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Thu, Sep 9, 2021

11:12am - David Backes (StL) retired as a member of the Blues after signing a one-day contract with St. Louis on Thursday.

Sat, Apr 24, 2021

10:19pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster under emergency conditions Saturday, per CapFriendly.

Sun, Apr 11, 2021

10:30pm - David Backes (Ana) was demoted to the taxi squad Sunday, according to CapFriendly.

Fri, Apr 9, 2021

10:17pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted for Friday's tilt with the Avalanche.

Wed, Apr 7, 2021

9:12pm - David Backes (Ana) was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Tue, Apr 6, 2021

8:56pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster under emergency conditions Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

11:00pm - David Backes (Ana) was reassigned to the taxi squad Monday, per CapFriendly.

Sun, Apr 4, 2021

8:53pm - David Backes (Ana) has been promoted to the Ducks' active roster and will be in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Coyotes.

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

9:36pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster and returned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

8:24pm - David Backes (Ana) was designated for the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

Sun, Mar 14, 2021

12:04pm - David Backes (Ana) was waived by the Ducks on Sunday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

Sat, Mar 13, 2021

9:14pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster Saturday, per CapFriendly.

Wed, Mar 3, 2021

8:48pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

8:46pm - David Backes (Ana) was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

Sat, Feb 20, 2021

9:25pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster Saturday, per CBS Sports.

Thu, Feb 11, 2021

9:59pm - David Backes (Ana) was promoted to the active roster and is expected to play in Thursday's game against Vegas, per CBS Sports.

Sat, Jan 23, 2021

4:17pm - David Backes (Ana) was recalled from AHL San Diego on Friday, TSN reports.

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

1:09pm - David Backes (Ana) was placed on waivers Friday, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.

Sun, May 31, 2020

11:22pm - David Backes (Ana) suited up in just 22 games this season, recording one goal and five assists.

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

12:59pm - David Backes (Ana) Bruins dealt Backes, a first-round pick and prospect Axel Andersson to the Ducks in exchange for Ondrej Kase on Friday, Frank Seravalli of TSN.ca reports.

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

12:00pm - David Backes (Bos) a statement released by the Bruins on Thursday, GM Don Sweeney relayed that after speaking with Backes, it has been "agreed that it is in the best interest of David and the Bruins for him not to play in Providence at this time."

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

12:21pm - David Backes (Bos) Bruins tabbed Backes for waivers for the purposes of sending him to the AHL.

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

11:33am - David Backes (Bos) skated 8:35 with one hit and one block in Thursday's 5-4 win over Winnipeg.

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

11:53am - David Backes (Bos) picked up an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Blackhawks on Thursday.

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

8:54am - David Backes (Bos) scored a power-play goal that was the difference maker in a 3-1 win over Montreal on Sunday.

Sat, Nov 30, 2019

1:17pm - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) has been cleared to rejoin the lineup ahead of Sunday's matchup with Montreal, Joe McDonald of The Athletic reports.

Sat, Nov 23, 2019

11:22am - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) returned to practice in a non-contact sweater Saturday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.

Mon, Nov 11, 2019

1:56pm - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Nov. 2, per the NHL's official media site.

Sun, Nov 10, 2019

6:29pm - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game against Philadelphia, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

12:14pm - David Backes (Bos) (lower body) won't travel to Detroit for Friday's game against the Red Wings.

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

11:42am - David Backes (Bos) (upper body), as expected, won't play in either of the Bruins' next two games, Conor Ryan of MassLive.com reports.

Sun, Nov 3, 2019

12:00pm - David Backes (Bos) Bruce Cassidy said Sunday that Backes is doubtful for Monday's game against Pittsburgh and Tuesday's game against Montreal.

Sat, Nov 2, 2019

8:23pm - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) left Saturday's game versus Ottawa after colliding with Scott Sabourin in the first period, Conor Ryan of MassLive.com reports.

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

9:27am - David Backes (Bos) picked up his first point of the season -- an assist -- in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

10:20am - David Backes (Bos) has three shots on goal, a hit, and a penalty during 12:08 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Vegas.

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

10:45am - David Backes (Bos) hired a figure skating coach this summer, he told Joe McDonald of The Athletic.

Fri, May 3, 2019

11:58am - David Backes (Bos) notched an assist in Thursday's 4-1 victory over Columbus.

