Flames begin extension talks with franchise cornerstone

Sep 25, 2023; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund (11) during the face off against the Seattle Kraken during the second period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

He is entering the final season of a six-year, $32.1M extension signed in 2018, by far the richest deal of his career.


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