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Mikael Backlund     \mih-KIGH-ehl BAHK-luhnd\

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 ▪ Weight: 198 lbs.

Born: March 17, 1989 in Vasteras, Sweden
Draft: Calgary, 1st round (24th overall), 2007 NHL Entry
Contract: 2 years/$3,000,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $1,500,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2008-09 19 CGY NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 11 11:44
2009-10 20 CGY NHL 23 1 9 10 3 5 6 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 47 2.1 290 13:36
2010-11 21 CGY NHL 73 10 15 25 9 4 18 8 2 0 1 12 2 1 144 6.9 882 12:05
2011-12 22 CGY NHL 41 4 7 11 4 -13 16 2 2 0 2 6 1 0 85 4.7 631 15:23
2012-13 23 CGY NHL 32 8 8 16 6 -6 29 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 88 9.1 484 15:07
2013-14 24 CGY NHL 76 18 21 39 15 4 32 9 5 4 3 15 6 0 178 10.1 1409 19:32
Career NHL 246 41 60 101 38 -6 101 26 11 4 7 42 9 1 543 7.6 3706 15:03

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2008-09 19 CGY NHL 1 0.00 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 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 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 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 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 0.24 0.28 0.51 0.20 0.42 2.34 20 23 43 17 0 0 0 0 4 2.4 2.0 4.4
Career NHL 246 0.17 0.24 0.41 0.15 0.41 2.21 52 71 123 48 96 21 94 9 -6 5.3 4.2 9.5

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2004-05 15 Vasteras IK Ungdom U18 Swe-U18 14 5 6 11 0 14 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 16 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 25 15 16 31 0 30 15 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 16 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 12 2 2 4 2 14 2 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK U18 Swe-U18 2 2 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 7 5 4 9 0 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2006-07 17 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 18 1 2 3 0 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2006-07 17 Sweden WJ18-A 6 6 1 7 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2007-08 18 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 9 7 6 13 0 20 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2007-08 18 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 46 11 4 15 0 28 11 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2007-08 18 Sweden WJC-A 6 3 4 7 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 19 VIK Vasteras HK Jr. Swe-Jr. 2 3 2 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 19 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 17 4 4 8 0 39 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 19 Sweden WJC-A 6 5 2 7 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 19 Kelowna Rockets WHL 28 12 18 30 10 26 9 3 0 3 0 0 0:00
2009-10 20 Abbotsford Heat AHL 54 15 17 32 0 26 10 5 0 2 182 8.2 0 0:00
2009-10 20 Sweden WC-A 6 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2010-11 21 Abbotsford Heat AHL 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
2010-11 21 Sweden WC-A 9 3 2 5 4 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
2012-13 23 VIK Vasteras HK Sweden-2 23 12 18 30 0 22 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 55 15 17 32 -1 26 10 5 0 2 183 8.2 0 0:00
Career 4 Seasons Swe-Jr. 43 30 28 58 0 58 30 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons Swe-U18 16 7 7 14 0 16 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 5 Seasons Sweden-2 116 30 30 60 2 117 30 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 15 3 3 6 7 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season WHL 28 12 18 30 10 26 9 3 0 3 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 6 1 7 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 12 8 6 14 0 16 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- 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 2012-13)
Thru 5 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5
Mikael Backlund 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
Mikael Backlund 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 -0.2
Brandon Yip 86.9 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.4
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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