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Boston Bruins Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
 
David Backes • #42 • RW
2 pts in last 2 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 221 lbs.
Born:May 1, 1984 (34 yrs) in Minneapolis, MN
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 2003 (2/62).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2016.
Shoots:R
2018-19 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 29 3 5 8 -2 6 1 0 0 13:56 58 0.28
On Pace 77 8 13 21 -5 16 3 0 0 13:56 154 0.27
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Scouting Report
Plays a great shutdown role and two-way game. Has size, hockey sense, a nose for the net and plenty of grit and determination. Is a tremendous body checker. Can play both wing and center. Sometimes, he is too aggressive and gets caught out of position or takes bad penalties. His scoring lacks consistency and he has a tendency of going into prolonged scoring slumps.
Long Range Potential: Big, versatile veteran forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11
WCHA Third All-Star Team 2004-05
WCHA All-Rookie Team 2003-04
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2010 (USA)
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