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David Backes | Winger | #42

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (33) / 5/1/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 221
College: Minnesota State U-Mankato
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 2 (62) / STL
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David Backes recorded 38 points in 2016-17, which is his lowest point total in a full season since 2007-08.
Backes hopes to get more responsibility next season and possibly return to playing center. "Do I think all the other options were explored? I don't," he said. "(Bruce Cassidy's) time was short, and what worked he went with, and what didn’t work he tried to change. ... Me at center with different guys or different combinations? I think there's always room for tinkering with it, just so we can have depth and roll three good lines or four good lines. That'll be up to next year, especially when you have a preseason you can try out some of those things. Maybe that'll be an opportunity to explore other options that we have." He spent most of his time under Cassidy on the wing with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand. Apr 30 - 5:49 PM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Dominic Moore
5Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson
LW1Brad Marchand
2Frank Vatrano
3Noel Acciari
4Matt Beleskey
5Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2David Backes
3Drew Stafford
4Riley Nash
5Jimmy Hayes
6Brian Ferlin
D1Torey Krug
2Zdeno Chara
3Brandon Carlo
4Adam McQuaid
5John-Michael Liles
6Kevan Miller
7Charlie McAvoy
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin