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Backes out for Blues in Game 4

St. Louis captain possibly injured against Sharks

by @NHL /

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes did not take a shift in the second period of Game 4 of the Western Conference Final against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.

Backes ended his last shift with 5:14 remaining in the first period; he fell awkwardly near the end of it but skated off. He played 4:24 on eight shifts.

St. Louis won 6-3, tying the best-of-7 series 2-2.

Video: STL@SJS, Gm4: Backes leaves ice after tough fall


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