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  1. Blues find offense in 4-1 win over WildRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... up his 500th career penalty minute when he was called for high sticking, even though the penalty was clearly on David Backes. But to set things right, he got called for a slashing penalty later in the period. DALLAS -- On Dec. 22, the Blackhawks ...

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  2. Lighting The Lamp: Goal ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... scored one goal in the last 11 games and four in the last 17 contests. Other slumping Blues include Captain David Backes, center Jori Lehtera and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, with only three goals and a minus-6. Kevin Shattenkirk is putting up the ...

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  3. The Blues need more out of Paul StastnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... Jaden Schwartz months ago. He missed time with an injury of his own and has only four less points than Captain David Backes in nearly 20 less games. When you think of a playmaker, isn't it his job to make others around him better? Shouldn't Stastny ...

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  4. Brouwer scores late as Blues, Elliott blank Predators, 1-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... games before the break, and despite shaking up their look by moving Alexander Steen to center and switching David Backes to right wing, it could generate little Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena. But the Blues continued to pressure Nashville and their ...

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  5. After extended break, Blues get extended workoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | DigitalBURG

    ... Hitchcock said. "You've got to create your own intensity. You really, really have to push each other." Captain David Backes spent much of the break sitting in front of the fireplace at his home in Minnesota, and being a full-time dad. He used 16 ...

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  6. Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues Preview: Second HalfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | On the Forecheck

    ... Alex Steen (15 goals) leading the way. Shutting down #91 is the #1 priority. But you can't sleep on guys like David Backes , Paul Stastny and rookie Robbi Fabbri, who can score in variety of ways. Defensively, the Blues allow only 2.40 goals per ...

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  7. Prep athletes of the week: Senior's 7-goal game bumps NHLer from record bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Star Tribune

    ... over Totino-Grace on Saturday. One game, seven goals. No need to get greedy. "[Current St. Louis Blues forward] David Backes had the old team record with five goals," he said. "To break the record set by such a great player, it's kind of crazy to ...

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  8. Blues take the fight to cancer every single dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... Roar Bacon all the time! Any win needs to be celebrated. Sorry if this post didn't include a trade rumor, a David Backes assessment, a Corsi rating, or a Vladimir Tarasenko goal scoring video. Sometimes, it's important to point out the great work ...

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  9. What's The Opportunity Cost Of Re-Signing David Backes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | St. Louis Game Time

    A few days ago, Jeremy Rutherford discussed contract negotiations with Doug Armstrong and David Backes' agent, Wade Arnott . The two sides chatted during training camp, where the Blues ' offered Backes a three year deal valued at $5.5 million a season, good for a million dollar a year raise for the aging captain.

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  10. Jeff Gordon: No need to panic, yet, about Blues" offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Erie Times News

    ... Then again, Hitchcock moved Steen into Fabbri" s slot trying to spark some offense. A third line with David Backes between Patrik Berglund and Ty Rattie can do a little damage. Sub Schwartz in for Rattie and you can see how this team could roll ...

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  11. Should the Blues ring the Dustin Byfuglien bell?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... and scored 12 or more goals eight different times in his ten year career. It'd be like adding a tougher meaner David Backes to your defensive core. He added something extra spicy to that 2009-10 Blackhawks team, scoring 11 goals and 5 assists in 22 ...

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  12. Corey Crawford records 7th shutout as Blackhawks down BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Chicago Tribune

    Jonathan Toews and David Backes could barely conceal their disdain for each other in a game that featured 15 penalties. Sunday's more pleasant affair had just two.

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  13. Blues chasing the Hawks: a You have to beat them in a playoff seriesaRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Blues forward David Backes and Hawks defenseman Brent Seabrook shake hands after a contentious playoff series won by the Hawks in 2016. The Blues are four points behind the Blackhawks entering Sunday night's game at the United Center.

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  14. Should the Blues trade David Backes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | MSNBC

    Both David Backes and the St. Louis Blues are saying all the right things about avoiding a trade and getting a deal done, although there's some doubt undercutting certain comments. Yes, GM Doug Armstrong told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that trading his captain would be the "least likely scenario," noting that a "first-round pick does us no good when we're going to this year's playoffs."

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  15. Endgame: Blues at Chicago Blackhawks PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... break begins. Kevin Shattenkirk is 1 point away from 200 as a Blues player, and this is the 700th game for David Backes , all with the Blues, so I'm sure he'll want to make it more memorable. Captain Dave is also 3 short of 200 career goals. I'm ...

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  16. Blues could see the Backes contract situation playing out in several waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | FrozenNotes.com

    The David Backes contract situation with the Blues remains unresolved. The team reportedly offered Backes a contract not too long ago worth about $5.5 million a year for three years, but Backes and his agent declined.

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  17. It's open season on Brian ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... day should be fun. Let's lower the shot totals a tad and keep the stupid penalties to a minimum. That is, after David Backes lights Patrick Kane the fuck up.

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  18. Blues fall to Avalanche in shootout, 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... to the bench and resumed taking regular shifts. The Blues finally broke through with 2:03 to go in the period. David Backes put pressure on the Avs in the Blues end, and Carl Soderberg's attempt to clear the puck was read perfectly by Brouwer, who ...

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  19. Blues getting healthier, but continue to explore tradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | USA Today

    ... be nice if we had enough healthy bodies to fill our lineup the way it was envisioned mid-summer," Blues captain David Backes said. Hitchcook looks at it like a bonus: "When you get good players back at this time of year, it's like getting a free ...

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  20. Fri. picks: Hot Blues will get big win over AvsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | CBS Sports

    ... Steen have been a good match. Vladimir Tarasenko centered by Jori Lehtera has also worked extremely well, and David Backes is giving the team excellent secondary scoring in a third-line role, while providing his typically strong two-way play. That ...

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