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Bruins Place David Backes On Waivers For Purpose Of Assignment

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / Boston Bruins

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 17, that the team has placed forward David Backes on waivers for the purpose of assignment to Providence. 

Backes, 35, has produced one goal and two assists for three points in 16 games with Boston this season. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound forward has skated in 944 career NHL games, totaling 245 goals and 309 assists for 554 points. 

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