Blues' Backes to miss rest of regular season with foot injury

 St. Louis Blues captain David Backes suffered a lower-body injury in the second period on Tuesday, April 8th vs. the Washington Capitals and despite being on the road trip with the team, missed last night's game against the Minnesota Wild.Backes was seen wearing a walking boot on his left foot after the Blues lost to the Capitals. He is currently listed as day-to-day and is...
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Blues captain Backes (foot) out tonight, ‘potentially’ until playoffs

Mired in one of their worst slumps of the year, the Blues received some tough news on Thursday as captain David Backes was ruled out of tonight’s game against Minnesota with an injured foot. The Blues are reeling lately — 5-5-0 in their last 10, losers of three straight — and have seen their once-comfortable lead atop the Central Division whittled away to just two points....
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David Backes is day-to-day, will miss some time

David Backes is considered day-to-day and will miss potentially the final few games of the regular season. Backes hobbled off when he blocked a shot and fell awkwardly against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. .@dbackes42 wont play tonight. Hitchcock said he could potentially miss three games but will play after that. #stlblues — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) April 10...
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Blues' David Backes day-to-day with LBI

The St. Louis Blues are in quite a spot.Not only have they lost three consecutive games - giving up four goals in each - but now they may have to try and pull out of their late-season funk without team captain David Backes, whom the team lists as day-to-day with an unspecified lower body injury.The centerman was injured when he took an Alexander Steen drive off of his foot during...
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Avalanche Report: Patrick Roy's comments after Friday's game ill timed

Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy who is no stranger to spouting off about anything he is not happy with was at it again after the game Saturday against the St.Louis Blues and those comments could come back to haunt him if the two clubs meet in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.Wikimedia.orgPatrick Roy was upset over St.Louis captain David Backes roughing up his star rookie...
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David Backes ‘jumps’ Nathan MacKinnon, and Patrick Roy is not amused

Patrick Roy was not happy after his Colorado Avalanche defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-0 on Saturday... Here's the hit in question--and, uh, Roy...Has a point? Continue reading "David Backes ‘jumps’ Nathan MacKinnon, and Patrick Roy is not amused"
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy calls David Backes 'gutless' for incident

The St. Louis Blues were dominated by the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Saturday afternoon, and their frustration was evident throughout the third period. Blues center David Backes took a perfectly clean hit by Avalanche rookie Nathan MacKinnon and proceeded to go after the 18-year-old forward and bring him down to the ice. It also looked like Backes threw a few jabs after dropping...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Backes has hat trick as Blues top Leafs 5-3

TORONTO -- David Backes completed a hat trick with an empty-net goal to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-3 victory Tuesday night that sent the Toronto Maple Leafs to their sixth straight loss. T.J. Oshie and former Leafs forward Alex Steen also scored for St. Louis, which passed Boston for the most points in the NHL with 105. Ryan Miller made 21 saves to improve to 32-15-3 in his...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Backes' late goal lifts Blues by Penguins 1-0

PITTSBURGH -- David Backes deflected a slap shot by Alexander Steen past Marc-Andre Fleury midway through the third period to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Brian Elliott stopped 33 shots to pick up his fourth shutout of the season as one of the NHL's best defensive teams shut down Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and company. Fleury...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Backes flies 700 miles to rescue dogs

ST. LOUIS David Backes was searching for an activity to keep busy during the NHL All-Star break, and a decision to combine his passions of flight and animal rescue saved three stray dogs. Last Friday, Backes, the St. Louis Blues' captain, participated in a seven-hundred mile mission to Houston with his wife, Kelly, and his flight instructor, Tim Voithover. Upon landing, they...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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