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DAVID BACKES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Concussions for David Backes and T.J. Oshie

The Blues are being tested with injuries early and often. Paul Stastny has had a couple of setbacks and several other players have missed time due to illness or various bumps and bruises. The injury picture grew a bit darker following the team’s thrilling OT win against Dallas. David Backes and T.J. Oshie have been diagnosed with concussions and are both sidelined indefinitely...
Via Frozen Notes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: David Backes Leaves Game with Upper Body Injury

Late in the first period of a 4-3 overtime win against the Dallas Stars, David Backes was hit by Trevor Daley and crashed to the ice, hitting his head on the ice in the as a result of the collision. David Backes left the ice after this fall and did not return to the game. According to Ryan Dadoun from Pro Hockey Talk  Backes is being evaluated today. Currently the Blues are...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: David Backes injured against Dallas

David Backes was forced to leave the game against Dallas after a nasty collision away from the puck. No one wants to use the dreaded concussion label, but it looks like it’s a possibility.
Via Frozen Notes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Backes named a top-50 fantasy hockey asset

If you’re preparing for a fantasy hockey draft and you’re trying to figure out which member of the St. Louis Blues you should target first, NHL.com has your answer. David Backes was named as one of the league’s top-50 player in the world of fantasy hockey. Specifically, he came in 35th on their list and was the lone representative from the Blues. Here’s what NHL.com had to...
Via Frozen Notes
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

News flash: David Backes is sizzling out of the gate

ST. LOUIS -- You remember that first paper you had to do in the new school year: "How I spent my summer vacation." Well, a funny thing happened to David Backes last summer ... Team management urged the 6-foot-3, 221-pound captain of the St. Louis Blues to tone down the weightlifting. To limit the weight training to hockey-specific tasks -- more on the ice and feeling...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss
SELFISHNESS AND COMPLACENCY

Blues captain rips teammates

Blues captain David Backes called out his teammates after the team got done with a "homestand from hell" as his coach called it.

Via NESN.com
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

David Backes ejected for alleged hit to head, but officials blew the call (Video)

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes was ejected from Friday night's game at Joe Louis Arena after receiving a match penalty for allegedly delivering an illegal hit to the head of Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kent Huskins. However, it would appear that the Blues got the short end of a horrendous call by NHL referees Chris Lee and Ian Walsh, as replay clearly shows Backes hit...
Via Holdout Sports
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Backes named finalist for Selke Award

Courtesy: St. Louis Blues ST. LOUIS, Mo. St. Louis Blues captain David Backes has been named a finalist for the 2012 Frank J. Selke Award by the National Hockey League (NHL). The Selke Award is given annually to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game. Former Blues captain Rick Meagher won the only Selke Award in franchise history in 1990. Backes is in...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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