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DAVID BACKES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Watch: Go behind the scenes with new Bruin David Backes

Since 2012, the Boston Bruins have been conducting an offseason video series to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at where their favorite players grew up or spend their summers. The latest look offers a peek at where the team’s biggest offseason addition, former Blues center David Backes, first tied up his skates. Traveling all the […]
Via Boston.com
6 days ago

David Backes’ Leadership Badly Needed

Boston Bruins Need Leadership And Acumen David Backes Brings To Stave-Off Another Late-Season Meltdown As the Boston Bruins entered Free Agency, two questions were on everyone’s mind: How will the front office fix the defense, and will Boston pony-up to retain the services of Top 6 winger Loui Eriksson? Ultimately, the organization decided against shelling […] Boston Bruins:...
Via Causeway Crowd
7 days ago

What David Backes can bring to the Boston Bruins

Last season ended very badly for the Boston Bruins. After missing out on the playoffs for another season and losing Loui Eriksson to the Vancouver Canucks, they needed new players. The Bruins management knew that with the team they had in the beginning of the offseason was not going to be good enough to make the playoffs and ultimately a Stanley Cup victory. They needed to make moves...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Bruins Center David Backes Says Boston Seemed ‘Like A Dream Fit’

It’s safe to say Bruins center David Backes is happy to be in Boston. Backes was with the St. Louis Blues for 10 seasons and was team captain for four, so it wasn’t easy for him to join the Bruins in free agency this summer. However, he told NESN’s Tom Caron on “Red Sox First Pitch” before Wednesday’s game against the Detroit Tigers that he was confident he made the right...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign David Backes

On Friday, the Boston Bruins signed former St. Louis Blues forward and captain, David Backes to a five-year deal worth $30 million. The move comes after the team wasn’t able to re-sign winger Loui Eriksson, who signed in Vancouver with the Canucks. #NHLBruins sign forward David Backes to 5-year contract through 2020-21 worth an average annual value of $6 million: https://t.co...
Via Total Sports Live
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

David Backes signs with the Boston Bruins

The St. Louis Blues will need to name a new captain as David Backes has signed a deal with the Boston Bruins. The deal is over five years and will pay $6 million per season. Backes in BOS is 5x6 — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2016 Heading into the 2016 NHL Draft and the free agency window, it looked like Backes and the Blues might be able to work out a deal. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

David Backes is apparently selling his house

The St. Louis area isn’t too densely populated which makes it relatively easy to bump into Blues skaters around town. David Backes has called Clayton home for a while, but now it appears he’s selling his house which may indicate his future with the Blues might be about to end. Credit to the folks over at the Blues subreddit for finding that Backes’ home is up on the market...
Via Frozen Notes
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Vlasic donates $2,500 to Backes’ charity

The third-round series between the San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues wasn’t exactly a friendly one. Physical, grueling action reigned supreme and there were plenty of questionable/cheap shots after the whistle. Even though the two clubs visibly had a lot of hate, that didn’t stop Marc-Edouard Vlasic from donating to David Backes’ charity after the series wrapped up....
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

David Backes Tearful Interview Sums Up Agony Of Losing In Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Stanley Cup playoffs are a brutal grind, one that gets even more difficult the farther you advance. But for every team except for one, it eventually comes to an end. For some teams, the end comes harder and faster than most. That was the case for the St. Louis Blues, who lost Game 6 of the Western Conference finals to the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night, ending their season...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Trading David Backes would be an “injustice” to Blues players

The St. Louis Blues are one of the teams expected to be buyers at the trade deadline. Thanks to injuries across the roster plaguing some of the club’s best players, the Blues might be in a difficult position when it comes to improving their lineup. Rumors have swirled, but so far no deals have been made. One of those rumors involves David Backes and the possibility of the Blues...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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