Despite rumors that suggest David Backes would be switched to right wing to play alongside newly-signed Paul Stastny, the all-purpose forward will remain at center to start training camp.
David Backes played in the playoffs with a broken toe on his left foot.
David Backes logged 21:35 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Friday.
David Backes is in the lineup for Friday night's Game 5 showdown with the Blackhawks.
David Backes (upper body) didn't participate in Friday's morning skate.
David Backes (upper body) didn't practice Thursday.
David Backes (upper body) didn't skate with the Blues on Wednesday.
The status of David Backes will be made clearer after Wednesday's morning skate.
David Backes won't play in Game 3 on Monday with what is believed to be an upper-body injury.
David Backes didn't start overtime with his regular wingers.
David Backes (foot) will play Thursday in St. Louis' playoff opener.
David Backes (foot) didn't skate Tuesday.
David Backes (foot) should be ready to play in St. Louis' playoff opener Thursday night.
David Backes has been seen wearing a walking boot and he may not be available to play before the regular season is over.