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DAVID BACKES RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Blues need more from T.J. Oshie, David Backes and Paul Stastny

It takes a team effort to lose three games in a playoff series and a team effort to right the ship and prevent elimination. With that being said, the Blues need to get more out of David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Paul Stastny if they hope to prolong their stay in the 2014-15 playoffs. This trio combined for 159 points over the course of the regular season, but they have just a combined...
Via Frozen Notes
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Video: David Backes swats the puck off the goal line

With the Blues clinging to a 2-1 lead, David Backes swatted Nino Niederreiter’s shot off the goal line after it struck the post, hit Jake Allen and was trickling towards the goal.
Via Frozen Notes
6 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues Giving Away David Backes Rally Towels For Game 1

For their first game of the playoffs, the St. Louis Blues will be giving away David Backes Jersey Rally Towels. It seems like this would be more appropriate if they were losing the series to the Minnesota Wild already, but it’s a very cool giveaway nonetheless. Blues will be giving fans “David Backes jersey” rally […] The post St. Louis Blues Giving Away David Backes Rally...
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Possible first-round playoff matchups

St. Louis Blues Captain David Backes As the St. Louis Blues finish up the regular season, they find themselves holding first place of the Central Division by one point after a win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. This win put the Nashville Predators in second place and the Blackhawks in third place. Holding the wild card spots of the Western Conference, are the dangerous...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues lose to Detroit, but still looking strong

Two former division rivals met for a Sunday afternoon game on March 22. After years of hard fought battles for playoff spots and division dominance, the Red Wings and Blues rivalry has fizzled since the Red Wings moved to the Eastern Conference last season. However, these two teams have a history of gritty and competitive games, and these two teams did not disappoint. St. Louis...
Via isportsweb.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Kris Letang flips David Backes with a hip check

David Backes has dished out plenty of huge hits in his career, but he was on the receiving end of a beautiful Kris Letang hip check on Saturday. This clean hit flipped Backes and thankfully no one was hurt on the play. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post GIF: Kris Letang flips David Backes with a hip check appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues trade rumors: looking for a defenseman

As the NHL Trade Deadline approaches on March 2, teams around the league are looking at their rosters and looking for ways to improve their teams. Some teams will be looking to add players in an attempt to improve their roster and make a push for the playoffs, and other teams will be looking to reshape their roster composition, acquire picks, and maybe decrease their salary cap...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2015  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 16, 2015  |  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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