Mikael Backlund RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flames’ Backlund day-to-day with concussion

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mikael Backlund is going to miss the remainder of the World Cup for Team Sweden after he was on the receiving end of a massive hit from Finland’s Sami Lepisto in a first round game on Tuesday. On Friday, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said (via Dan Rosen of NHL.com) that Backlund..." September 24

  • Mikael Backlund Replaces Henrik Zetterberg on Team Sweden

    The Hockey Writers "Team Sweden’s Henrik Zetterberg is injured and will be replaced by Mikael Backlund, head coach Rikard Grönborg announced on Thursday. Zetterberg, 35, was named the captain of Team Sweden on Aug. 11 and all signs had pointed to the Detroit Red Wings forward playing in the tournament. The World..." September 01