4:23 AM EDT, Sat November 01, 2014

Flames recall Michael Ferland, Mikael Backlund out week-to-week

The bodies just keep piling up. Yesterday, the Flames placed Matt Stajan on the injury reserve, and called up Markus Granlund to replace him. Today, it's been announced that Mikael Backlund will be out on a week-to-week basis, and Michael Ferland will get his first NHL games in. #Flames have summoned Michael Ferland from the AHL. Mikael Backlund is on IR - week-to-week due to his abdominal issue.— Randy Sportak (@SUNRandySportak) October 30, 2014 Backlund was held out for much of training camp with an abdominal strain, but was able to start the season on time. It may have just now,...

Gaudreau, Setoguchi back in against the Winnipeg Jets as the Calgary Flames look to close off road-trip on a high note

Looks like there’s a mix-up for tonight’s game with Joe Colborne moving up to the top line alongside Sean Monahan and Jiri Hudler. Meanwhile, Johnny Gaudreau draws back into the mix with Mikael Backlund and Mason Raymond and former Jet …
Calgary Herald Oct 2, 2014

Backlund weathers injury scare, prepares for big season with Calgary Flames

CALGARY - Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley says he's sleeping easier where Mikael Backlund is concerned.
Calgary Herald Oct 2, 2014
Flames not ruling out Backlund for Game 1

Flames not ruling out Backlund for Game 1

Mikael Backlund’s abdominal ailment has progressed to the point that he may practise with the main group Friday morning. (Injured wingers Mason Raymond and David Jones might also take that step.)

Mikael Backlund Photos

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