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  1. Who should the Blues use during 3-on-3 overtime?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | FrozenNotes.com

    ... does the team look? If there is a draw deep in the Blues' end, it wouldn't be surprising to see Paul Stastny or David Backes out on the ice. Alexander Steen is another choice if the Blues see an opportunity for speed. Beyond these five, there may be ...

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  2. 3-on-3 Overtime For The Blues: Who Do You Pick?Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... scorers. The centers are the two who took the most and third most face offs on the team, respectively. While David Backes' winning percentage is higher than Jori Lehtera, I'll assume scoring chemistry here would be favored. Face-offs are key in ...

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  3. Answers You Didn't Know You Needed: The Game Time MailbagRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... from last season. But a shit-ton of money's coming off the books in the form of the expiring contracts of David Backes , Carl Gunnarsson , Steve Ott (YAY!) and the newly-acquired Troy Brouwer , all of which may prove to be expendable or--at ...

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  4. Troy Brouwer Is A Better Addition To The Blues Than People ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Rant Sports

    ... been the acquisition of Troy Brouwer, as the 29-year-old power forward should relish while playing alongside David Backes and Alexander Steen . The days of the Backes line being the top gun for the Blues are likely over, as it is now the "STL" line ...

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  5. St. Louis Blues re-sign Vladimir TarasenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Isportsweb.com

    ... had him start in the offensive zone more. Especially considering the Blues had a very useful shutdown line with David Backes , Alexander Steen, and TJ Oshie, as well as a pretty decent third line. Couple that with the fact that the players who had ...

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  6. St. Louis Blues Re-Signing Vladimir Tarasenko Is A Great Move For The Long TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Rant Sports

    ... the addition of Benoit. They will have a solid group of veteran and hard-hitting forwards in Brodziak, Brouwer, David Backes and Alexander Steen to balance out the skilled youth they possess with Jaskin and the Tarasenko line. Most importantly, the ...

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  7. St Louis Blues Commit Grand LarcenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Too Many Men On The Site

    ... Oshie to the Washington Capitals. While more may come this year it's future years when the big shift comes. David Backes , Steve Ott , Kyle Brodziak and new St Louis Blues forward Troy Brouwer are all in the last year of their contracts . That means ...

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  8. Blues appear set in the short-term, but difficult decisions loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | MSNBC

    ... cap, but with a little bit of wiggle room, per General Fanager . The challenge will come next summer when David Backes and Troy Brouwer are set to become unrestricted free agents while Jaden Schwartz will test the restricted free agent market. ...

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  9. Vladimir Tarasenko, Blues Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | BleacherReport

    ... room for other moves. He's part of a successful core group in St. Louis that also includes Alexander Steen, David Backes, Jaden Schwartz, Paul Stastny and Kevin Shattenkirk. The team tied for the most points (109) in the Western Conference in ...

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  10. Bernie Miklasz Is Through With T.J. OshieRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... in his career. He, of course, failed to point out that he's been a 50-point scorer two seasons in a row, with David Backes--who is not exactly the bastion of offensive prowess--as his center more often than not, all while playing very well ...

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  11. By trading Oshie for Brouwer, Blues buck trend, double down on big and heavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Brandon Sun

    ... a "different direction" for the Blues, who went with more pure skill last season. Beyond grinding captain David Backes, the top forwards were Alex Steen, Paul Stastny, budding superstar Vladimir Tarasenko, Jaden Schwartz, Oshie and Jori Lehtera. ...

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  12. T.J. Oshie: By the NumbersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Japers' Rink

    ... of that is Oshie plays with more talent-his most common linemates have been players like Alexander Steen and David Backes , while Troy Brouwer's most frequent linemate has been Marcus Johansson -but going off the eye test, too, Oshie definitely ...

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  13. T.J. Oshie Trade A Tough, But Necessary Move For St. Louis BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Rant Sports

    ... 29-year-old should bring a great physical presence and will likely play alongside fellow hard-hitting captain David Backes and Alexander Steen , creating a very physical and experienced top line. Brouwer does not have the offensive fire power of ...

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  14. St Louis Blues Trade T.J. Oshie, More Must FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Too Many Men On The Site

    ... the St Louis Blues will still need one more, perhaps from free agency. Looking ahead to next year Brouwer and David Backes will come up for new deals. This is a very important offseason for the St Louis Blues to set the direction of the team for ...

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  15. Caps get Sochi shootout star Oshie from Blues for BrouwerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Washington Times

    ... the last three seasons and the team had seemed reluctant to break up a group of players that includes captain David Backes, forwards Patrik Berglund and Alexander Steen, and defensemen Alex Pietrangelo and Kevin Shattenkirk. Brouwer totaled 21 goals ...

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  16. St. Louis Blues trade T.J. OshieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... 5's Art Holliday about being honorary chair of Walk to End Alzheimer's. SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) David Backes #42, T.J. Oshie #74 and Zach Parise #9 of Team USA practice on day three of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Arena on ...

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  17. T.J. Oshie trade should shake things in Washington and St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | ESPN

    ... for young players like Tarasenko and Jori Lehtera , who signed a three-year extension Wednesday. Captain David Backes , whose contract is up at the end of the 2015-16 season was mentioned as possibly being available, as was Patrik Berglund , who has ...

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  18. Early Ranking of the Top Unrestricted NHL Free Agents in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BleacherReport

    ... your guesses to the crowded theater. The St. Louis Blues have flamed out of three straight postseasons, and David Backes has been one of the main culprits. He has two goals and six points in his past 16 playoff games, and it's not impossible that he ...

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  19. Reaction: Blues trade T.J. Oshie to the CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | FrozenNotes.com

    ... couldn't return in 2015-16. It's really that simple. At least one player had to go and the options were Oshie, David Backes, Alexander Steen, Alex Pietrangelo, Kevin Shattenkirk and maybe a couple others. From those listed (I intentionally skipped ...

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  20. Blues find trading partner, send T.J. Oshie to Capitals for Troy BrouwerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Sporting News

    ... shopping center Patrik Berglund. Reports also said they were floating defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and captain David Backes in talks around the NHL Draft. The Blues might not be done making trades, because critics say the lack speed despite ...

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