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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
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 NSH 65 41 17 7 193 158 89
2 ANA 65 41 17 7 193 178 89
3 STL 63 40 18 5 197 159 85
4 CHI 64 38 21 5 188 152 81
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 63 36 24 3 182 173 75
7 MIN 63 34 22 7 179 163 75
8 CGY 63 34 25 4 178 162 72
9 LAK 63 30 21 12 171 164 72
10 SJS 65 32 25 8 185 183 72
11 DAL 64 28 26 10 199 212 66
12 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
13 ARI 64 20 37 7 139 218 47
14 EDM 64 18 36 10 145 213 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 63 31 30 27 61
A. Steen 61 19 32 6 51
J. Schwartz 56 20 27 13 47
T. Oshie 55 17 27 11 44
D. Backes 62 21 22 4 43
K. Shattenkirk 49 8 32 18 40
P. Stastny 55 12 25 11 37
J. Lehtera 56 9 24 13 33
A. Pietrangelo 63 6 27 -2 33
P. Berglund 59 8 12 -2 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 20 9 2 .921 2.20
J. Allen 17 6 3 .903 2.55

 
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