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David Backes | #42

RW | 6' 3" | 221 lb | Age: 32 | Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
2016-2017 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
51 12 14 26 -11
Career
GP G A P +/-
778 218 268 486 54
  • 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%
2016-2017 51 12 14 26 -11 54 2 6 0 0 1 0 132 9.1
NHL Career 778 218 268 486 54 1,023 60 117 4 9 27 2 1,782 12.2
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 51 12 14 26 -11 54 2 6 0 0 1 0 132 9.1
NHL Career 778 218 268 486 54 1,023 60 117 4 9 27 2 1,782 12.2
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
SJS FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 17:18
MTL FEB 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 22 17:28
VAN FEB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 18:42
SJS FEB 9 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 7 24 19:28
TOR FEB 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 3 24 16:26
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
SJS FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 17:18
MTL FEB 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 22 17:28
VAN FEB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 18:42
SJS FEB 9 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 7 24 19:28
TOR FEB 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 3 24 16:26

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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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