Bruins forward David Backes says his team simply isn't playing well enough right now.
David Backes, who was ill Monday morning and didn't take part in the Bruins' morning skate, scored his 16th goal of the season Monday night in Boston's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto.
David Backes will be a game-time decision Monday night because of an illness.
David Backes had to be helped off the ice Wednesday after he crashed into the boards, but he managed to return in the second period.
David Backes notched a goal and an assist in Monday's 6-3 win over Vancouver.
David Backes did a bit of everything for fantasy owners during Sunday's 6-3 win over the Stars.
David Backes earned a pair of assists in a 5-3 loss to Anaheim on Wednesday night.
David Backes notched a goal and two assists in a 6-3 win against San Jose on Thursday night.
David Backes skated on the top line during Wednesday's practice.
David Backes continues to struggle and has been a liability on the ice over the Bruins' last 11 games.
David Backes has provided one assist in his last 11 games.
David Backes skated at right wing on Sunday, but he was on the third line.
David Backes centered the third line on Wednesday.
David Backes amassed 17 minutes in penalties in his first game back to St. Louis.