St. Louis Blues

 
David Backes
current status: On roster
Birth Date:May 1, 1984 (30 years old)
Place of Birth:Minneapolis, MN
Shoots:R
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 2003 (2/62).
HOT
14 pts in last 7 GP
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 45 16 17 33 5 47 9 0 2 18:43 107 0.73
On Pace 81 29 31 60 9 85 16 0 4 18:43 193 0.74
Scouting Report
Assets: 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 center and wing.
Flaws: Sometimes, he is too aggressive and gets caught out of position or takes bad penalties. His scoring lacks consistency, though he's improving in all areas of the game.
Career Potential: Excellent shutdown and two-way center with versatility.
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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