David Backes RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Backes returns to practice and eyes return to the Bruins lineup

    Boston Herald "David Backes was raring to go the week of the season opener. With the league a more welcoming place for faster and smaller players, the rugged forward worked on his skating in the offseason and streamlined his bulky physique for today’s NHL. But just a couple of days before the Bruins opener..." October 18

  • Bruins will be without David Backes for 3-4 weeks

    Boston Herald "The Bruins did not start the new season the way they had envisioned. Not only were the B's without their top player Patrice Bergeron, out day-to-day with a lower body injury, and defenseman Torey Krug (broken jaw), but it was learned Thursday night that David Backes would be out at least three..." October 06

  • Bruins' Backes working hard to keep up in younger, quicker NHL

    Boston Globe "David Backes is in a good place, not just because he feels especially sprightly during summer skating sessions. Off the ice, after experiencing perhaps his most turbulent year, Backes has settled into a rhythm ahead of his second Black-and-Gold season. Backes, back in Brighton for Thursday’s..." August 06