Backlund (lower-body) will play in the Flames season opener.
Backlund has been dealing with a lower-body injury since the late stages of the preseason but is ready to go in Colorado. Backlund, who will centre the second line with familiar linemates (Tkachuk and Frolik) had 21 goals and 26 assists (47 points) last season.
Backlund (lower-body) is questionable for Thursday’s season opener.
Backlund was on the ice for Wednesday’s practice but remains a question mark heading into the first game of the year. Monitor his status during tomorrow’s morning skate and expect Sam Bennett to replace him on the second line if he doesn’t play.
Source: Derek Wills 10/2/19, 2:21 pm EST
Backlund is expected to be back in the Flames lineup on Wednesday.
Backlund was rested on Monday but is expected to replace Sean Monahan in the lineup on Wednesday.
Source: Derek Wills 04/3/19, 2:45 pm EST
Backlund will be rested on Monday.
The Flames have activated Mikael Backlund (undisclosed) from IR; expected to play Sunday.
Backlund (undisclosed) will travel on the Flames three-game road-trip and could play.
Backlund has missed the last three games with an undisclosed injury but could play on the Flames’ three-game road-trip, which starts Saturday afternoon in Minnesota. Monitor his status as the Flames hit the ice for warmups at 1:00 pm on Saturday.
Backlund (undisclosed) will miss at least the next two games.
Backlund (undisclosed) will play on Tuesday.
Backlund missed Monday’s practice but he is good-to-go for tonight’s game vs. the Oilers. Backlund will have Sam Bennett on his wing tonight though because Mathew Tkachuk is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Backlund has just one goal in his last five games.
Backlund will return to Calgary after suffering a concussion at the World Cup of Hockey.
Backlund suffered a concussion while representing Team Sweden at the World Cup of Hockey and he will return to Calgary where he will be reevaluated this week. The 27-year-old has had a tough time staying healthy during his career, but is coming off of a year where he played 82-games for the first time in his career. With two weeks before the start of the regular season, Backlund could be ready for opening night.
The Flames re-signed Mikael Backlund to a three-year deal worth $10.725M.
Backlund, 26, missed 30 games in 2014-15 after undergoing abdominal surgery in late-October. Despite the injury, he managed to post the highest points-per-game of he career by tallying 10 goals and 17 assists (27 points) in 52 games. Backlund is a strong two-way forward who plays in all situations for the Flames.
Backlund (abdomen) will return to the Flames lineup on Wednesday.
Backlund has been out since October 28th because of abdomen surgery. He recorded four points (1G / 3A) in 11 games before getting hurt. Tonight he will return to the lineup on the Flames’ third line with Paul Byron and Mason Raymond.
Source: @NHLFlames 01/7/15, 8:26 am EST
Backlund skated for the first time since abdominal surgery on Monday.
Backlund has been out since October 28th because of abdominal surgery. The Flames never gave a timetable for Backlund’s return, but he is hoping to join the team for practice tomorrow and will go from there.
The Flames placed Mikael Backlund (abdomen) on IR on Thursday.
Backlund is listed as week-to-week with an abdomen injury. With Backlund out the Flames recalled Michael Ferlund from Adirondack (AHL). There is no timetable for Backlund' return.
Backlund (hand) will miss his second straight game Monday.
There is no word when Backlund suffered the hand injury, but it will cost him a second consecutive game tonight in New Jersey. Ken Agostino will stay in the lineup with Backlund sidelined.
So looks like Stempniak, Cammalleri, Backlund, Jackman, and Stajan will all sit this one out. #Flames
The Flames season has been a loss. Roman Cervenka, Brian McGrattan, Akim Aliu, Carter Bancks and Blair Jones will enter the lineup.
Backlund will play tonight. #Flames
Backlund sat out the Flames last game, he will likely replace Roman Cervenka.
Sounds like Mikael Backlund will miss tonight's game in Columbus with Roman Cervenka coming back in. #Flames
Backlund has been dealing with a foot injury, no word if that is what is keeping him out of the lineup. Backlund has seven points in 14 games this season, he has had a hard time staying healthy.
Mikael Backlund with cracked bone..not playing for. #Flames vs #Stars Cervenka looks to be in.
Backlund won't miss a lot of time, but it appears as if he will be out tonight. Make sure to get him out of your lineup. He has seven points in 12 games this season.
#Flames C Mikael Backlund (foot) -- "bone bruise associated with a crack" -- could play tomorrow. Day to day.
Backlund has been banged up all season. He has only appeared in 12 games this season but has been effective scoring seven points.
Mikael Backlund reportedly left the rink Friday night after the game on crutches with his right ankle in walking boot.
No word yet on the extent of the injury, but should have an update Saturday. Friday night was his 4th game back after missing 14 games with an MCL sprain.