David Backes’ status remains unclear

Will David Backes be able to play in Game 3? Better yet, will he be able to return at any point during the series against Chicago? These are the questions Blues fans are asking one day removed from Brent Seabrook’s dirty hit on the St. Louis captain. Backes’ status can be summarized with one word: Uncertainty. Via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, coach Ken Hitchcock isn’t revealing...
Via Frozen Notes
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Backes' availability not yet known after Seabrook hit

The status of Blues forward David Backes remains uncertain a day after he was knocked out of Game 2 on an illegal hit by Chicago's Brent Seabrook. The club held an optional practice Sunday, of which Backes obviously did not take part, and afterwards head coach Ken Hitchcock was asked about the captain's condition. "All I know is he's upright...that's about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duncan Keith: "Wakey Wakey, Backes!" - Game #2 WCQF 2014

Yesterday evening, Blues forward David Backes was hit hard by Blackhawks defensemen Brent Seabrook. While Backes was getting helped off the ice, it can be seen that Chicago's Duncan Keith is taunting the injured St. Louis captain, shouting "Wakey Wakey Backes!" Keith better have a very, very good excuse for these comments. Otherwise this is a classless act on his part...
Via Talk Hockey
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games For This Massive Hit On David Backes

David Backes took this massive hit from Brent Seabrook towards the end of Game 2 in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The Blues forward was extremely shaken up by the hit, which earned Seabrook a game misconduct, and didn’t return to the game. The hit could have huge implications for both teams, as it will be interesting to see how seriously injured Backes is and whether Seabrook...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Blackhawks Player Taunts “Wakey Wakey” At Dazed David Backes After Illegal Hit

In case you missed it yesterday, David Backes took a massive hit from Brent Seabrook towards the end of Game 2 in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The Blues forward was extremely shaken up by the hit, which earned Seabrook a game misconduct, and had trouble staying on his feet as a scrum ensued around him. As pointed out by Dave Lozo of Bleacher Report, it appears that an unidentified...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss


The St. Louis Blues are up 2-0 in their series against the Chicago Blackhawks, but this isn't over by a long shot. The old saying about not being behind in a playoff series until you've lost a home game rings true. The veteran 'Hawks are going to be very difficult to beat on home ice and it's completely possible that the clubs will be tied for Game 5's tilt. ...
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Duncan Keith taunts David Backes after Seabrook’s hit ☆

Brent Seabrook’s hit on David Backes was probably enough to make your blood boil if you support the St. Louis Blues. If it wasn’t, the Blackhawks taunting Backes after the dirty hit probably did the trick. Jonathan Toews is clearly seen yelling at Backes. The two have plenty of history (see: Toews barfing in the penalty box after Backes pummeled him), so it’s not exactly surprising...
Via Frozen Notes
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Cheap shot on Backes rallies Blues past Blackhawks in Game 2

ST. LOUIS -- The cheap shot heard round the NHL left a standing-room-only crowd stunned on Saturday at Scottrade Center. The Blues? They got angry. But after coughing up a two-goal lead in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series against the visiting Blackhawks, they grew even more determined. They wanted to win it for their captain. The Blues turned Brent Seabrook...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Reaction to the Brent Seabrook hit on David Backes ☆

Brent Seabrook’s hit on David Backes was an ugly one. The Chicago defenseman leveled Backes with a shoulder which struck the St. Louis captain in the head. Opinions on the hit have varied, but most agree that the hit deserves some NHL discipline. Here’s the hit if you missed it: Yikes. Here’s what Seabrook said about the hit after the game: Ken Hitchcock added a few thoughts...
Via Frozen Notes
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St. Louis Blues' David Backes leaves Game 2 with possible concussion after hit to head

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes left Game 2 today with 4:51 to play after a brutal check to the head by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook. Backes was behind the Blackhawks' net and overskated the puck, as he attempted to curl back towards the puck, Seabrook approached from the circles and leveled Backes with a check to the head.Seabrook's shoulder made contact...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Blues fan flashes her boobs during overtime (Video)

Just as the St. Louis Blues were battling with the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime of Game 2 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, one fan decided she was going to reach deep down inside her to provide the hometown team the inspiration they needed to close out the game. Yes, one female fan gave […]
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Brent Seabrook Injures David Backes On Dirty Hit, Gets Ejected

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook threw a brutally late and high hit on St. Louis Blues captain David Backes. Backes was out cold immediately and trainers had to hold him back from trying to get involved in a scrum. It’s a pretty scary and brutal hit for Seabrook to throw and the fact that Backes tried to get up and fight is astounding. I’m guessing Seabrook will be...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Blackhawks Thanks To Dramatic Late Comeback

