Johan Backlund (G)
|Birth place:||Skelleftea, Sweden|
2009-10: Attended the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) training campâ€¦Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) on 9/24/09â€¦Recalled to Philadelphia on 9/27/09â€¦Returned to Adirondack on 10/4/09, after dressing as the backup in the Flyers first two regular season gamesâ€¦Made his North American professional and AHL debut with the Phantoms and recorded his first career AHL win with 26 saves on 10/9/09 vs. Springfieldâ€¦Recorded his first career AHL shutout, making 20 saves in a 5-0 win over Syracuse on 11/1/09â€¦Played in his 300th career Pro game on 11/4/09 at Bridgeportâ€¦Recorded his second shutout of the season with 25 saves on 11/18/09 vs. Torontoâ€¦Recalled to Philadelphia (NHL) on 12/8/09â€¦Returned to Adirondack (AHL) on 12/16/09 after serving as the Flyers backup goalie for five gamesâ€¦Played his 18,000th career Pro minute and stopped a season-high 36 shots in a 4-3 win on 12/19/09 at Worcesterâ€¦Recalled for the third time this year by Philadelphia (NHL) on 12/22/09â€¦Returned to Adirondack (AHL) on 12/26/09â€¦Won his third straight start with 17 saves on 12/30/09 at Albanyâ€¦Played his 20th game of the season, won his fifth straight start and recorded one assist for his first career North American pro point on 1/6/10 at Albanyâ€¦Grabbed his sixth straight win with 35 saves on 1/15/10 at Norfolkâ€¦Made a season-high 43 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss on 1/22/10 at Binghamton.
2008-09: Completed his third year with TimrÃ¥ IK in the Swedish Elite Leagueâ€¦Helped his club finish with a 19-24-4 record (8th place) during the regular seasonâ€¦Appeared in five of TimrÃ¥â€™s SEL playoff games; they won three of the first four games of their quarterfinal series with HV71 JÃ¶nkÃ¶ping, then dropped the final three to lose in seven games.
CAREER NOTES: Signed as free agent with the Flyers on March 26, 2009â€¦Represented Sweden in the 2007 IIHF World Championship in Moscow, Russiaâ€¦Won four of his six starts, including two shutouts as Sweden reached the semifinals before losing to Canada 4-1 and then lost to Russia 3-1 in the Bronze Medal game.
JUNIORS: Played four years for his hometown SkellefteÃ¥ AIK as a junior-aged player in the Swedish first divisionâ€¦In 102 career games for SkellefteÃ¥, he had 2.60 goals-against average, a 0.902 save percentage, 13 shutouts, 2,366 saves and 5,954 minutes.
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|Regular Season Stats|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Adirondack Phantoms||1||0||31||15||0.00||1.000||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000||0|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Adirondack Phantoms||33||104||1900||838||3.28||0.890||10||19||0||0||0||3||5||12||0.583||0|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Adirondack Phantoms||41||114||2451||1102||2.79||0.906||21||17||0||0||1||2||6||15||0.600||2|