Latest David Backes News

Blackhawks recover, beat Bruins 4-3 in OT

Dec. 5, 2019 10:51 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins haven't lost in regulation at home yet, and there they were trailing the Blackhawks 3-0 in the third period — Boston's first three-goal deficit of the season. “Digging the hole 2-0, letting them score (17) seconds into the third," Bruins forward David Backes said....

Backes, Pastrnak lead Bruins past Canadiens 3-1

Dec. 2, 2019 12:56 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Backes scored the deciding goal in his first game in nearly a month, David Pastrnak added his league-leading 25th goal, and the Boston Bruins won their seventh straight game, beating the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 Sunday night. Backes’ first goal of the season came off a feed from...

Bruins win 7th straight, rally to beat Canadiens 3-1

Dec. 1, 2019 11:07 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Backes couldn’t help but smile after scoring his first goal of the season in his first game in nearly a month. The Bruins’ alternate captain picked a big moment against a big-time rival to accomplish the feat. Backes scored the deciding goal with 9:31 left in the third...

Farabee scores in shootout, Flyers beat Bruins 3-2

Nov. 11, 2019 12:31 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Joel Farabee and Carter Hart came through to help the Philadelphia Flyers pull out another late win. Farabee scored the lone shootout goal and Hart made some timely saves down the stretch to fend off a Boston Bruins comeback in Philadelphia's 3-2 win. The Flyers won their season-high fourth...

Marchand's 2 goals, 3 assists carry Bruins to 6-4 win

Nov. 4, 2019 11:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand batted one out of the air and into the net, and his game-winner deflected off the goaltender's back. Certainly not your average two goals, but things are far from normal about the Boston Bruins' start this season. Marchand scored his second of the game with 1:57 left in the...

Sabourin has fractured nose after scary fall against Bruins

Nov. 3, 2019 1:43 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators say forward Scott Sabourin has a fractured nose and is expected to be released from the hospital later Sunday, a day after being taken off the ice on a stretcher during a game in Boston. Sabourin was taken from the ice with his head immobilized following a...

Pastrnak sparks Bruins 5-2 win over Senators

Nov. 2, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — It took a while for players from the Boston Bruins and Ottawa to regain their focus after a scary injury to Senators' forward Scott Sabourin. When they did, the Bruins took over late in posting yet another win in their torrid start this season. David Pastrnak had a goal and two assists as the...

Ottawa's Sabourin taken to hospital after collision

Nov. 2, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Ottawa forward Scott Sabourin has been transported to a hospital for evaluation after being taken from the ice on a stretcher with his head immobilized following a collision with Boston forward David Backes early in the first period of Saturday night's game between the Senators and Bruins....