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David Backes | #42

RW | 6' 3" | 215 lb | Age: 35 | Boston Bruins
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2018-2019 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
15 2 3 5 1
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
82 17 22 39 -7
2018-2019 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
70 7 13 20 0
Career
GP G A P +/-
928 244 307 551 69
  • David Backes
  • Born: May 1, 1984
  • Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Shoots: Right
  • Draft: 2003 STL, 2nd rd, 32nd pk (62nd overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 Playoffs 15 2 3 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 10
Career Playoffs 82 17 22 39 -7 63 5 6 0 0 4 2 151 11.3
2018-2019 70 7 13 20 0 31 2 7 0 0 1 0 129 5.4
NHL Career 928 244 307 551 69 1,122 64 131 4 10 30 2 2,114 11.5
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 Playoffs 15 2 3 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 10
Career Playoffs 82 17 22 39 -7 63 5 6 0 0 4 2 151 11.3
2018-2019 70 7 13 20 0 31 2 7 0 0 1 0 129 5.4
NHL Career 928 244 307 551 69 1,122 64 131 4 10 30 2 2,114 11.5
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
STL JUN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 09:09
STL JUN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 10:21
STL MAY 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 10:05
STL MAY 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 13 08:50
CAR MAY 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 09:50
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
STL JUN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 09:09
STL JUN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 10:21
STL MAY 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 10:05
STL MAY 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 13 08:50
CAR MAY 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 09:50

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The St. Louis Blues had drafted David Backes, developed him and fully acknowledged what they'd be relinquishing should he exit. But they were unwilling to commit long term to a 32-year-old player, and Backes wanted a measure of security. Unrestricted free agency provided that leverage.

Following two seasons of being on the outside looking in come playoff time, the Boston Bruins were eager to make a splash in free agency, to add size, grit and leadership. So on July 1, 2016, after five seasons as the captain of the Blues, Backes signed a five-year contract with the Bruins.

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