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Flames’ Backlund day-to-day with concussion

World Cup Of Hockey 2016 - Team Finland v Team Sweden

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 20: Mikael Backlund #11 of Team Sweden is hit by Sami Lepisto #18 of Team Finland during the third period during the World Cup of Hockey tournament at the Air Canada Centre on September 20, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Sweden shutout Finland 2-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Mikael Backlund is going to miss the remainder of the World Cup for Team Sweden after he was on the receiving end of a massive hit from Finland’s Sami Lepisto in a first round game on Tuesday.

On Friday, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said (via Dan Rosen of that Backlund has a concussion as a result of the hit and is currently listed as being “day-to-day.”

The 27-year-old Backlund is coming off of a career year for the Flames that saw him record new career highs in goals (21), assists (26) and points (47) in 82 games.

Backlund appeared in two World Cup games for Sweden and did not record a point. He did not play in Sweden’s thrilling 4-3 overtime loss to Team North America on Wednesday.

Sweden will play in the semifinals on Sunday against Team Europe.