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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention David Backes's name.
March 2, 2014
Morning Skate: Olympic Gloating, Trade Fallout
Janet gloats about Team Canada's double-dip, and she and Dan break down the Ryan Miller trade.
February 28, 2014
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?
February 25, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Full Speed Ahead
The NHL kicks off its post-Olympic stretch run
February 11, 2014
From the Press Box: Olympic Preview
Sidney Crosby leads the super-talented and favored Canadian squad.
February 14, 2014
Group A: Ain't No Miracle: Americans Faceoff With Russia
Backes and Team USA will be too much for Russia
February 6, 2014
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.
January 31, 2014
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?
January 25, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: Stretch Run Strategy
Being the first mover when buying at the trade deadline can dictate other teams' behavior. Janet Eagleson explains...
January 18, 2014
Sochi 2014: The Olympic Hockey Roundtable
Six of our hockey writers examine the upcoming tournament at the 22nd Winter Olympiad
January 11, 2014
The Man Advantage: Post-Holiday PP Lineup Shuffle
Appearances like this from Marian Gaborik have been very rare for the Blue Jackets.
January 8, 2014
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.
January 2, 2014
From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings
The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.
January 5, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Jekyll and Hyde
The fortunes of the Rangers and goalie Henrik Lundqvist have fluctuated wildly.
January 3, 2014
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?
January 1, 2014
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?
December 31, 2013
Tuesday Daily Puck: Catching Up With An Old Teammate
Jaromir Jagr's New Year's Eve plans include facing his old Penguins as he tries to catch former teammate Mario Lemieux for No. 7 on the all-time scoring list.
December 29, 2013
Monday Daily Puck: Is Ryane Clowe-ser To Returning To His Former Self?
December 28, 2013
Sunday Daily Puck: No Time To Sing The Blues
The Blues have lost their leading scorer, who will step up?
December 22, 2013
NHL Schedule Analysis: Isn't That Just Spezza?
Ottawa and Boston hook up for a pair of games this week among the other holiday festivities.
December 20, 2013
Saturday Daily Puck: 400 For Ovechkin
Ovechkin's on pace for 70-plus goals. Can he do it?
December 19, 2013
Thursday Daily Puck: Ja Great
Jagr continues to topple records and climb the all-time scoring list in his 22nd NHL season.
December 17, 2013
Tuesday Daily Puck: Candy Kane
Patrick Kane is hotter than hot. Hotter than hotter than hot. We're gonna have to give him his own category soon.
December 9, 2013
The Man Advantage: Random PP Observations
Dustin Penner is still riding shotgun with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, taking advantage of that opportunity to the tune of 23 points in 25 games.
November 30, 2013
Sunday Daily Puck: No Going Home?
Daniel Alfredsson returns to Ottawa with his new team on Sunday. What kind of reception will be get from the Sens faithful?
November 28, 2013
NHL Barometer: Lightning It Up
For all the consternation and concern as to how Martin St. Louis would play with Steven Stamkos out, so far, we can put that issue to bed.
November 24, 2013
Blue Line Buzz: Bows To No One
Jay Bouwmeester is flourishing in St. Louis, even out-pointing teammate Kevin Shattenkirk so far.
November 15, 2013
NHL Barometer: Flyin' in Philly
Brayden Schenn has been on a tear as the Flyers try to dig themselves out of an early season hole.
October 5, 2013
NHL Barometer: Ready for Takeoff
Jacob Trouba made his NHL debut Tuesday with the Winnipeg Jets and showed legitimate offensive upside.
September 27, 2013
Draft Kit - Job Battles: 15 Preseason Job Battles
Will Martin Brodeur or new acquisition Cory Schneider get the majority of starts between the pipes in New Jersey? That's one of 15 battles that Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson are following in this article.
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