Signing David Backes is a priority for GM Doug Armstrong, but he isn't sure what will happen.
David Backes hopes to sign a new deal with St. Louis.
St. Louis star David Backes, who was questionable for Game 5 of the Western Conference Final Monday night because of an upper-body ailment, is indeed in the Blues' lineup against the San Jose Sharks.
David Backes (upper body) is skating in the St. Louis Blues' warmup, just as St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said this morning he would.
David Backes (upper body) will take part in Monday's pregame warmup.
David Backes didn't play in the second or third periods of Saturday's Game 4 win over the Sharks.
David Backes' strong playoff should give him a boost when it comes to any future contract negotiations with the Blues.
David Backes scored his seventh goal of the postseason in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.
David Backes posted a goal and an assist in a 6-1 win over Dallas in Game 7 on Wednesday night.
David Backes scored twice in the Blues 6-1 blowout of Dallas in Game 3 to help St. Louis take a 2-1 series lead.
David Backes scored the overtime winner in St. Louis' 4-3 win over the Stars in Game 2.
David Backes came through for St. Louis during Game 5 on Thursday.
David Backes maintained his point-per-game through three games with an assist during Sunday's Game 3 win over Chicago.
David Backes banked a shot in off a Blackhawk's defender at 9:04 of overtime, helping the Blues to a 1-0 win in Game 1.