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Fantasy Articles Featuring David Backes

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention David Backes's name.

2014-2015 Blues Preview: Forward-Thinking

While Alexander Steen will be hard-pressed to replicate last season's unforeseen production, the Blues' wealth of talent at forward should be able to cover for any regression he may notice.

Draft Kit: Maingot's Manifesto

Peter Maingot shares his top 10 draft tips, especially for those who play in a rotisserie style format. One such tip - target the backup goalies on elite teams, like Anaheim's John Gibson.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

After David Backes fell victim to injury in Game 2, Patrik Berglund could be one of the week's better value plays, with top-line minutes headed his way.

Morning Skate: Bear Season

Both Dan Pennucci and Janet Eagleson have Zdeno Chara and Boston winning The Cup

From the Press Box: First Round Preview

Paul Bruno laments that the Kings and the Sharks have to meet up in the first round of the playoffs, and he predicts each of the first round series.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoffs? Playoffs?! PLAYOFFS!

Evan Berofsky predicts that the Ducks will beat the Rangers to win the Cup this year, and gives you some tips for your playoff pools.

NHL Barometer: An Unlikely Champ?

RotoWire's Jan Levine lays out his playoff scenarios in advance of his playoffs player rankings. Will Gabriel Landeskog be hoisting the Conn Smythe at the end of the Cup Finals?

Sunday Daily Puck: It's Curtains

As the regular season draws to a close on Sunday, there are still some questions left unanswered.

Friday Daily Puck: Shanahan To The Rescue!

Brendan Shanahan's set to take over as president and savior-in-chief of a Maple Leafs organization in disarray.

Thursday Daily Puck: Back In Black

Kris Letang is back for the Pens, Horton scores without playing, and the case is made for Erik Haula.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Senator Elect?

Mika Zibanejad has been showing his skill in the nation's capital

Monday Daily Puck: Players Like Doan Bubbling To Top

It's crunch time in fantasy hockey and time is running out.

Morning Skate: A Rift in Sochi?

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin apparently feuded in Sochi, and that may have carried over to Ovie's play in Washington.

NHL Barometer: Career Year for Duchene

The Avs' MVP, Matt Duchene is playing out of his mind and could be on his way to 80 points if he stays hot.

Morning Skate: Olympic Gloating, Trade Fallout

Janet gloats about Team Canada's double-dip, and she and Dan break down the Ryan Miller trade.

Saturday Daily Puck: Miller Time In Missouri

Six teams have emerged as legitimate Stanley Cup contenders. Which team made a move to push them over the edge?

Wednesday Daily Puck: Full Speed Ahead

The NHL kicks off its post-Olympic stretch run

From the Press Box: Olympic Preview

Sidney Crosby leads the super-talented and favored Canadian squad.

Group A: Ain't No Miracle: Americans Faceoff With Russia

Backes and Team USA will be too much for Russia

NHL Barometer: Backes Carries Blues

David Backes may not get the publicity of other centers, but with 174 hits and 38 blocked shots, he plays a complete game.

Thursday Daily Puck: Packing Up The Vanek

Stamkos is out of the Olympics and assessing how much Thomas Vanek will really cost Garth Snow.

Sochi 2014: Team Analysis - United States

Joe Pavelski will be a key contributor for the American envoy to Russia, but can they improve upon their last Olympic result?

Frozen Fantasy: Stretch Run Strategy

Being the first mover when buying at the trade deadline can dictate other teams' behavior. Janet Eagleson explains...

Sochi 2014: The Olympic Hockey Roundtable

Six of our hockey writers examine the upcoming tournament at the 22nd Winter Olympiad

The Man Advantage: Post-Holiday PP Lineup Shuffle

Appearances like this from Marian Gaborik have been very rare for the Blue Jackets.

From the Press Box: Examining Canada's and Team USA's Sochi Selections

Paul Bruno provides roster analysis for the Canadian and American Olympic squads, while shedding light on some of the players who may have been overlooked, like the Bolts' Martin St. Louis.

From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings

The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.

NHL Schedule Analysis: Jekyll and Hyde

The fortunes of the Rangers and goalie Henrik Lundqvist have fluctuated wildly.

Saturday Daily Puck: Horton Hears A Win

Key players return from injury after a three-day holiday break and the start of a new calendar year. Which players will make the biggest difference?

Thursday Daily Puck: U.S. Olympic Roster Announced

Did Bobby Ryan get snubbed? Will Mike Yeo have a job at the end of the week?