Found April 21, 2014 on Sports-Glory:

St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock announced that David Backes will not play in Game 3 of the Western Conference First Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday. But the Blues will get center Patrick Berglund back. Hitchcock said Berglund will play tonight. Backes won’t. #WeAllBleedBlue — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) April 21, 2014 “We want to win, they want to win,” Hitchcock said Sunday. “[The] game’s full of emotion. It’s about playing your best. Whatever you have to do, you have to do. It’s a nasty, physical, intense series. That’s what playoff hockey’s about. I’m sure they’ve got video of our guys taking runs at their guys. We’ve got video of their guys taking runs at us. It’s the price you pay to win at this time of the year, especially when you have two really good teams going at it. This is what happens.” The Blackhawks will be without Brent Seabrook for the next three games because of his illegal hit on Backes in Game 2. The post Blues’ David Backes ruled out for Game 3 appeared first on Sports Glory.

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