Thu, May 2, 2019

11:41am - David Backes (Bos) will draw into the lineup for Thursday's Game 4 against the Blue Jackets, Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com reports.

Sat, Apr 13, 2019

11:33am - David Backes (Bos) being scratched in Game 1, Backes will play Saturday against Toronto.

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

1:06pm - David Backes (Bos) could be back in the Bruins' starting lineup for Saturday's Game 2, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports

Sun, Mar 31, 2019

11:13pm - David Backes (Bos) tallied his seventh goal of the season in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Red Wings.

Fri, Mar 22, 2019

10:02am - David Backes (Bos) tipped in a goal with only 22 seconds to go in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Devils.

Wed, Mar 6, 2019

6:26pm - David Backes (Bos) has accepted a new role as enforcer for the Bruins, Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe reports.

Wed, Feb 27, 2019

12:17pm - David Backes (Bos) threw five hits and collected his fight fighting major of the season in a 4-1 win over the Sharks on Tuesday.

Sun, Feb 10, 2019

2:06pm - David Backes (Bos) will be a healthy scratch for Sunday's contest against the Avalanche, Conor Ryan of MassLive.com reports.

Fri, Feb 8, 2019

1:36pm - David Backes (Bos) is slated to re-enter the Bruins' lineup Saturday against the Kings.

Wed, Feb 6, 2019

12:28pm - David Backes (Bos) is slated to be a scratch Wednesday night against the Rangers.

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

11:22am - David Backes (Bos) (coach's decision) will reenter the lineup Thursday evening against the Blues.

Wed, Jan 16, 2019

11:39am - David Backes (Bos) will be a scratch Wednesday night against the Flyers.

Fri, Jan 11, 2019

12:48pm - David Backes (Bos) collected an assist during a 4-2 loss to the Capitals on Thursday.

Sun, Jan 6, 2019

11:04am - David Backes (Bos) collected the game-winning goal during a 2-1 win over the Sabres on Saturday.

Fri, Jan 4, 2019

9:37am - David Backes (Bos) has served his three-game ban and is available for Saturday's matchup with Buffalo.

Fri, Dec 28, 2018

6:33pm - David Backes (Bos) has been suspended for three games for delivering an illegal check to the head to New Jersey's Blake Coleman during Thursday's 5-2 win over the Devils.

11:27am - David Backes (Bos) will have a hearing with the league for his check on Blake Coleman on Thursday, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Friday.

Tue, Dec 18, 2018

9:29am - David Backes (Bos) assisted on the game's opening goal during a 4-0 win over the Canadiens on Monday.

Tue, Dec 11, 2018

8:11pm - David Backes (Bos) (face) returned for the second period of Tuesday's game versus the Coyotes, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.

7:53pm - David Backes (Bos) left Tuesday's game versus the Coyotes after taking Oliver Ekman-Larsson's skate to his face, Joe McDonald of The Athletic reports.

Sat, Nov 24, 2018

11:37pm - David Backes (Bos) scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 3-2 victory over Montreal.

Fri, Nov 9, 2018

1:38pm - David Backes (Bos) will see time on the right wing, if he starts at all, for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs, Matt Porter of The Boston Globe reports.

Thu, Nov 1, 2018

2:43pm - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) will suit up against the Predators on Saturday, Joe McDonald of The Athletic reports.

12:21pm - David Backes (Bos) Bruce Cassidy noted Thursday that Backes (upper body) "should be good" to go Saturday against the Predators.

Mon, Oct 29, 2018

1:02pm - David Backes (Bos) (upper body) skated Monday but will not play against the Hurricanes on Tuesday.

Mon, Oct 22, 2018

11:41am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) returned to Boston on Monday and will not play Tuesday in Ottawa.

Sat, Oct 20, 2018

5:49pm - David Backes (Bos) (illness) isn't in the lineup against the Canucks on Saturday.

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

10:40am - David Backes (Bos) Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Oilers, Backes took a high hit from Matt Benning but returned to the game after spending awhile in the locker room.

Fri, Oct 5, 2018

2:42pm - David Backes (Bos) saw 16:31 worth of ice time (including 1:13 on the power play) in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Sabres.

