David Backes News Archive
Backes registered his first even-strength goal of the season and an assist in Saturday's win over the Capitals.
Backes scored his fourth goal Tuesday in a 6-1 win over Buffalo. He added three shots and four hits.
Backes scored his third goal of the season Thursday in a win over New Jersey. He added four shots, three hits and two blocked shots, but was also minus-2 on the night.
Backes (concussion) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Avalanche.
Backes is questionable for the Blues' Saturday night match with the Avalanche, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Backes passed his baseline concussion tests and was able to skate Friday morning, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Backes has been diagnosed with a concussion and is considered out indefinitely, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Not surprisingly, Backes did not participate in the Blues' practice on Wednesday, Lou Korac of the Blues' official site reports.
Backes was removed from Tuesday's game against the Stars with an upper-body injury and will not return.