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Mikael Backlund

Mikael Backlund

C - CGY

Age: 33

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Mikael Backlund records four points in route of Golden Knights

Mikael Backlund recorded four points (1G, 3A) in a 6-0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Backlund has been underperforming for most of the season (19 points in 42 games) but was bound for a breakthrough eventually. Most managers will be holding on to Backlund in hopes he can find more consistency. If he is able to produce points more regularly, managers may want to "sell high" in a trade.

Reid Oliver15 weeks ago
Mikael Backlund scores in 4-0 win over Bruins

Mikael Backlund scored his fourth of the season on Sunday in a 4-0 win over the Boston Bruins.

Fantasy Impact

Backlund now has points in three straight games. Although he lacks the scoring consistency, he seems to be trending in the right direction.

Reid Oliver26 weeks ago
Mikael Backlund buries twice in Monday's 5-3 loss

Mikael Backlund scored twice in Calgary's 5-3 loss to the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.

Fantasy Impact

Backlund has eight goals, 14 assists, 34 hits, 16 blocks, 104 shots on net and a faceoff percentage of 50.4% in 38 games this season. He is rostered in 16% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, and is playing between Milan Lucic and Andrew Mangiapane on Calgary's third line.

Nic Noseworthy1 year ago
Mikael Backlund scores his sixth of the season

Mikael Backlund scored his sixth of the season assisted by Mangiapane in Wednesday's loss to rival, Edmonton Oilers.

Fantasy Impact

Backlund has six goals, 10 assists, 24 hits, 10 blocks and 76 shots on net in 29 games so far this season. He is rostered in 16% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, and is playing between Lucic and Mangiapane on the Flames' third line.

Nic Noseworthy1 year ago
Mikael Backlund records a goal and two assists in Saturday's victory

Mikael Backlund grabbed a goal and two assists in 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators in Saturday's afternoon game.

Fantasy Impact

Backlund was a +4 with a time on ice of 20:49. He has four goals and seven assists for 11 points in 21 games. As of late he is playing between Tkachuk and Mangiapane, who have been playing very well so that elevates Backlunds' fantasy value. Rostered in 14% of leagues, according to Yahoo.

Nic Noseworthy1 year ago