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David Backes | #42

RW | 6' 3" | 221 lb | Age: 34 | Boston Bruins
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2017-2018 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
12 2 1 3 -6
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
67 15 19 34 -8
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
57 14 19 33 2
Career
GP G A P +/-
858 237 294 531 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%
2017-2018 Playoffs 12 2 1 3 -6 19 2 2 0 0 1 0 22 9.1
Career Playoffs 67 15 19 34 -8 61 5 6 0 0 4 2 131 11.5
2017-2018 57 14 19 33 2 53 2 6 0 1 1 0 160 8.8
NHL Career 858 237 294 531 69 1,091 62 124 4 10 29 2 1,985 11.9
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 Playoffs 12 2 1 3 -6 19 2 2 0 0 1 0 22 9.1
Career Playoffs 67 15 19 34 -8 61 5 6 0 0 4 2 131 11.5
2017-2018 57 14 19 33 2 53 2 6 0 1 1 0 160 8.8
NHL Career 858 237 294 531 69 1,091 62 124 4 10 29 2 1,985 11.9
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
TBL MAY 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 14 06:53
TBL MAY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 17 10:47
TBL MAY 2 0 0 0 -2 7 0 0 0 10 06:09
TBL APR 30 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 2 16 14:27
TBL APR 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 15:47
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
TBL MAY 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 14 06:53
TBL MAY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 17 10:47
TBL MAY 2 0 0 0 -2 7 0 0 0 10 06:09
TBL APR 30 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 2 16 14:27
TBL APR 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 15:47

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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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