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  1. Boston Bruins: State Of The Forward Core And GoaliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Causeway Crowd

    ... play as a forward. Bruins fans love Bergy. Frank Vatrano 's role will most likely depend on what position David Backes will play. Backes seems to be content with being a third line center, so that opens up options for Vatrano. Will he play on the ...

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  2. Boston Bruins Have A Lot Of Questions Heading Into The Upcoming SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Causeway Crowd

    The Boston Bruins have had quite the off-season with signing free agent David Backes as their marque addition, but GM Don Sweeney did not stop there. Here is the list of moves the Bruins have made so far this off-season to catch everyone up.

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  3. KING: Edwards hopes Bruins can set aside last year's frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... need help from young defensemen and they need it soon. But they may get immediate help from free agent center David Backes in terms of leadership. "He was unbelieveable how he gave up that body for that team, every single shift, beginning in ...

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  4. St. Louis Blues On National TV 12 Times, But Is That Good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bleedin Blue

    ... NBC took both games of the Blues vs. the Boston Bruins. So, there will be no heartwarming video package about David Backes' time with the Blues seen by anyone but those in the arena. No stories from Panger. Just more from McGuire about how Backes' ...

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  5. Bruins' Trent Frederic Blocking Out Draft CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBS Local

    ... for Frederic to develop fast enough that he'll get to play with one of his idols, newly signed Bruins forward David Backes. Frederic said he even modeled his game after Backes, who signed a five-year contract, which could provide just enough time ...

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  6. Boston Bruins: Sean Kuraly Open To Versatile RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Causeway Crowd

    ... the KHL. The Bruins current center picture is crowded at the NHL level, with Patrice Bergeron , David Krejci , David Backes , Ryan Spooner , Riley Nash , and Noel Acciari all natural centers. To make matters even more complicated, Austin Czarnik and ...

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  7. Don Sweeney Needs To Make the Boston Bruins Great AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Causeway Crowd

    ... 11-9-1 last year with a 2.72 GAA. The biggest addition the Bruins made was when they signed free agent center David Backes to a five year, $30,000,000 deal. He is 32 years old and has averaged almost 25 goals a year in the past three seasons. In his ...

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  8. Ranking the 10 Biggest Roster Moves from the 2016 NHL Offseason so FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | BleacherReport

    ... Tavares finds chemistry with him, Ladd could be a tremendous addition. What's the Deal? The Boston Bruins signs David Backes early in free agency to effectively replace Loui Eriksson, who bolted to the Vancouver Canucks. The signing was reported on ...

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  9. Blues sign Schwartz to five-year contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Erie Times News

    Re-signing the 24-year-old Schwartz was a top priority for the team, which lost in the Western Conference finals to San Jose. The Blues have given long-term deals to forward Vladimir Tarasenko and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, but this summer allowed captain David Backes to leave for a free-agent deal with Minnesota.

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  10. St. Louis Blues Sign Jaden Schwartz to Five Year DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bleedin Blue

    ... with momentum heading into the playoffs. Schwartz ranked second on the team (tied with former St. Louis Blue David Backes ) in scoring during the postseason with 14 total points. His performance throughout the playoffs proved his worthiness as vital ...

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  11. St. Louis Blues Likely In Search For A New Alternate CaptainRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bleedin Blue

    Apr 23, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; St. Louis Blues center Kyle Brodziak skates past Chicago Blackhawks left wing Teuvo Teravainen during the second period in game six of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports The St. Louis Blues are in need of a new captain with the departure of David Backes.

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  12. Blues re-sign AHL sniper Rattie - one year, $650,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | MSNBC

    ... though he's in line for a much more significant role with the Blues next season. Gone are the likes of veterans David Backes , Troy Brouwer and Steve Ott , which should open up more opportunities at forward.

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  13. St. Louis Blues Top Five Captains Of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Bleedin Blue

    ... St. Louis, MO, USA; San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) looks around the screen of St. Louis Blues center David Backes (42) during the first period in game five of the Western Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade ...

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  14. Boston Bruins: Matt Beleskey Happy to Have David Backes On TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Causeway Crowd

    ... year, the Bruins signed another hard-hitting player to a five year contract worth $30 million in the form of David Backes . The former St. Louis Blues captain looks like he will be a perfect fit for the Bruins style of play, whether it be at center ...

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  15. Blues a possible but unlikely destination for Jimmy VeseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | FrozenNotes.com

    ... that's at least an intriguing angle especially considering the Blues have some vacancies at forward after David Backes and Troy Brouwer chose new teams. Vesey recently said he felt "very comfortable" after meeting with the Sabres, but that ...

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  16. Mike Yeo is already proving to be a nice fit in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | MSNBC

    ... from the team that went to the Western Conference Final last spring. They'll be without big bodies like David Backes and Troy Brouwer , who both left in free agency, so learning to be feisty with smaller players would be wise. "We didn't have the ...

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  17. Vladimir Sobotka Returning To The Blues, Per AgentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... press box. Ot of that group, it'll be Jaskin. Sorry, Dmitrij. That top ten also isn't exactly a heavy group. David Backes ' departure has shifted the dynamic of the team significantly; however, that group of ten is fairly versatile and will probably ...

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  18. 2016 NHL Free Agency: Every Team's Best Remaining Option on the Open MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | BleacherReport

    ... of an upgrade. So far in free agency, the Bruins have focused on the forwards with the big-ticket additions of David Backes and fellow center Riley Nash. Boston has missed out Keith Yandle, Dan Hamhuis, Brian Campbell, Tom Gilbert and Jason Demers, ...

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  19. Jaden Schwartz files for salary arbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | FrozenNotes.com

    ... a new deal for Schwartz would be a situation that would have been resolved well before July 1st. Now that David Backes and Troy Brouwer have moved on, the team has more than enough cap space (just under $10 million) and it seems like a deal should ...

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  20. It's time to believe in Jake AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... team getting younger, it was time to go with Allen. Look at what Army has done. He traded Elliott and allowed David Backes, Troy Brouwer, and Steve Ott to walk. That's four players at 30 years or older that will not be Blues in 2016-17. Management ...

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