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42 David Backes C

Boston Bruins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
78%51%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
111122-54817:01
Latest News
  • Bruins' David Backes: Shaping up to play Saturday

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/7/17) Backes (concussion) is expected to suit up for Saturday's game against the Panthers, NHL.com reports.

    As noted in the report, Backes declared himself fit to play following the game-day skate. "Yesterday, full practice and today to be out there and feeling good again," the veteran forward said. "it's nice to feel back to normal and hopefully back in action and be in the swing and the routine of NHL hockey." It appears safe to deploy Backes -- who has 19 points in 33 games and lines up on the second power-play unit -- wherever you need him in fantasy land.

    Bruins' David Backes: Could play Saturday

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/6/17) With reference to the possibility of Backes (concussion) playing Saturday against the Panthers, coach Claude Julien noted Friday, "I think it's looking good, but I haven't had any confirmation yet."

    Backes skated on a line with Ryan Spooner and David Krejci at Friday's practice, with the veteran power forward continuing to trend in the right direction as Saturday's contest approaches. Backes, who last suited up on Dec. 29, has logged nine goals and 19 points, to go along with 31 PIM in 33 games for the Bruins to date this season.

    Bruins' David Backes: Not quite ready to return

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/5/17) Coach Claude Julien relayed that Backes (concussion) won't play Thursday against the Oilers.

    Per Julien, Backes -- who returned to practice Wednesday -- is "doing really well, but not quite 100 percent." As a result, the veteran power forward remains in the day-to-day category in advance of Saturday's road game against the Panthers.

    Bruins' David Backes: Cleared for contact, Thursday status TBD

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/4/17) Per coach Claude Julien, Backes has been medically cleared from his concussion and is able to take full contact.

    Backes returned to practice Wednesday, skating with Ryan Spooner and David Krejci in the process. With that in mind, the veteran winger now falls into the day-day-day category, with Julien noting Wednesday that Backes' status for Thursday's game against the Oilers is "still undetermined" and will be revisited by the Bruins that morning.

    Bruins' David Backes: Back at practice Wednesday

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/4/17) Backes (concussion) was out on the ice for a limited practice Wednesday, Mike Loftus of The Patriot Ledger reports.

    Backes has yet to take part in actual drills, but the heady, versatile forward still does not have an injured reserve label and that leaves room for optimism as the B's have another day off before they'll need to prepare for the next game -- a home clash with sophomore sensation Connor McDavid and the Oilers on Thursday. If Backes is able to practice on the power play in the coming days, that will be a strong indication that he's ready to rejoin the lineup.

  • April 12, 2015: Tarasenko, Steen return, Blues top Wild 4-2
    ST. LOUIS (AP) Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen looked as if they're ready for the playoffs.
    April 5, 2015: Blues edge Blackhawks 2-1 to move into 1st in Central
    CHICAGO (AP) Olli Jokinen and David Backes scored in the second period as the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night for their third straight win to move into first place in the Central Division.
    April 5, 2015: Blues edge Blackhawks 2-1 to move into 1st in Central
    CHICAGO (AP) Olli Jokinen and David Backes scored in the second period as the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night for their third straight win to move into first place in the Central Division.
    April 3, 2015: Blues' Backes Has Assist In Win
    Backes picked up an assist on the power play Tuesday in a 4-1 win over Calgary. He also picked two PIM, took one shot, delivered two hits, and blocked a shot in the contest.The Blues' captain is finishing off a fine season in which he has posted 55 points while topping 100 PIM and 200 hits. Backes' value takes a hit in leagues where those secondary contributions don't count, but where they do his is a top-tier forward.
    April 3, 2015: LOOK: Blues to wear Cardinals jerseys during pregame warmups
    The St. Louis Blues will wear St. Louis Cardinals themed hockey jerseys during warmups before their April 11 home game.
 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2006-07St. Louis49101323620201214
2007-08St. Louis72131831-1130203037
2008-09St. Louis82312354-36210212265
2009-10St. Louis79173148-45030504561
2010-11St. Louis82313162325020506632
2011-12St. Louis82243054158240658695
2012-13St. Louis486222851010477435
2013-14St. Louis742730571410050621580
2014-15St. Louis80263258710030617513
2015-16St. Louis7921244548030620572
2016-17Boston41111122-520104449
7682172654826060427043014353
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2006-07St. Louis8911.2657:20922119:560:54371016
2007-08St. Louis12910.11056:251464156:2133:23995227
2008-09St. Louis20814.91450:322054208:38177:001655449
2009-10St. Louis16310.41445:452031199:12182:401066133
2010-11St. Louis21114.71615:532137221:00143:57933134
2011-12St. Louis23410.31639:502394197:06147:211011238
2012-13St. Louis1006.0941:201403106:5784:24620126
2013-14St. Louis16516.41446:332025196:01141:251191437
2014-15St. Louis18314.21491:172209193:29145:161042332
2015-16St. Louis16812.51519:112173197:04142:22833034
2016-17Boston10410.6713:29871109:4523:04482114
175412.413977:35196831905:291221:4610172919340
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2008-09St. Louis4123100002234
2011-12St. Louis9224-500008965
2012-13St. Louis6123000007248
2013-14St. Louis4011-300004245
2014-15St. Louis6112200006259
2015-16St. Louis20771413030101115
49121527-43030388366
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2008-09St. Louis119.191:4213420:0710:0810005
2011-12St. Louis1216.7182:5028621:3420:5718014
2012-13St. Louis195.3123:1218310:4511:440000
2013-14St. Louis70.093:4515617:357:332001
2014-15St. Louis1010.0114:361739:407:142001
2015-16St. Louis3619.4373:2557332:4231:238004
9512.6979:301505112:2388:59400115
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/221
Birthdate:
5/1/1984
Age:
32
Hometown:
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Team:
Boston Bruins
School:
Minnesota State
NHL Experience:
10