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USA David Backes
#21 Anaheim Ducks / NHL - 20/21
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Last added: Themba Chigwada
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jackson Blake 9 6 10 16
2. Adam Fantilli 9 5 8 13
3. Scout Truman 6 4 8 12
4. Jackson Hallum 7 9 2 11
5. Samuel Lipkin 9 5 6 11
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW/C
Age
37
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

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 “A” NHL 15 3 1 4 4 -4 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Thu 06/05 Anaheim Ducks @ St. Louis Blues
Sun 25/04 Anaheim Ducks vs Vegas Golden Knights
Sat 10/04 Anaheim Ducks vs Colorado Avalanche
Wed 07/04 Anaheim Ducks @ San Jose Sharks
Mon 05/04 Anaheim Ducks vs Arizona Coyotes
Sun 14/03 Anaheim Ducks vs San Jose Sharks
Thu 04/03 Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues
Sun 21/02 Anaheim Ducks vs Minnesota Wild
Fri 12/02 Anaheim Ducks @ Vegas Golden Knights
Wed 10/02 Anaheim Ducks @ Vegas Golden Knights
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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 15 965 248 313 561 0.58 1148 64 | 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 - | 2 9 4 1 5 0.56 19 -
USHS-MN 3 73 77 102 179 2.45 - - | 1 2 1 1 2 1.00 - -
WC 3 22 2 7 9 0.41 74 9 | 0
WCup 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Barret Jackman (D) 2006-2015 9 Peoria Rivermen, St. Louis Blues
Alexander Steen (F) 2008-2016 8 St. Louis Blues
Roman Polák (D) 2006-2014 8 Peoria Rivermen, St. Louis Blues
Alex Pietrangelo (D) 2008-2016 8 St. Louis Blues

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/09/2021
09/09/2021 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks Retired
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
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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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