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Boston Bruins Have A Lot Of Questions Heading Into The Upcoming Season

The Boston Bruins have had quite the off-season with signing free agent David Backes as their marque addition, but GM Don Sweeney did not stop there. Here is the list of moves the Bruins have made so far this off-season to catch everyone up. Signed Center David Backes to a 5-year contract Signed Forward Riley […] Boston Bruins Have A Lot Of Questions Heading Into The Upcoming Season...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Who will be the next captain of the Blues?

David Backes departing for the Boston Bruins not only leaves a hole at forward, but it also leaves a vacancy at captain. Backes was the player fans rallied for to become the next captain of the team even before Eric Brewer was moved out of the role, but now the change isn’t quite as obvious. Who should become the 21st captain in franchise history? Unlike the Backes situation back...
Via Frozen Notes
20 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: David Backes Great Fit For ‘Don’t-Take-Crap’ B’s Team

By far the highest-profile of the seven free agents the Boston Bruins signed Friday was David Backes, who comes to New England on the heels of a successful 10-year stint with the St. Louis Blues. Backes joined reporters on a conference call shortly after his signing became official. Here are some highlights from that call: — Backes signed a five-year, $30 million contract with...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins sign David Backes to $30 million, 5-year deal

The Boston Bruins have signed center David Backes to a $30 million, five-year deal. Agent Wade Arnott confirmed the deal Friday less than a half-hour into the start of the free agent period. Backes will count $6 million against the salary through the 2020-21 NHL season. The 32-year-old from Minneapolis had 21 goals and 24 assists last season for the St. Louis Blues. He had been...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Unanswered questions ahead of NHL free agency

There’s nothing that quenches the thirst for hockey during the offseason like free agency. That's mostly because you never know what team is going to come out of the woodwork and make the trade of the summer that puts everyone’s jaws on the floor …Like the Edmonton Oilers trading Taylor Hall straight up to the New Jersey Devils for Adam Larsson.Or the Predators shipping captain...
Via Yardbarker
24 days ago  |  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
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