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  1. As the Blues are finding consistency, so is OshieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... right now." As lines go, the one Oshie is finding comfort on is a dandy. Slotted with Alexander Steen and David Backes would do wonders for most National Hockey League players. For Oshie, who spent a large chunk of last season as a part of the trio, ...

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  2. Tarasenko's hat trick powers BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | USA Today

    ... in the 2012-13 campaign. "Vladdy shoots the puck so incredibly well that you just tip your hat," Blues captain David Backes said. "He's got 20 goals already. He's the real deal." The Blues, who will begin a three-game trip against the Kings on ...

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  3. Tarasenko scores 3 in Blues' comeback win over LARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    ... in the 2012-13 campaign. "Vladdy shoots the puck so incredibly well that you just tip your hat," Blues captain David Backes said. "He's got 20 goals already. He's the real deal." The Blues, who will begin a three-game trip against the Kings on ...

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  4. Jori Lehtera Was the St. Louis Blues' Best Offseason AdditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rant Sports

    ... today. Lehtera has been an incredible addition to a team that has turned into a perennial Cup-contender. With David Backes , Lehtera and Stastny down the middle, you better believe they've got as good a shot as any to raise Lord Stanley's trophy in ...

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  5. HP: NHL's physical effectiveness ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | ESPN

    ... who positively impact possession are above 0 in relative Corsi. Both figures are considered at even strength. David Backes , St. Louis Blues Offensive zone start percentage: 40.4 Relative Corsi: minus-0.1 percent Hits per road game: 3.1 The ...

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  6. David Backes had some teeth rebuilt, still needs additional workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | FrozenNotes.com

    It's been a tough few games for David Backes. The St. Louis captain has been battered with pucks to the mouth and the details of his injury are nothing short of gruesome.

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  7. Mouth injury left Backes feeling like his 'face was going to fall off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | MSNBC

    It's been a rough start to the 2014-15 season for St. Louis Blues captain David Backes , with Monday's moment being the roughest, as he took an errant slap shot to the face: "I felt like my face was going to fall off, so we got out of there and got some painkillers on board to try to alleviate that," Backes said. "It was a tough night to deal with the pain and have ice on there for most of the night, just trying to get some remnants of a night's sleep.

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  8. Oshie gives Blues 3-2 win over Avalanche in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Republic

    ... center, makes a glove save of a shot as St. Louis Blues center Joakim Lindstrom, left, of Sweden, and center David Backes look on in the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) "When we ...

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  9. Avalanche falls to Blues in overtime despite Erik Johnson's two goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Denver Post

    ... D-zone turnover and beat Pickard with a high shot through traffic. The goal was originally credited to forward David Backes, but replays showed he did not touch the puck with a high stick that probably would have negated the goal. The teams ...

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  10. Blues take surging offense to ColoradoRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Sports Network

    ... that carried the Blues to their seventh victory in 10 games. Steen spent time in Thursday's game skating with David Backes and T.J. Oshie, who had a goal and two assists. "I thought (Steen) was real good. I thought that line was real good. Set the ...

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  11. Blues' Steen scores 2; Note defeat IslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... before the game due to an upper-body injury, was shaken up midway through the first period after taking David Backes' shot in the mask. Halak stayed in the game and finished with 27 saves. Halak, playing for the first time in St. Louis since being ...

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  12. Blues' Steen scores 2; Isles drop 3rd straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... before the game due to an upper-body injury, was shaken up midway through the first period after taking David Backes ' shot in the mask. Halak stayed in the game and finished with 27 saves. Halak, playing for the first time in St. Louis since being ...

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  13. Steen nets two goals in Blues' 6-3 win over IslandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... hand in three of the Blues' five goals. Three of the Blues' five injured players -- Steen, Jay Bouwmeester and David Backes -- were considered questionable for Thursday's game, and all three were in the lineup. Steen gave the Blues an early jump, ...

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  14. Recap: St. Louis Blues 6, New York Islanders 3: A cameo appearance isn't enough to save the pictureRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Lighthouse Hockey

    ... one of those blown leads - the St. Louis Blues now with Alexander Steen , Jay Bouwmeester and a shield-wearing David Backes - was different and much more encouraging. A disjointed first period gave way to a short appearance by the early season ...

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  15. Isles Drop Third Straight, Fall To St. Louis 6-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CBS Local

    ... ionable before the game due to an upper-body injury, was shaken up midway through the first period after taking David Backes ' shot in the mask. Halak stayed in the game and finished with 27 saves.

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  16. Isles' skid at three as Blues score four in third periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    ... on a pair of point shots in the first period. In between the goals, Halak had a scary moment when he stopped David Backes' quick shot with either his neck or collarbone and stayed down in his crease for a few minutes. The former Blues goaltender got ...

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  17. After eight-game absence, Bouwmeester back for BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MSNBC

    ... news, Thomas Steen will return to the lineup tonight after missing the last two games with an injury. Captain David Backes will play with a full shield after taking a puck to the face on Monday, and Carl Gunnarsson has been placed on IR with a ...

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  18. Islanders At Blues Game Preview: Backes, Steen, And Bouwmeester ReturnRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | St. Louis Game Time

    The Islanders aren't going to get lucky tonight - three players who were questionable at best will be playing tonight. The Blues will have captain David Backes , Alexander Steen and Jay Bouwmeester in the lineup ready to go when the Blues and Islanders play for the second time since Dec. 6. Backes, who took a puck to the mouth that required 12 stitches and did some damage to his lower lip, was wearing a full face cage Thursday after not practicing the past two days.

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  19. Backes, Steen and Bouwmeester return ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    As of Wednesday afternoon, it didn't appear as though any of the Blues' injured players would be ready to return to the lineup on Thursday. However, things changed overnight as David Backes, Alexander Steen and Jay Bouwmeester were re-evaluated and given the green light to play against the Islanders.

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  20. Backes "not well", other players questionable for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Only eight skaters took part in the Blues' optional skate Tuesday afternoon. Captain David Backes was not one of them.

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