David Backes

Age 35 May 1, 1984
Minneapolis USA
Right Wing shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2011
Agent Wade Arnott
Draft Year 2003
Drafted Overall 62
Draft Round 2
Draft Team St. Louis Blues
Transaction History
Jan 4, 2019 Announced RW David Backes to has served his suspension.
Dec 28, 2018 Suspended NHL suspended RW David Backes three games for an illegal check to the head.
Mar 7, 2018 Suspended NHL suspended RW David Backes three games for interference against an opponent.
Nov 29, 2017 Activated Activated RW David Backes from injured reserve.
Nov 2, 2017 Injured Placed RW David Backes on IR.
Oct 19, 2017 Activated Activated RW David Backes from injured reserve.
Nov 12, 2010 (David Backes) Signed to a five-year contract extension.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats
David Backes GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Boston Bruins 70 7 13 20 0 31 764 63.64 54.39 1.30 53.72 0.29 0.39 0.94
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1999-2000 Spring Lake Park High USHS-MN 24 17 20 37 0
2000-2001 Spring Lake Park High USHS-MN 24 29 46 75 0
2001-2002 Lincoln Stars USHL 30 11 10 21 54 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Spring Lake Park High USHS-MN 25 31 36 67 0 Playoffs 2 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2002-2003 Lincoln Stars USHL 57 28 41 69 126 Playoffs 7 4 1 5 0
2003-2004 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 39 16 21 37 66
2004-2005 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 38 17 23 40 55
2005-2006 Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato) NCAA 38 13 29 42 91
Peoria Rivermen AHL 12 5 5 10 10 Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0
2006-2007 Peoria Rivermen AHL 31 10 3 13 47
St. Louis Blues NHL 49 10 13 23 37
USA WC 7 1 2 3 6
2007-2008 St. Louis Blues NHL 72 13 18 31 99 843 44.74 52.52 5.65 50.30 3.26 0.64 1.64
USA WC 6 0 1 1 35
2008-2009 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 31 23 54 165 1,006 50.00 53.99 6.46 50.30 3.40 1.31 2.27 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
USA WC 9 1 4 5 33
2009-2010 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 17 31 48 106 996 50.62 51.93 4.00 53.02 2.64 0.54 1.99
USA OG 6 1 2 3 2
2010-2011 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 31 31 62 93 1,180 64.42 55.56 6.98 53.51 1.76 1.07 1.93
2011-2012 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 24 30 54 101 1,206 58.11 55.25 1.61 55.63 2.08 0.55 1.39 Playoffs 9 2 2 4 0
2012-2013 St. Louis Blues NHL 48 6 22 28 62 709 55.10 53.08 3.89 52.56 0.34 0.34 1.61 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
2013-2014 St. Louis Blues NHL 74 27 30 57 119 1,042 58.75 55.63 1.44 56.42 2.81 0.69 2.02 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
USA OG 6 3 1 4 6
2014-2015 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 26 32 58 104 1,087 55.56 52.47 -1.62 50.35 -2.73 0.83 2.15 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 21 24 45 83 1,107 53.03 52.99 1.80 51.88 -0.97 0.43 1.35 Playoffs 20 7 7 14 0
2016-2017 USA WCup 2 0 0 0 0
Boston Bruins NHL 74 17 21 38 69 1,014 52.27 53.26 -0.91 56.25 1.37 0.71 1.54 Playoffs 6 1 3 4 0
2017-2018 Boston Bruins NHL 57 14 19 33 53 732 45.10 57.77 3.93 56.05 1.70 0.66 1.39 Playoffs 12 2 1 3 0
2018-2019 Boston Bruins NHL 70 7 13 20 31 764 63.64 54.39 1.30 53.72 0.29 0.39 0.94 Playoffs 9 2 3 5 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Wade Arnott
Buyout Calculator
Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 5 Years $30,000,000 7.55% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000
Total Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date November 12, 2010
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 5 Years $22,500,000 7.00% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
UFA
AAV $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,500,000 $3,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,500,000 $3,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Minors Salary $4,500,000 $3,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Clauses NTC NTC NTC NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2008
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 3 Years $7,500,000 4.41% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
UFA
AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Minors Salary $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date March 15, 2006
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,775,000 1.74% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008
Cap Hit $765,000 $765,000
RFA
AAV $887,500 $887,500
Performance Bonuses $155,000 $90,000
Base Salary $500,000 $575,000
Signing Bonuses $227,500 $227,500
Total Salary $727,500 $802,500
Minors Salary $50,000 $50,000
Clauses
UFA Year