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  1. Hitchcock takes over Blues' Twitter, answers fanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... into the lines? #AskHitch Look for pairs. Oshie-Backes, Schwartz-Tarasenko, Steen-Lindstrom T.J. Oshie and David Backes have been a pair for quite some time (dating back to David Perron's 21-goals-in-57-games season in 2011-12), while Jaden ...

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  2. Road to the Stanley CupRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

    ... appeared in six games, scoring two goals, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia along with new teammates David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Shattenkirk. "When you saw Paul as a kid, he was a kid who made the other kids better," Sanderson said. ...

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  3. Fantasy Hockey: New values for FAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | ESPN

    ... pivots for the Avs, but an argument can be made for him as the No. 1 center for the Blues (depending on how David Backes is used). Moving Backes back to the wing will be an option in the mix for the Blues, which would definitely make Stastny the top ...

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  4. The disappointing descent of Matt D'AgostiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | FrozenNotes.com

    ... a player a large percentage of St. Louis Blues fans adored. While his popularity never reached the levels of a David Backes or a T.J. Oshie, D'Agostini was one of those guys you couldn't help put root for on a personal level. Things were rolling ...

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  5. 10 NHL Players Due for Major Pay RaisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | BleacherReport

    ... could try to sign him to a more affordable short-term contract, as they did with his teammates T.J. Oshie , David Backes and Patrik Berglund earlier in their respective careers. They all received between $2.2 and $2.5 million per season on their ...

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  6. Blackhawks Dump & Chase- Tuesday ScrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Blackhhawk up

    Apr 19, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook is escorted off the ice by linesman Brad Kovachik with a 5 minute penalty and a game misconduct after after a hit on St. Louis Blues center David Backes during the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center.

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  7. NHL Free Agency 2014: Winners, Losers and the MiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Double G Sports

    ... Paul Stastny and underrated Finnish center Jori Lehtera (26) really adds a punch down the middle alongside David Backes in a Western Conference stacked with elite centers. Another winner was the Dallas Stars. Coming off of their first playoff ...

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  8. Signings of Stastny, Lehtera bolster Blues offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... just needed one guy to match the insatiable offenses of the Central Division. Alexander Steen - Paul Stastny - David Backes *Jaden Schwartz - Jori Lehtera - Vladimir Tarasenko T.J. Oshie - *Vladimir Sobotka - Patrik Berglund Joakim Lindstrom - Maxim ...

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  9. NHL's Western Conference has become an arms race for top-two centresRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... the Blues feature the kind of centre depth that exemplifies wave after wave. Steen and Stasnty with captain David Backes possibly moving to wing and the Vladimir Sobotka. "There's a variety of great players on this team and whether some are natural ...

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  10. How Paul Stastny will fit in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... appear more menacing on paper, it also provides head coach Ken Hitchcock more wiggle room in developing lines. David Backes, who scored his career-high 31 goals and 62 points while playing on right wing (2010-11), now has the option to move back to ...

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  11. NHL's Western Conference has become an arms race for top-two centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Globe and Mail

    ... the Blues feature the kind of centre depth that exemplifies wave after wave. Steen and Stastny with captain David Backes possibly moving to wing along with Vladimir Sobotka. "There's a variety of great players on this team and whether some are ...

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  12. Numbers Game: Kontiola, Komarov, Sekac, Lehtera signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | TSN.ca

    ... ds up fulfilling a top-six role for the Blues. His presence, along with Paul Stastny , allows the Blues to move David Backes and Patrik Berglund to the wing, giving the team outstanding depth up front.

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  13. The best and worst of 2014 NHL free agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | USA Today

    ... two-way pivot who will excel in Ken Hitchcock's structured system. The signing allows the Blues to move David Backes onto the wing if they elect, and gives them more skill and another strong possession player up front. This is a team whose young ...

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  14. West has become arms race of centresRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... the Blues feature the kind of centre depth that exemplifies wave after wave. Steen and Stasnty with captain David Backes possibly moving to wing and the Vladimir Sobotka. "There's a variety of great players on this team and whether some are natural ...

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  15. NHL free agency provides quick boost to 10 teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | News Journal

    ... player on the line. Stastny, a two-way center who grew up in St. Louis, probably will play with Alex Steen and David Backes. The Blues have wanted to move Backes to the right wing. 3. Tampa Bay Lightning: GM Steve Yzerman made the Lightning a better ...

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  16. NHL free agency: Winners & losersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Sportsnet.ca

    ... Blackhawks in Round 1. The one question mark when you looked at the St Louis roster was down the middle: David Backes and T.J. Oshie are front-line players to be sure, but Backes at least might be miscast as a centreman. Enter Paul Statsny, formerly ...

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  17. Paul Stastny spurns the Colorado Avalanche, signing with the St. Louis BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    ... , also played for the Nordiques. In St. Louis, Stastny will also be reunited with 2014 U.S. Olympic teammates David Backes , T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk (who also played with Stastny in Colorado). Stastny and Backes were also on the 2010 U.S. ...

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  18. Paul StastnyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Sports Network

    ... goals and 298 assists over 538 games. The 28-year-old center now joins fellow Sochi Olympics American teammates David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk, and looks to bolster a Blues offense which ranked fifth in the Western Conference last ...

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  19. Feldman: Blues score big in free agency by getting the hometown kidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... was just the start. The question now becomes what will happen with the rest of the team's centers? Does David Backes remain on the top line but on a wing? Or does the captain remain a center but get bumped to the second line? And what about Patrik ...

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  20. Paul Stastny signs with St. Louis BluesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... two seasons in the 1990s, according to ESPN . He will be joining the team with familiar faces. He already knows David Backes, T.J, Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk, after playing with them on the U.S. Olympic team in Sochi this February, Fox Sports ...

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