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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 +/-
12 2 2 4 -3
Career
GP G A P +/-
813 225 277 502 64
  • 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 12 2 2 4 -3 17 0 0 0 1 1 0 32 6.3
NHL Career 813 225 277 502 64 1,055 60 118 4 10 29 2 1,857 12.1
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 12 2 2 4 -3 17 0 0 0 1 1 0 32 6.3
NHL Career 813 225 277 502 64 1,055 60 118 4 10 29 2 1,857 12.1
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
WSH DEC 14 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 18 15:07
DET DEC 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 19 13:46
NYI DEC 9 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 3 17 11:30
ARI DEC 7 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 4 22 17:23
NSH DEC 4 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 3 23 19:20
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
WSH DEC 14 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 18 15:07
DET DEC 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 19 13:46
NYI DEC 9 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 3 17 11:30
ARI DEC 7 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 4 22 17:23
NSH DEC 4 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 3 23 19:20

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They had, over the course of a decade, become identified with one another.

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

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