Confirmed with Link: Flames sign Backlund 6 years x 5.35M

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  1. Ferkland

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    "Backlund's gonna be gone" doomsdayers in shambles. :popcorn:

    What a great day.
     
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    I got the 1st post! I wasn't sure how to post the tweet. Cool that it does it by itself now.
     
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    Glad to see Backlun re-signed.
     
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    I literally fist pumped when I saw this.

    Backs means more to this team than can be put into dollars or numbers. Really glad we got him locked up long term.
     
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    Give this guy an 'A' already.
     
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    Great contract. One year longer than the ideal contract but great signing.
     
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    Great deal. Thought the lowest we could get was going to be 5.5, guess that's what the 6th year is for.

    Treliving nailing it again.
     
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    Can I swear? I'm gonna swear.

    That's a f****** steal!!

    I could cry I'm so happy
     
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    I dunno. He'll be 35 at the conclusion of the contract, and with the type of player he is and how his developmental trajectory has been, I doubt that 35-year-old Mikael Backlund will be significantly worse than what he is right now.
     
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    He's actually wearing one right now with Brouwer out.
     
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    So happy. It's quite awesome to see a player that the Flames drafted grow into such an important part of the team. Love it.
     
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    That main board banter
     
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    Hopefully he keeps it over Troy “Must be good in the locker room, because he’s useless on the ice most of the time” Brouwer
     
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    Looks like the team gave up the extra year to bring the cap hit down. Great contract all in all though.
     
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    Well, Mikael, let me be the first to say it's "My fiancée Frida and I..."*
     
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    I was really hopeful when I heard 4.5 but this is still a great contract
     
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    Backlund haters in SHAMBLES.

    What a signing, what a player. Weird that Backlund lives with his sister though.
     
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    Very nice signing-love it
     
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    Shambles haters in SHAMBLES.

    Good signing tho
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