David Backes ultimately didn’t return to the Blues because they didn’t agree to a fifth year on his contract.
It is not clear at this point whether recently-signed David Backes will play predominently as a center or as a right winger for the Bruins.
Updating a previous report, the Boston Bruins gave David Backes a modified no movement clause in his new deal.
The Boston Bruins have signed David Backes to a five-year/$30 million deal.
The Boston Bruins have signed David Backes to a one-year contract.
It looks like David Backes will probably end up testing the UFA market.
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.