Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that
Backlund has been assigned to the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey
League.Backlund played one game with the Calgary Flames after joining the club
at the conclusion of winning a silver medal with Team Sweden at the 2009 IIHF
World Junior Championship.
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