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David Backes

  • Position
    C/RW
  • Height
    6'3" / 191 cm
  • Weight
    220 lbs / 100 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    20/21

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.

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 0
2002-03 Lincoln Stars USHL 57 28 41 69 126 10 | Playoffs 7 4 1 5 17 2
2003-04 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 39 16 21 37 66 |
2004-05 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 38 17 23 40 55 |
2005-06 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) “C” NCAA 38 13 29 42 91 0 |
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 4 0 1 1 2 2
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Fri 19/04 Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Wed 17/04 Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs
Mon 15/04 Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs
Sat 13/04 Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Sat 06/04 Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Thu 04/04 Boston Bruins @ Minnesota Wild
Tue 02/04 Boston Bruins @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Sun 31/03 Boston Bruins @ Detroit Red Wings
Sat 30/03 Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers
Wed 27/03 Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 43 15 8 23 0.53 57 -4 | 3 1 1 2 0.67 8 3
NCAA 115 46 73 119 1.03 212 0 |
NHL 928 244 307 551 0.59 1122 69 | 71 15 20 35 0.49 63 -6
OG 12 4 3 7 0.58 8 4 |
USHL 87 39 51 90 1.03 180 10 | 10 4 1 5 0.50 19 2
USHS-MN 73 77 102 179 2.45 0 0 | 2 1 1 2 1.00 0 0
WC 22 2 7 9 0.41 74 9 |
WCup 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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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