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

    18 hrs ago | 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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  2. T.J. Oshie: By the NumbersRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | 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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  3. T.J. Oshie Trade A Tough, But Necessary Move For St. Louis BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  4. St Louis Blues Trade T.J. Oshie, More Must FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  5. Caps get Sochi shootout star Oshie from Blues for BrouwerRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  6. St. Louis Blues trade T.J. OshieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  7. T.J. Oshie trade should shake things in Washington and St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  8. Early Ranking of the Top Unrestricted NHL Free Agents in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  9. Reaction: Blues trade T.J. Oshie to the CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  10. Blues find trading partner, send T.J. Oshie to Capitals for Troy BrouwerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  11. St. Louis Blues Free Agency Updates: Lunchtime LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bleedin Blue

    ... celebrated Lehtera's re-signing with a special montage video they put together just for him. [ Twitter ] And David Backes took to Twitter to brag about being a new dad. Her gloves might be a little large, but she looks like she'll grow into them ...

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  12. Stay or Go: David BackesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... previously looked at Jay Bouwmeester here and TJ Oshie here. Now it's time to move onto the captain himself, David Backes . Backes took over the C in 2011 after posting a career year. He was the first player in Blues history to score 30 goals, 30 ...

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  13. Mike Richards Will Be Bought Out - Should The Blues Sign Him?Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... ( Paul Stastny , anyone?), the Blues actually have depth down the middle. It would be shocking to see Stastny, David Backes , Jori Lehtera , or Steve Ott moved this off-season. Marcel Goc is a UFA, but is Richards actually a replacement for Goc? ...

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  14. Blues Select Adam Musil at 94th OverallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... and for playing a tough and physical game down the middle." Skating is a concern for Musil, as it was for David Backes when the Blues selected him in the second round in 2003 and as is noted above by the "Black Book" scouts, but their report goes on ...

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  15. St. Louis Blues Rumors: Blues To Ink Deal With Penguins?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bleedin Blue

    Mar 15, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson and right wing T.J. Oshie and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo and center David Backes celebrate Oshie TSN's Darren Dreger took to the airwaves Friday morning to talk Draft day, his favorite picks, and of course, which teams he thought might make a trade. The St. Louis Blues are apparently on his radar.

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  16. Three Calgary Flames Trade Possibilities At NHL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Flame For Thought

    The Calgary Flames have been linked to several star players who are on the trade block, including David Backes of the St. Louis Blues, Milan Lucic of the Boston Bruins and a handful of available goaltenders such as Cam Talbot of the New York Rangers and Eddie Lack of the rival Vancouver Canucks. Though I don't think the Flames will pony up the assets to acquire the likes of Lucic or Backes, especially considering they are both just one year away from unrestricted free agency and both may have their best seasons in the league being them.

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  17. Jets should look at Ladd as big part of unlocking future successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... (goals, assists, points) and relative shot metrics (corsi, scoring chances and goals) are St. Louis Blues' David Backes, Philadelphia Flyers' R.J, Umberger, Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Callahan and Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal. Backes is in the ...

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  18. A Blues-Based Look At Last Night's NHL AwardsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... BOS 1083 (75-29-19-8-11) 2. Jonathan Toews, CHI 1051 (51-58-20-9-8) 3. Anze Kopitar, LAK 364 (5-8-29-32-17) 4. David Backes, STL 363 (7-17-20-20-14) 5. Pavel Datsyuk, DET 238 (3-9-13-21-17) Kevin Shattenkirk finished 15th overall in Norris voting ...

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  19. 2015 NHL Entry Draft: What Are The St. Louis Blues To Do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Bleedin Blue

    ... pool since 2003, which saw players drafted such as Marc-Andre Fleury, Eric Staal, and even the Blues captain David Backes. This alone should give Doug Armstrong the push to do something about getting into the first round. Even though the entire ...

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  20. Minnesota Wild Futures: Central Division Shake-Up Coming Via TradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Gone Puck Wild

    ... decided that Hitch will be back in 2015-16, so what will change for the team? Minnesota natives, TJ Oshie and David Backes have had their names thrown around due to underperforming in the playoffs in back-to -back years. The Blues could look to ...

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