Picture of Mikael Backlund. He has signed a two-year contract extension with the Flames.
The Calgary Flames have signed forward Mikael Backlund to an two-year contract extension worth $9 million.

In recent Calgary Flames news, it has been announced that they have signed forward Mikael Backlund to a two-year contract valued at $9 million.

Was this a huge overpay for Backlund, or is he worth every penny? I will let you decide in the comments below.

At the 2007 NHL entry draft, the Calgary Flames selected Mikael Backlund in the first round as the 24th overall pick. Throughout his 15-season career, he has played 908 games and accumulated 492 points. He has also scored 22 playoff points in 42 games.

Backlund’s new contract does not feature a no-trade clause or signing bonus.

What does the Mikael Backlund contract mean for the Calgary Flames?

To get an idea of how Mikael Backlund’s contract impacts the Calgary Flames’ projected cap space for the 2023-24 season, check out the updated salary cap information for the team.

The Flames currently have $-213,333 available cap space for the coming season.

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Mikael Backlund contract breakdown



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