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David Backes | #42

RW | 6' 3" | 221 lb | Age: 33 | Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
41 10 16 26 5
Career
GP G A P +/-
842 233 291 524 72
  • 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%
2017-2018 41 10 16 26 5 27 1 4 0 1 1 0 118 8.5
NHL Career 842 233 291 524 72 1,065 61 122 4 10 29 2 1,943 12
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 41 10 16 26 5 27 1 4 0 1 1 0 118 8.5
NHL Career 842 233 291 524 72 1,065 61 122 4 10 29 2 1,943 12
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
EDM FEB 20 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 17 15:14
CGY FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 18 12:44
VAN FEB 17 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 1 22 18:18
CGY FEB 13 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 15 13:33
NJD FEB 11 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 19 14:11
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
EDM FEB 20 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 17 15:14
CGY FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 18 12:44
VAN FEB 17 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 1 22 18:18
CGY FEB 13 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 15 13:33
NJD FEB 11 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 19 14:11

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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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