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21 David Backes RW

Anaheim Ducks

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
314-4412:44

Player Updates

April 24, 2021 10:20 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Emergency recall Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster under emergency conditions Saturday, per CapFriendly.

Backes is set to skate in a fourth-line role. He joined the lineup after Jakob Silfverberg (hip) was ruled out for the remainder of the season.

April 11, 2021 10:32 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Back to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was demoted to the taxi squad Sunday, according to CapFriendly.

Backes came out of the lineup Sunday with Ryan Getzlaf (upper body) returning from injured reserve. The veteran forward has four points in 13 games this season and will spend most of his time as a healthy scratch.

April 10, 2021 05:20 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Joins active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the Ducks' active roster for Friday's matchup with the Avalanche.

After a two-point effort Tuesday, Backes is suiting up again Friday. The 36-year-old has four points through 12 games this season.

April 7, 2021 09:16 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Shifts to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Backes notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks. Even with the strong performance, Backes likely will only stay in the lineup as long as the Ducks' injury issues persist.

April 7, 2021 01:24 AM
Ducks' David Backes: One of each Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes scored an empty-net goal, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.

Backes had a hand in Isac Lundestrom's second-period tally. In the third, Backes added an empty-net goal. The 36-year-old forward hasn't seen much playing time lately -- since he scored a goal on Feb. 20, he's only appeared in four of following 22 contests. The Minnesota native has four points, 27 shots on net, 23 hits and a minus-2 rating through 12 outings.

April 6, 2021 08:56 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Joins active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster under emergency conditions Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

Backes is expected to play Tuesday versus the Sharks, as the Ducks are running a bit thin at forward. He'll likely work in a bottom-six role.

April 5, 2021 11:01 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Bounced to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was reassigned to the taxi squad Monday, per CapFriendly.

Backes was in the lineup Sunday against Arizona after he was a healthy scratch for the previous nine games. The veteran forward has two goals through 11 games this season.

April 4, 2021 08:56 PM
Ducks' David Backes: In lineup against Arizona
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes has been promoted to the Ducks' active roster and will be in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Coyotes.

Backes is expected to skate on Anaheim's fourth line Sunday. He's picked up two goals in 10 top-level appearances this year.

March 24, 2021 09:36 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Shifts between levels
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster and returned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Backes served as a healthy scratch for Wednesday's game versus the Wild, then rejoined the taxi squad. The 36-year-old will continue to be a bottom-six depth option.

March 16, 2021 08:28 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Lands on taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was designated for the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

Backes cleared waivers Monday. The 36-year-old won't play in Tuesday's game against the Avalanche. He has scored two goals on 24 shots through 10 appearances this season.

March 14, 2021 12:08 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Heads to waivers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was waived by the Ducks on Sunday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

The Ducks are making this move to make Backes taxi-squad eligible and provide some salary-cap flexibility. Backes carries a $4.5 million cap hit and won't be claimed on waivers. The 36-year-old has suited up in just 10 games this season, scoring two goals on 20 shots and dishing out 20 hits.

March 13, 2021 09:16 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Joins active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster Saturday, per CapFriendly.

Backes is expected to enter the lineup for Saturday's game versus the Sharks in a bottom-six role. He missed the last five games while on the taxi squad.

March 6, 2021 12:52 AM
Ducks' David Backes: Moves to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was assigned to the taxi squad Friday, per CBS Sports.

Backes was on the taxi squad as the Ducks rolled out a lineup with seven defensemen and 11 forwards to accommodate Josh Manson's (oblique) return from injured reserve. Expect the 36-year-old Backes to continue moving between the active roster and the taxi squad throughout the year.

March 3, 2021 08:48 PM
Ducks' David Backes: On active roster Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

This gives Backes a decent chance of playing in Wednesday's game versus the Blues. The 36-year-old has two goals, 21 shots on net and 15 hits in eight appearances in a fourth-line role.

February 24, 2021 08:48 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Shifts to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Backes suited up in eight of the last 11 games, recording two goals on 21 shots on net. While he's taken on an increased role recently, the 36-year-old will likely still float in and out of the lineup for now.

February 21, 2021 12:40 AM
Ducks' David Backes: Nets lone goal in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Wild.

Originally, Josh Mahura was credited with the tally, but it was changed to Backes, who got a piece of the defenseman's shot. That's the second goal of the year for Backes, who also has 21 shots on net and 15 hits in eight appearances. The 36-year-old has moved between the active roster and the taxi squad frequently, as Backes and Derek Grant share the fourth-line center job.

February 20, 2021 09:28 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Up from taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster Saturday, per CBS Sports.

Backes is in the lineup on the fourth line, while Derek Grant is a healthy scratch versus the Wild on Saturday.

February 16, 2021 04:28 AM
Ducks' David Backes: Back to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was demoted to the taxi squad Monday, according to CBS Sports.

Backes wasn't available for Monday's game against the Sharks after his demotion, but the Ducks may have just been giving the veteran a day off. The 36-year-old has one goal in seven games this season.

February 11, 2021 10:00 PM
Ducks' David Backes: Back in action
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was promoted to the active roster and is expected to play in Thursday's game against Vegas, per CBS Sports.

Backes shuffled back to the taxi squad Wednesday as a cap-saving measure for the Ducks. The veteran will return to his usual fourth-line role for the game. Through six games this season, Backes has one goal, 15 shots, 13 hits and eight blocks.

February 11, 2021 01:08 AM
Ducks' David Backes: Down to taxi squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Backes was sent to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CBS Sports.

Backes has appeared in the last six games for the Ducks, so this is likely a paper transaction. He may split a fourth-line role with Derek Grant going forward now that the Ducks have their full complement of centers.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultGAPTS+/-TOI
05/05@ STLW 3-2 (SO)000010:32
04/24vs LVL 1-5000-212:02
04/09vs COLL 0-2000010:13
04/06@ SJW 5-1112+211:10
04/04vs ARIL 2-3 (OT)000-113:26
03/13vs SJL 1-3000-211:45
03/03vs STLL 2-3000010:52
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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2020-21ANA15314-40018179
2019-20ANA22156-11012744
2018-19BOS70713200201176133
2017-18BOS571419332201125117
2016-17BOS7417213822026063
2015-16STL792124454803620572
2014-15STL8026325871003617513
2013-14STL74273057141005621580
2012-13STL48622285101477435
2011-12STL8224305415824658695
2010-11STL8231316232502506632
2009-10STL79173148-4503504561
2008-09STL82312354-3621212265
2007-08STL72131831-113023037
2006-07STL4910132362021214
Total965248313561646543247264740
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020-21ANA153010.012:442894.2222.174002
2019-20ANA22342.99:232876.402.2322016
2018-19BOS701295.413:011175116:0011:5931308
2017-18BOS571608.815:231114111:5510:5153329
2016-17BOS741759.717:061571158:2439:32693122
2015-16STL7916812.519:132173197:04142:22833034
2014-15STL8018314.218:382209193:29145:161042332
2013-14STL7416516.419:322025196:01141:251191437
2012-13STL481006.019:361403106:5784:24620126
2011-12STL8223410.319:592394197:06147:211011238
2010-11STL8221114.719:412137221:00143:57933134
2009-10STL7916310.418:172031199:12182:401066133
2008-09STL8220814.917:402054208:38177:001655449
2007-08STL7212910.114:401464156:2133:23995227
2006-07STL498911.213:24922119:560:54371016
Total965217811.417:19232482192:401285:2811483622373
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/215
Birthdate:
05/01/1984
Age:
37
Hometown:
Minneapolis, MN
Team:
Anaheim Ducks
School:

NHL Experience:
14