 2 Seasons AHL 55 15 17 32 -1 26 10 5 0 2 183 8.2
Career 4 Seasons Swe-Jr. 43 30 28 58 58
Career 2 Seasons Swe-U18 16 7 7 14 16
Career 5 Seasons Sweden-2 116 30 30 60 2 117 2 0 0 1
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 15 3 3 6 7 4 3 0 0 1
Career 1 Season WHL 28 12 18 30 10 26 9 3 0 3
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 6 1 7 6
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 12 8 6 14 16

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2004-05 15 Vasteras IK Ungdom U18 Swe-U18 4 2 1 3 2
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK U18 Swe-U18 1 0 0 0 10
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 5 1 0 1 4
2007-08 18 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 5 4 3 7 0
2008-09 19 Kelowna Rockets WHL 19 13 10 23 16 26 9 3 1 2
2008-09 19 Kelowna Rockets M-Cup 4 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
2009-10 20 Abbotsford Heat AHL 13 1 8 9 5 14 0 1 0 0 39 2.6
Career 1 Season AHL 13 1 8 9 5 14 0 1 0 0 39 2.6
Career 1 Season M-Cup 4 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Swe-Jr. 5 1 0 1 4
Career 2 Seasons Swe-U18 5 2 1 3 12
Career 1 Season Sweden-2 5 4 3 7 0
Career 1 Season WHL 19 13 10 23 16 26 9 3 1 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Mikael Backlund 4.4 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.2 0.0
Hector Marini 92.9 2.4 0.9 0.2 -0.1
Chad Kilger 90.2 2.4 0.7 0.3 -0.1
Kamil Kreps 88.3 2.3 0.8 0.1 0.0
Blair Atcheynum 88.0 2.3 0.9 0.4 -0.1
Ken Kilrea 87.9 1.8 0.9 0.0 0.0
Alex Motter 87.7 1.8 0.7 0.3 -0.1
Bob Girard 87.4 2.7 0.9 0.3 -0.1
Brandon Yip 86.9 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.4
Bo Berglund 85.7 2.0 0.9 0.1
Pascal Rheaume 85.4 2.8 1.0 0.2 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Mikael Backlund 4.4 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.2 0.0
Kamil Kreps 88.3 2.3 0.8 0.1 0.0
Josef Marha 87.6 2.4 1.0 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Brandon Yip 86.9 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.0
Bob Girard 86.9 2.7 0.9 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Bo Berglund 85.7 2.0 0.9 0.1
Ken Kilrea 85.2 1.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Fred Thurier 84.8 2.0 0.8 0.4
Blair Atcheynum 84.7 2.3 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1
Hector Marini 84.5 2.4 0.9 0.2 -0.1 -0.3
John Pohl 83.9 2.4 0.6 0.0 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 4, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Vasteras (Sweden-2), October 4, 2012.

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