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David Backes | #42

RW | 6' 3" | 215 lb | Age: 34 | Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
2018-2019 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
15 0 1 1 0
Career
GP G A P +/-
873 237 295 532 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 15 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 21 0
NHL Career 873 237 295 532 69 1,095 62 125 4 10 29 2 2,006 11.8
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 15 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 21 0
NHL Career 873 237 295 532 69 1,095 62 125 4 10 29 2 2,006 11.8
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
ARI NOV 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 16 11:41
DAL NOV 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 12:58
COL NOV 14 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 13:23
VGK NOV 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 16 13:41
TOR NOV 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 13:41
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
ARI NOV 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 16 11:41
DAL NOV 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 12:58
COL NOV 14 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 13:23
VGK NOV 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 16 13:41
TOR NOV 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 13:41

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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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