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David Backes
David Backes
Center  - STL
(Back-es)
Number: 42
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 221
Shoots: Right
Born: May 1, 1984  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN, United States
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Drafted: STL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (62nd overall)
2005-06: Served as Minnesota State-Mankato's captain for the season Tied for first on the Mavericks with a college career high in points (42), ranked first with a career high in assists (29) and finished second with a career high in penalty minutes (91) Named to the 2006 Academic All-American First Team Selected to the 2005-06 RBK Second All-America Team Named to the 2005-06 All-WCHA Second Team Named team MVP for the second consecutive year Missed only one game in his three-year collegiate career Signed by St. Louis on March 15 and was assigned to the Peoria Rivermen Played in 12 games, tallying 10 points (5g, 5a) and 10 penalty minutes.

College Career: 2004-05: Earned Minnesota State-Mankato MVP honors after playing in 38 games with the Mavericks, finishing first on the team in points (40), goals (17), power-play points (21), power-play goals (10), game-winning goals (3) and was second in assists (23) Was selected to the All-Western Collegiate Hockey Association Third Team after finishing tied for 15th in the conference in points (40), tied for 13th in goals (17), tied for 18th in assists (23), tied for 14th in power-play points (21) and tied for seventh in power-play goals (10) Was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 13 after recording three points (2g, 1a) in two games against Wisconsin on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11. 2003-04: Played in his first collegiate season with Minnesota State, appearing in 39 games, recording 37 points (16g, 21a) and 66 penalty minutes Finished second on the club in goals, assists, and points and was tied for third with 66 penalty minutes Finished fourth in the NCAA among freshmen in points and tied for third in goals and assists Ranked second among freshmen in the WCHA in points and goals and finished tied for second in assists and for his efforts was selected to the WCHA All-Rookie Team Finished 16th in the WCHA in points and tied for 13th in goals. Junior Career: 2002-03: Was selected to the United States Hockey League's First All-Star Team, registering 69 points (28g, 41a) in 57 games Was tied for third in the league in points (69), ranked seventh in goals (28) and ranked fourth in assists (41) Played in the 2003 USHL All-Star Game. 2001-02 : Skated in 30 games, recording 21 points (11g, 10a) with Lincoln along with 54 penalty minutes.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Steen 68 33 29 17 62
T. Oshie 79 21 39 19 60
D. Backes 74 27 30 14 57
J. Schwartz 80 25 31 28 56
A. Pietrangelo 81 8 43 20 51
K. Shattenkirk 81 10 35 1 45
V. Tarasenko 64 21 22 20 43
D. Roy 75 9 28 -1 37
J. Bouwmeester 82 4 33 26 37
V. Sobotka 61 9 24 14 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 18 6 2 .922 1.96
R. Miller 25 30 4 .918 2.64

 
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