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Toronto Maple Leafs Mid-Season Report

David Backes #42 of the St. Louis Blues attempts to block a pass by Cody Franson #4 of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty Images) A few short weeks ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were sitting pretty good in a playoff spot, but in pure Maple Leafs fashion, the team is looking like an 18-wheeler going off...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues continue strong play despite loss to Detroit Red Wings

The St. Louis Blues headed into their Thursday night home game against the Detroit Red Wings with a record of 27-13-3,  a +33 goal differential, and a 5-game win streak. Although St. Louis was projected to be a powerhouse team, they have had their ups and downs. Previously in the season, the Blues had winning streaks of 7 and 5 games, while also losing 4 games in a row. During...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers bring epic road struggles into matchup with high-powered Blues

David Backes, Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues finally had to work to prevail during this win streak. They may not have to work as hard to score against an opponent enduring its longest road slide in franchise history. The Blues will be heavily favored to notch a fifth straight win and hand the Edmonton Oilers a 13th straight road defeat Tuesday night. St. Louis (26-13...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sonovabench! Semyon Varlamov And David Backes Blow Up And You Probably Sat Them Both

If you are among the many owners who benched Semyon Varlamov, G (W, 54 SV, 0 GA, 1.000%, SHO) and David Backes, C (4 G, 6 SOG, +2) take some solace in the fact that it was the right call. It might sting, but don’t second-guess yourself here. Before either guy found some semblance of their 2014 selves on Wednesday night they were hot garbage with a side of crusty old gym socks so...
Via Razzball Hockey
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Backes scores four goals to lead Blues in 6-0 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- David Backes scored four goals to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 6-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Paul Stastny and Jayden Schwartz also scored for St. Louis and Brian Elliott stopped 23 shots. The Blues outshot the Coyotes 39-23 and won in Arizona for the sixth straight time with a 29-8 scoring in those games. Backes notched his 10th, 11th, 12th...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: David Backes breaks his stick, drags puck down the ice to kill time

Here’s something you may have never seen. David Backes snapped his stick while on the PK but used his skate to drag the puck down the ice in order to kill some time.
Via Frozen Notes
26 days ago  |  Discuss

David Backes had some teeth rebuilt, still needs additional work

It’s been a tough few games for David Backes. The St. Louis captain has been battered with pucks to the mouth and the details of his injury are nothing short of gruesome. Backes has had a lot of work done and remarkably is still playing through the pain even though he will need additional work in the future. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Backes has a series of stitches...
Via Frozen Notes
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues’ David Backes takes puck to the face (VIDEO)

YouTube For dinner tonight, I went simple and had a bagel with peanut butter an some strawberries.  St. Louis Blues winger David Backes involuntarily ate some frozen rubber when he took a shot from teammate T.J. Oshie to the face.  After dropping to the ice, Backes got up and immediately rushed off the ice to the locker room.  He missed the rest of the first period. How he...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Backes takes a puck to the face

This one is painful to watch. David Backes took a slapper from T.J. Oshie right in the face. He immediately left the game, but returned in the second period sporting a full cage. He then left for the remainder of the night after playing four shifts in the second.
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mind games: Hitchcock is coy about Backes' status for Game 4

CHICAGO -- The biggest question going into Game 4 of the Blues-Blackhawks playoff series Wednesday night at United Center is whether Blues center David Backes will play. Coach Ken Hitchcock turned that query into an improv comedy act during his pregame session with reporters early Wednesday afternoon, while shedding no light whatsoever on the status of the Blues' captain, who left...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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