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USA David Backes
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Peter Cehlárik 2 3 3 6
2. Marek Hrivík 2 0 6 6
3. Carter Camper 2 2 2 4
4. Joonas Rask 1 1 3 4
5. Adam Tambellini 1 1 3 4
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW/C
Age
36
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
20/21
Cap Hit
$4,500,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

Backes is a terrific all-around center. He has the size, grit and scoring ability needed to play the power forward game. Can hit really hard and shut down other offensive forwards.
On the downside, he can take some unnecessary penalties at times.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2011)

Cousin: Alev Baysoy

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 Spring Lake Park High USHS-MN 24 17 20 37 - | -
2000-01 Spring Lake Park High USHS-MN 24 29 46 75 - | -
2001-02 Spring Lake Park High “C” USHS-MN 25 31 36 67 - | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 -
Lincoln Stars USHL 30 11 10 21 54 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2
2002-03 Lincoln Stars USHL 55 28 39 67 122 | Playoffs 6 4 1 5 17
2003-04 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 39 16 21 37 66 | -
2004-05 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 38 17 23 40 55 -9 | -
2005-06 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) “C” NCAA 38 13 29 42 91 4 | -
Peoria Rivermen AHL 12 5 5 10 10 6 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 8 3
2006-07 St. Louis Blues NHL 49 10 13 23 37 6 | -
Peoria Rivermen AHL 31 10 3 13 47 -10 | -
USA WC 7 1 2 3 6 4 | -
2007-08 St. Louis Blues NHL 72 13 18 31 99 -11 | -
USA WC 6 0 1 1 35 2 | -
2008-09 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 31 23 54 165 -3 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 10 1
USA WC 9 1 4 5 33 3 | -
2009-10 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 79 17 31 48 106 -4 | -
USA OG 6 1 2 3 2 4 | -
2010-11 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 82 31 31 62 93 32 | -
2011-12 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 82 24 30 54 101 15 | Playoffs 9 2 2 4 18 -5
2012-13 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 48 6 22 28 62 5 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0 0
2013-14 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 74 27 30 57 119 14 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -3
USA OG 6 3 1 4 6 0 | -
2014-15 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 80 26 32 58 104 7 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 2 2
2015-16 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 79 21 24 45 83 4 | Playoffs 20 7 7 14 8 1
2016-17 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 74 17 21 38 69 2 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 2 2
USA WCup 2 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2017-18 Boston Bruins NHL 57 14 19 33 53 2 | Playoffs 12 2 1 3 19 -6
2018-19 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 70 7 13 20 31 0 | Playoffs 15 2 3 5 2 1
2019-20 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 16 1 2 3 16 -2 | -
Anaheim Ducks NHL 6 0 3 3 6 1 | -
2020-21 Anaheim Ducks NHL - - - - - | -
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Skill Rating

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Strength
18
Hitting
17
Leadership
16
Defensive
15

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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2019-2020
Wed 11/03 Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues
Tue 10/03 Anaheim Ducks vs Ottawa Senators
Sun 08/03 Anaheim Ducks vs Minnesota Wild
Fri 06/03 Anaheim Ducks vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Tue 03/03 Anaheim Ducks @ Chicago Blackhawks
Sun 01/03 Anaheim Ducks vs New Jersey Devils
Thu 09/01 Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets
Tue 31/12 Boston Bruins @ New Jersey Devils
Thu 19/12 Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders
Tue 17/12 Boston Bruins vs Los Angeles Kings
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 43 15 8 23 0.53 57 -4 | 1 3 1 1 2 0.67 8 3
NCAA 3 115 46 73 119 1.03 212 -5 | 0
NHL 15 950 245 312 557 0.59 1144 68 | 9 82 17 22 39 0.48 63 -7
OG 2 12 4 3 7 0.58 8 4 | 0
USHL 2 85 39 49 88 1.04 176 0 | 2 9 4 1 5 0.56 19 0
USHS-MN 3 73 77 102 179 2.45 0 0 | 1 2 1 1 2 1.00 0 0
WC 3 22 2 7 9 0.41 74 9 | 0
WCup 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/21/2020
02/21/2020 Confirmed Boston Bruins Anaheim Ducks
07/01/2016
07/01/2016 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Boston Bruins
11/12/2010
11/12/2010 Extension St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 5 retired by Spring Lake Park High

Cult/Star player for Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato)

Cult/Star player for Spring Lake Park High

Cult/Star player for St. Louis Blues

Cult/Star player for USA

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