After the Blackhawks dominated most of the third period during Saturday’s Game 2 in St. Louis, Brent Seabrook’s ejection after crushing David Backes seemed to turn the tables in the Blues’ favor. Down 3-2 with regulation coming to a close, Vladimir Tarasenko netted an equalizer with 6.4 seconds remaining in regulation. Take a look at the goal in GIF form below. It’s like...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Blues’ David Backes Dazed After Taking High Hit From Brent Seabrook (Video)

The heightened level of physical play during the first-round playoff series between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues reached its peak during the third period of Saturday’s game, with each team losing an important player on one play. Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook delivered a vicious hit on Blues captain David Backes during Game 2 that resulted in a five-minute major...
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Brent Seabrook Nearly Decapitates David Backes (GIFs)

In game two of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup, the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues have been exchanging some pleasantries.  This time, it was Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook depositing his elbow into the face of forward David Backes.  This play happened while the Blues were on the powerplay. Check out the two different angles of the hit. Seabrook was...
Via Total Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video- Brent Seabrook Hit On David Backes

Brent Seabrook received 5 for charging and a game, David Backes went to the dressing room. The Blues scored on the pp late in the 3rd and the game is now headed to OT.  
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Brent Seabrook hit on David Backes

Chicago Blackhawks - Brent Seabrook tee’d off on David Backes in the third period of the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues… Bad play though … Seabrook may face a suspension after the hit and St. Louis went on to tie the game.     The post Brent Seabrook hit on David Backes appeared first on Sports Mockery.
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David Backes’ Status In Question After Massive Hit From Brent Seabrook

David Backes took this massive hit from Brent Seabrook towards the end of Game 2 in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The Blues forward was extremely shaken up by the hit, which earned Seabrook a game misconduct, and didn’t return to the game. The hit could have huge implications for both teams, as it will be interesting to see how seriously injured Backes is and whether or not...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oshie returns to Blues lineup for Game 2

The Blues will get a big lift to their lineup in Game 2 with the return of T.J. Oshie. Oshie took warmups with the team and skated on a line with David Backes and Alex Steen, the Blues’ usual top line. Brenden Morrow was scratched to make room for him. Oshie has missed the past three games for St. Louis, two in the regular season and Game 1 on Thursday night with an upper-body injury.
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie is questionable for game two

Former UND forward T.J. Oshie is questionable for game two between the St. Louis Blue and the Chicago Blackhawks. NHL.COM -- The Blues held an optional skate Friday afternoon inside St. Louis Outlet Mall. Ten skaters took the ice, two were injured forwards T.J. Oshie (upper body) and Patrik Berglund (upper body). For Oshie, it was another day on the ice gearing himself up for a...
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fatigue could be key factor in Game 2 of Blackhawks-Blues playoff series

ST. LOUIS -- A mood of euphoric exhaustion carried over to the next day after the St. Louis Blues won the longest game in franchise history and got the upper hand against the defending Stanley Cup champions. Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo's legs were stiff and he said it felt as if the Blues played two games to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in triple overtime in the opener of...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mojo workin': Blues' 3 OT win highlights another wild night

Half of the games on Day 2 of the NHL playoffs went to overtime. Ryan Miller and Semyon Varlamov are glad they did because Thursday was about redemption for the Blues' and Avs' respective goalies. Miller allowed three goals in the first period to Chicago before shutting the door the rest of the way. Varlamov allowed four goals through two periods before saying nyet. When...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen, Blues beat Blackhawks in 3rd OT

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues the 4-3 victory and a 1-0 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks. Ryan Miller made 39 saves and shut the Blackhawks down after Patrick Kane scored on a breakaway to put Chicago up 3-2 late in the first period. “It stings right now, obviously,” said Kane, per “I think the big...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville emphatically protests non-call by grabbing handful of crotch (GIF)

The Chicago Blackhawks were involved in an emotional, tense and bitter overtime battle with the St. Louis Blues when a perceived non-call by the refs prompted head coach Joel Quenneville to briefly went rigging berserk on the bench. Quenneville clearly believed that the Blues, already down one man due to a delay of game penalty, […] The post Joel Quenneville emphatically protests...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steen gets winner as Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in third overtime

Alex Steen scored 26 seconds into the third overtime as the Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in a marathon Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday at Scottrade Center. David Backes and Steve Ott assisted on the play, as Ott centered the puck to a crashing Steen. He pounded it past netminder Corey Crawford to send the crowd in a frenzy. The game became the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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