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David Backes | #42

RW | 6' 3" | 221 lb | Age: 32 | Boston Bruins
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2016-2017 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
6 1 3 4 2
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
55 13 18 31 -2
2016-2017 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
74 17 21 38 2
Career
GP G A P +/-
801 223 275 498 67
  • 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 Playoffs 6 1 3 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 7.1
Career Playoffs 55 13 18 31 -2 42 3 4 0 0 3 2 109 11.9
2016-2017 74 17 21 38 2 69 2 7 0 0 2 0 175 9.7
NHL Career 801 223 275 498 67 1,038 60 118 4 9 28 2 1,825 12.2
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 Playoffs 6 1 3 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 7.1
Career Playoffs 55 13 18 31 -2 42 3 4 0 0 3 2 109 11.9
2016-2017 74 17 21 38 2 69 2 7 0 0 2 0 175 9.7
NHL Career 801 223 275 498 67 1,038 60 118 4 9 28 2 1,825 12.2
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
OTT APR 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 24 17:38
OTT APR 21 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 35 22:51
OTT APR 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 22 17:40
OTT APR 17 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 22 15:16
OTT APR 15 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 20 14:12
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
OTT APR 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 24 17:38
OTT APR 21 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 35 22:51
OTT APR 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 22 17:40
OTT APR 17 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 22 15:16
OTT APR 15 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 20 14:12

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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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