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  1. Blues retain head coach for another seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... Armstrong said he wouldn't break up the core group that's been in place for several seasons, including captain David Backes, T.J. Oshie, Alex Pietrangelo and Patrik Berglund, just to make a change. "There is value if we get better players in ...

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  2. Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another seasonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Armstrong said he wouldn't break up the core group that's been in place for several seasons, including captain David Backes, T.J. Oshie, Alex Pietrangelo and Patrik Berglund, just to make a change. "There is value if we get better players in ...

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  3. Hitchcock will return as Blues coachRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... coach," Armstrong said, "oeand I" ll show you a losing coach." "oeI" ve got no issues with him," Blues captain David Backes said. "oeDoes he ride guys hard and has he been on my case at times, where it" s made me angry? Yes. But he does it in the ...

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  4. Captain David Backes' Future Rides On Hitchcock's SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bleedin Blue

    Mar 25, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; St. Louis Blues center David Backes looks on from the bench with right wing T.J. Oshie and head coach Ken Hitchcock against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. The Blues beat the Maple Leafs 5-3.

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  5. 'I've got no issues' with Hitchcock, says Blues captain BackesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MSNBC

    While it was hardly a glowing endorsement, St. Louis captain David Backes did offer support for head coach Ken Hitchcock who, on Tuesday, signed a one-year extension with the club . "I've got no issues with him," Backes said, per the St. Louis Post-Dispatch .

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  6. Ken Hitchcock's return sets up San Jose East scenarioRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | St. Louis Game Time

    ... rumors of Patrik Berglund being shipped off before his limited no-trade clause kicks in. People seem to want David Backes gone. Jay Bouwmeester looked pedestrian at many points last year, but he has no-movement protection. And one I would love to ...

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  7. Report: Blues will stick with Hitchcock 'barring anything dramatic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | MSNBC

    ... evaporates after 2016-17. Kevin Shattenkirk 's super-cheap at $4.25M, yet that goes away after 2016-17, too. David Backes only has one year left at $4.5M while Jaden Schwartz should expect a big bump from $2.35M after 2015-16. Long story short, it ...

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  8. St. Louis Blues Armstrong Not Considered For GM of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Bleedin Blue

    ... Jack Adams award-winning coach Ken Hitchcock to the organization, extended contracts of core players such as David Backes, T.J. Oshie, Alexander Steen, and Patrik Berglund. He drafted Dmitrij Jaskin, Jaden Schwartz, the goal-scoring wonder of ...

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  9. St. Louis Blues Could Build Defense With A HabRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Bleedin Blue

    Feb 24, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; Montreal Canadiens center Lars Eller and Tomas Plekanec battle St. Louis Blues center David Backes and Carl Gunnarsson for the puck during the first period at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports The second round of the playoffs is quickly wrapping itself up and free agents who are still in the playoffs are in the midst of upping their value both to their current management and to those who are looking to acquire new players in the offseason.

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  10. A Blues Fan Soapbox: Veteran PresenceRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... If you note the ice-time in the playoffs, the three top minutes were Alexander Steen , T.J. Oshie , and David Backes when they produced no scoring - even more critical in the playoffs as goals are harder to come by. His insistence on playing Bow and ...

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  11. St. Louis Blues: A change in the core could be bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Isportsweb.com

    ... played a total of 31 playoff games for the St. Louis Blues and has 14 points (6G, 8A). Meanwhile, team captain David Backes has played 29 playoff games for the St. Louis Blues and has only scored five goals with eight assists in that time. This ...

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  12. A Wild Thought: Dissecting The St. Louis Blues-Wild Series With Alex TrembleyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bleedin Blue

    ... ok at it a bit differently. The Wild is pretty thin down the middle but would have enough cap space to bring in David Backes as a 2-3c in a trade, probably for two 1sts and a pair of prospects.

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  13. St. Louis Blues: Same story, different yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Isportsweb.com

    ... to have it all with star players like T.J. Oshie and Vladimir Tarasenko. The Blues have strong leadership with David Backes as captain, while Alex Pietrangelo, Barret Jackman, T.J. Oshie, and Alexander Steen serve as alternate captains. Blues Head ...

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  14. St. Louis Blues won't make rash decisions after early playoff exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | ESPN

    ... The window only stays open for so long in a salary-cap system. The team built long ago around the likes of David Backes and T.J. Oshie and other Day 1-ers has had many kicks at the can. Is it time to reconfigure the nucleus and build around younger ...

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  15. Armstrong, Hitchcock still digesting Blues' playoff flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | News Tribune

    ... said. "After you keep watching some highlights and news about hockey you feel like, we can be there." Captain David Backes said it was puzzling why the Blues weren't "red-lining for every game" in the playoffs. They peaked in Game 4, a 6-1 win in ...

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  16. Blues reflect on another sour end to their seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Missourian

    ... said. "After you keep watching some highlights and news about hockey you feel like, we can be there." Captain David Backes said it was puzzling why the Blues weren't "red-lining for every game" in the playoffs. They peaked in Game 4, a 6-1 win in ...

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  17. After digesting playoff flop, Blues brass must focus on deals for Tarasenko, SobotkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Canada.com

    ... said. "After you keep watching some highlights and news about hockey you feel like, we can be there." Captain David Backes said it was puzzling why the Blues weren't "red-lining for every game" in the playoffs. They peaked in Game 4, a 6-1 win in ...

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  18. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the St. Louis BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | BleacherReport

    ... points in 74 games. The investment looks foolish now, as he was unable to help St. Louis in the playoffs. Both David Backes and T.J. Oshie had a decent regular season, tallying 58 and 55 points, respectively. During the playoffs, they combined for ...

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  19. Blues GM, coach both still digesting playoff flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | ESPN

    ... said. "After you keep watching some highlights and news about hockey you feel like, we can be there." Captain David Backes said it was puzzling why the Blues weren't "red-lining for every game" in the playoffs. They peaked in Game 4, a 6-1 win in ...

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  20. Blues brass still digesting latest playoff flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Globe and Mail

    ... said. "After you keep watching some highlights and news about hockey you feel like, we can be there." Captain David Backes said it was puzzling why the Blues weren't "red-lining for every game" in the playoffs. They peaked in Game 4, a 6-1 win in ...

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