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Last Word on Hockey Feb 22, 2020
What Went Wrong for David Backes in Boston

What Went Wrong for David Backes in Boston

With the Boston Bruins trading David Backes to the Anaheim Ducks, it marked the end of his tumultuous tenure in Boston. The 35-year-old returns to the Western Conference, where he spent 14 years as a member of the St. Louis Blues. What Went Wrong for David Backes? After signing a five-year, $30 million contract with the Bruins in 2016, Backes had high expectations upon his arrival. His contract proved to be too costly for the Bruins as time went on and they needed to get most of it off the books. Between injuries, his performance and the skill of the Bruins team, there were too many obstacles...
Los Angeles Times Feb 21, 2020

Ducks trade Ondrej Kase to Boston for a first-round pick

The Ducks dealt forward Ondrej Kase to the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward David Backes, prospect Axel Andersson and a 2020 first-round pick.
CBC News Feb 21, 2020
Bruins acquire Ondrej Kase from Ducks for David Backes, 1st-round pick

Bruins acquire Ondrej Kase from Ducks for David Backes, 1st-round pick

The NHL-leading Boston Bruins freed up salary cap space Friday by trading veteran forward David Backes and a first-round draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks for forward Ondrej Kase.
The Hockey Writers Feb 21, 2020

Bruins Trade Backes to Ducks For Kase

The Boston Bruins have traded forward David Backes, defender Axel Anderson and a first-round pick to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Ondrej Kase, Frank Seravalli has reported. The Bruins are also retaining 25% of Backes’ salary and cap hit, according to Chris Johnston. For the Bruins, this deal serves a few purposes as […] The post Bruins Trade Backes to Ducks For Kase appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Feb 1, 2020

Boston Bruins and David Backes in Limbo

When David Backes signed a five-year, $30 million dollar deal with the Boston Bruins in 2016, many people were left scratching their heads. At the time, the 32-year-old former St. Louis Blues captain was coming off his lowest goal-scoring season since 2009-10 but was impressive in the playoffs the season before. More important to the […] The post Boston Bruins and David Backes in Limbo appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
On the Forecheck Feb 1, 2020
Saturday’s Dump and Chase: Happy Filbruary

Saturday’s Dump and Chase: Happy Filbruary

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via The Month of the Prince is here. Around the League Backes, waived by Bruins, won't play in American Hockey LeagueWill David Backes retire? On Campus: Dugan among favorites for MVPTake a peek at the top performers in the NCAA. Hurricanes could add defenseman before Trade Deadline, GM saysThe Canes need another defenseman if they want to make a big playoff run. Puck Personality: Steal a Skill | NHL.comWhat skill would NHL stars want to acquire? Flames come to Giordano's defence after polarizing hit on McDavid - Sportsnet.caHere's the latest in the Battle of...
A Winning Habit Jan 31, 2020

Montreal Canadiens Should Trade For David Backes – With Large Incentive

The Montreal Canadiens have used their vacant cap space to add Joel Armia in the past. They should look to add another prospect by taking on David Backes contract. The Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins rarely link up on trades. Division rivals don’t usually like to help each other out by making trades and the […] Montreal Canadiens Should Trade For David Backes – With Large Incentive - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca Jan 30, 2020
Bruins, David Backes agree he will not play for Providence in AHL

Bruins, David Backes agree he will not play for Providence in AHL

Boston Bruins winger David Backes will not play in the AHL after clearing waivers on Jan. 18, the team announced on Thursday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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