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  1. St. Louis Blues: new year, same storyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    ... "best player" did his part, Vladimir Tarasenko had six goals in six games. However, that's where it ended. David Backes , T.J. Oshie , Alexander Steen and Stastny combined only had four goals, including zero tallies from a defensmen the entire ...

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  2. Top Shelf: Hitch's last standRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KAVU

    ... Oshie and his teammates are not blaming Hitchcock for their playoff disappointments. Some of them, like captain David Backes and goaltender Jake Allen, who surrendered more than a few soft goals in the series, are putting the responsibility directly ...

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  3. Wild oust Blues to reach next roundRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... for a reason, because he works his butt off and he's able to find opportunities like that," Blues captain David Backes said, praising Parise after the third straight first-round ouster by the Blues. Justin Fontaine also scored, Nino Niederreiter ...

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  4. Avalanche Fan Commentary: St. Louis Blues Choke AgainRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Mile High Sticking

    ... It's as if the Blues don't understand that you have to ramp up the intensity in the playoffs. (Captain David Backes alluded to the same during a shortened interview - more on that later.) Case in point, the St. Louis Blues are known for being a ...

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  5. NHL: Parise stars as Wild finishes off BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... for a reason, because he works his butt off and he's able to find opportunities like that," Blues captain David Backes said, praising Parise after the third straight first-round ouster by the Blues. Justin Fontaine also scored, Nino Niederreiter ...

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  6. Minnesota Wild Finish Off Blues With 4-1 Victory In Game 6Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Gone Puck Wild

    ... lead with his 2nd career playoff goal. As the Blues tried to enter the offensive zone, Marco Scandella tied up David Backes along the boards and forced the puck loose around the center red-line. Fontaine snatched the loose puck and flew up the ...

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  7. Blues brace for changes after third consecutive first-round exitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... interview session after a St. Louis victory in the first round of the playoffs. Instead, Blues captain David Backes stood in a desolate locker room Sunday for the third year in a row, trying to answer the same questions about the same familiar ...

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  8. Wild Blog: Wild Has St. Louis Singing The Blues In Series WinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... the first round, leaving the Blues players flustered. "It sucks. There's no other summary of it," Blues captain David Backes said. "We put a lot into the regular season to get into the playoffs and rather than go up a notch to beat a team, we are on ...

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  9. Blues at a loss for answers after another early playoff exitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... third straight season. "If I had answers to these questions, I would have fixed it after Game 1," Blues forward David Backes said. "We would have won (the series) 4-1, and we would be going on to play Chicago." In both Games 5 and 6, Wild goalie ...

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  10. With Upset of Blues, Minnesota Wild Show They're Legit Stanley Cup Final ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... isn't working out in the playoffs. "It sucks. There's no other summary of it than it sucks," Blues center David Backes begrudgingly told reporters as seen on the Blues website . "Together as a group, we didn't bring enough, and now we've got to ...

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  11. Changes on the horizon for the St. Louis BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    ... of the Blues' bigger names, GM Doug Armstrong could move a few of the Blues' core players if the deal is right. David Backes : As the captain of the Blues, Backes provides a strong physical presence and good two-way hockey to the Blues lineup. You ...

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  12. Wild's Zach Parise comes up big in the clutch ... againRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... We were able to get one right away. I was pretty pumped up." It was an all-too familiar sight for Blues captain David Backes, Parise's 2010 and 2014 U.S. Olympic teammate. "He's tenacious," Backes said. "He's an all-world player for a reason. It's ...

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  13. Wild aim to get past Chicago Blackhawks this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... teams coming out of the Central (Division) and they are the third and fourth seeds that get out," Blues captain David Backes said. "You get into the playoffs, anyone can get out if they bring the next level of their game, and Minnesota and Chicago ...

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  14. T.J. Oshie: "We Just Haven't Gotten The Goals"Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | St. Louis Game Time

    ... media have called for the team's core of players to be broken up in response to disappointing postseason play. David Backes , T.J. Oshie , Patrik Berglund , and Alexander Steen especially have not done well in the postseason, and to be quite frank ...

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  15. Wild keep Minnesotans Backes, Oshie quiet in seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | TwinCities

    David Backes and T.J. Oshie, two top-line St. Louis Blues forwards with Minnesota ties, were kept quiet for most of the first-round series against the Minnesota Wild. Their biggest goal was Sunday when Oshie scored with four seconds remaining in the second period of the Wild's series-clinching 4-1 win over St. Louis.

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  16. Blues look to fight off eliminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Apr 24, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues center David Backes (42) in the game against the Minnesota Wild during the second period in game five of the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup ...

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  17. Wild vs. Blues: Evaluating Hawks' Possible 2nd Round OpponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Chicago

    ... makes life difficult by itself, but then you add in sensational winger Vladimir Tararsenko and gritty forward David Backes, and you can see why the Blues' depth would scare the Blackhawks senseless. In the end, the Blackhawks have the capability of ...

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  18. Ill Communication: Blues At Wild Game 6 PreviewRead the original story

    Yesterday | St. Louis Game Time

    ... shouldn't be up to just him. Where's the hunger from the rest of the team? Alexander Steen , Jaden Schwartz , David Backes , Paul Stastny ... you're currently tied with tough guy Ryan Reaves in goals. Which is still ahead of the 0 put up by T.J. ...

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  19. NHL Playoffs Viewing Guide: How to Watch Sunday's GamesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Winging It In Motown

    What to watch for: Minnesota is one win away from finishing off the Blues, who they have generally outplayed all series long. If the Wild pull this series off, there are going to be some hilarious questions about Ken Hitchcock's coaching and David Backes ' leadership.

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  20. The Blues need more from T.J. Oshie, David Backes and Paul StastnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | FrozenNotes.com

    It takes a team effort to lose three games in a playoff series and a team effort to right the ship and prevent elimination. With that being said, the Blues need to get more out of David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Paul Stastny if they hope to prolong their stay in the 2014-15 playoffs.

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