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David Backes Is All In With Boston

David Backes wants to be a part of the Boston Bruins and the Boston community. The Boston Bruins biggest move so far this offseason was the signing of forward David Backes. Backes will likely be taking over a top-line position with the Black and Gold. The 32-year old came to Boston for his first official […] Boston Bruins: David Backes Is All In With Boston - Causeway Crowd - Causeway...
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1 day ago

New Bruins Center David Backes Says Boston Seemed ‘Like A Dream Fit’

It’s safe to say Bruins center David Backes is happy to be in Boston. Backes was with the St. Louis Blues for 10 seasons and was team captain for four, so it wasn’t easy for him to join the Bruins in free agency this summer. However, he told NESN’s Tom Caron on “Red Sox First Pitch” before Wednesday’s game against the Detroit Tigers that he was confident he made the right...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shattenkirk for Krejci trade rumor still floating around

Kevin Shattenkirk was supposed to be traded prior to the 2016 NHL Draft. Despite dozens of rumors, a trade never developed. Shattenkirk has remained with the Blues, watching the team deal away Brian Elliott while failing to sign David Backes and Troy Brouwer. Shattenkirk and his agent admitted they were surprised a trade never happened. With the new season rapidly approaching...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Matt Beleskey ‘Hated’ Playing Vs. David Backes, Excited To Have Him Aboard

As a player who spent seven seasons in the NHL’s Western Conference, Boston Bruins winger Matt Beleskey is very familiar with his team’s biggest offseason acquisition: former St. Louis Blues center David Backes. Like Beleskey, Backes, who signed a five-year, $30 million contract with Boston on the first day of NHL free agency, is known for playing a heavy, physical game. And...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign David Backes

On Friday, the Boston Bruins signed former St. Louis Blues forward and captain, David Backes to a five-year deal worth $30 million. The move comes after the team wasn’t able to re-sign winger Loui Eriksson, who signed in Vancouver with the Canucks. #NHLBruins sign forward David Backes to 5-year contract through 2020-21 worth an average annual value of $6 million: https://t.co...
Via Total Sports Live
27 days ago  |  Discuss

David Backes signs with the Boston Bruins

The St. Louis Blues will need to name a new captain as David Backes has signed a deal with the Boston Bruins. The deal is over five years and will pay $6 million per season. Backes in BOS is 5x6 — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2016 Heading into the 2016 NHL Draft and the free agency window, it looked like Backes and the Blues might be able to work out a deal. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Unanswered questions ahead of NHL free agency

There’s nothing that quenches the thirst for hockey during the offseason like free agency. That's mostly because you never know what team is going to come out of the woodwork and make the trade of the summer that puts everyone’s jaws on the floor …Like the Edmonton Oilers trading Taylor Hall straight up to the New Jersey Devils for Adam Larsson.Or the Predators shipping captain...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

David Backes is apparently selling his house

The St. Louis area isn’t too densely populated which makes it relatively easy to bump into Blues skaters around town. David Backes has called Clayton home for a while, but now it appears he’s selling his house which may indicate his future with the Blues might be about to end. Credit to the folks over at the Blues subreddit for finding that Backes’ home is up on the market...
Via Frozen Notes
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Vlasic donates $2,500 to Backes’ charity

The third-round series between the San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues wasn’t exactly a friendly one. Physical, grueling action reigned supreme and there were plenty of questionable/cheap shots after the whistle. Even though the two clubs visibly had a lot of hate, that didn’t stop Marc-Edouard Vlasic from donating to David Backes’ charity after the series wrapped up....
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

David Backes Tearful Interview Sums Up Agony Of Losing In Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Stanley Cup playoffs are a brutal grind, one that gets even more difficult the farther you advance. But for every team except for one, it eventually comes to an end. For some teams, the end comes harder and faster than most. That was the case for the St. Louis Blues, who lost Game 6 of the Western Conference finals to the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night, ending their season...
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May 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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