Wed, Sep 12, 2018

1:56pm - David Backes (Bos) dropped 10 pounds this past offseason, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018

8:13am - David Backes (Bos) who dealt with a number of issues and missed 25 games last year, is confident that he won't have a similar fate this coming season, NHL.com reports. "There's no doubt in my mind," he said. "I'd put money on it, that this year is better."

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

8:23am - David Backes (Bos) coach Bruce Cassidy, Backes (leg) looks "good to go" for Thursday night's game against the Lightning.

7:22am - David Backes (Bos) (leg) skated with Danton Heinen and Riley Nash during Thursday morning's line rushes.

Wed, Mar 28, 2018

1:13pm - David Backes (Bos) (leg) skated once again Wednesday, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Tue, Mar 27, 2018

10:06am - David Backes (Bos) (leg) skated on Tuesday.

Mon, Mar 26, 2018

10:02am - David Backes (Bos) (leg) could resume skating Tuesday.

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

6:56am - David Backes (Bos) who required 17 stitches to close a cut he sustained Saturday night against the Lightning, expects to be back in action in the next 5-to-10 days.

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

5:12pm - David Backes (Bos) (laceration) will be sidelined for a couple games, and was re-evaluated Sunday by the medial staff.

Tue, Feb 13, 2018

5:04pm - David Backes (Bos) collected two assists -- one on the power play -- during Tuesday's 5-2 win over Calgary.

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

8:51am - David Backes (Bos) indicated that he's fine after being evaluated for a head injury in the third period of Tuesday's loss to the Ducks, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.

6:13am - David Backes (Bos) who left Tuesday's game against the Ducks with an unspecified issue, was on the ice for Wednesday's practice.

Tue, Jan 30, 2018

5:01pm - David Backes (Bos) (undisclosed) left Tuesday's game against the Ducks and didn't return.

5:01pm - David Backes (Bos) (undisclosed) left Tuesday's game against the Ducks and didn't return.

Sun, Jan 14, 2018

4:44pm - David Backes (Bos) finished Saturday's 4-3 win over the Canadiens with five hits.

Sat, Dec 30, 2017

5:50pm - David Backes (Bos) delivered two power-play assists in Saturday's 5-0 win over Ottawa.

Fri, Dec 29, 2017

3:27am - David Backes (Bos) potted a pair of goals in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to Washington.

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

8:21am - David Backes (Bos) scored his fifth goal of the season and added an assist in Wednesday's win over Ottawa.

Sun, Dec 24, 2017

10:57am - David Backes (Bos) registered two assists -- including a man-advantage helper -- in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Red Wings.

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

7:01am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) will be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Tampa Bay.

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

7:39am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday night's contest against the Lightning.

Sat, Nov 25, 2017

7:26am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) won't be able to play Sunday, but Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy is encouraged by the versatile winger taking contact for the first time Saturday.

Mon, Nov 20, 2017

11:41am - David Backes (Bos) who is bouncing back from surgery to remove part of his colon, resumed skating with his teammates Monday, the Boston Herald reports.

Thu, Nov 2, 2017

7:15am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) was designated for injured reserve Thursday.

Wed, Nov 1, 2017

7:20am - David Backes (Bos) will undergo an operation that will remove a portion of his colon Thursday and will be sidelined for the next eight weeks.

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

9:59am - David Backes (Bos) will center the team's second line Thursday against San Jose, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

8:17am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) will return for Thursday's home contest against the visiting Canucks.

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

9:38am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) practiced for the second consecutive day Wednesday and could return to the lineup Thursday against Vancouver.

Tue, Oct 17, 2017

9:58am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) returned to practice Tuesday and has not been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Canucks yet, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Mon, Oct 9, 2017

7:51am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) was moved to injured reserve Monday.

Thu, Oct 5, 2017

8:29am - David Backes (Bos) (illness) won't take part in Thursday's Opening Night contest against Nashville.

Wed, Oct 4, 2017

8:52am - David Backes (Bos) missed Wednesday's practice while feeling under the weather, per coach Bruce Cassidy.

Mon, Apr 17, 2017

8:16pm - David Backes (Bos) scored a goal on his only shot on net and recorded a minor penalty and four hits over 15:16 of ice time during Monday's Game 3 loss to Ottawa.

Mon, Mar 20, 2017

10:12pm - David Backes (Bos) opened the scoring in Monday's 4-2 loss against the Maple Leafs.

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