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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 +/-
28 8 11 19 3
Career
GP G A P +/-
829 231 286 517 70
  • 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 28 8 11 19 3 23 1 4 0 1 1 0 77 10.4
NHL Career 829 231 286 517 70 1,061 61 122 4 10 29 2 1,902 12.1
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 28 8 11 19 3 23 1 4 0 1 1 0 77 10.4
NHL Career 829 231 286 517 70 1,061 61 122 4 10 29 2 1,902 12.1
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
MTL JAN 20 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 20 18:25
NYI JAN 18 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 17 16:01
MTL JAN 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 20 16:35
DAL JAN 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 21 15:41
MTL JAN 13 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 5 17 15:15
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
MTL JAN 20 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 20 18:25
NYI JAN 18 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 17 16:01
MTL JAN 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 20 16:35
DAL JAN 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 21 15:41
MTL JAN 13 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 5 17 15:15

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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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