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Backlund registered an assist for the second straight game Wednesday as the Flames fell to the Wild 3-2 in overtime.
Backlund (illness) will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Sharks, Roger Millions of Sportsnet reports.
Backlund is not on the ice for Monday's pregame warmups and is not expected to play against the Jets, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Backlund lit the lamp Wednesday for the sixth time this season, but Calgary lost 6-3 to Anaheim.
Backlund snapped his four-game goal streak but added an assist in a 4-3 overtime victory against the Sharks on Saturday.
Backlund pushed his goal streak to four games with a second-period tally in Thursday's win over the Coyotes.
Backlund scored the game-winning goal on the first shot of the game Saturday against Vancouver.
Backlund (abdominal surgery) returned to the lineup with a bang Wednesday, potting a shorthanded goal, adding an assist and firing four shots on goal in a 3-2 loss to the Red Wings.
Coach Bob Hartley confirmed that Backlund (abdominal surgery) would be activated from IR and play Wednesday against the Red Wings, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Backlund (abdomen) could return to action Wednesday against the Red Wings, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 reports.
Coach Bob Hartley said Friday that Backlund (abdomen) is "very close" to returning to the lineup, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Backlund (abdomen) remains without a timetable for his return, NHL.com's Aaron Vickers reports.
Backlund (abdominal surgery) skated on his own prior to Thursday's practice, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports.
Backlund had an abdominal procedure Wednesday and is now considered week-to-week, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Backlund (abdomen) is skating on his own but still has some conditioning to do before returning to the lineup, according to the Calgary Herald.
Backlund was placed on injured reserve Thursday and is considered week-to-week with an abdominal issue, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.
Backlund is still struggling with an abdominal strain, but coach Bob Hartley is aiming for him to play in the season opener, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports.
Backlund's abdominal strain is worse than originally thought, Kristen Odland of the Calgary Herald reports.