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Johan Backlund

Born:July 24, 1981Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Skellefteå, SwedenPosition:Goalie
Known For:Catches:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Status:Retired

Johan Backlund (born July 24, 1981) is a former Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender. He previously played in two National Hockey League (NHL) games with the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2009–10 season.

Despite his experience in the NHL, Backlund played several seasons with the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL) before returning to Europe to finish his career in Finland and Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

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Achievements

  • Elitserien Rookie of the Year Nominee (2003)
  • Elitserien All-Star Team (2007)
  • SHL SM Silver Medal (2016)
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