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Sunday Hockey Notes: David Backes and the balance of weighing concussion history against a career

There is a chance that the Bruin’s final shift last Sunday in Tampa will be logged in the books as his last in the NHL.

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Bruins' David Backes leaves game after big hit from Bolts' J.T. Miller

The Boston Bruins saw David Backes leave the game after taking a head-to-head collision with J.T. Miller.

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Crushing hit forces Bruins’ Backes from Game 5

Boston Bruins forward David Backes won’t return to Sunday’s Game 5 against the Tampa Bay Lightning after a big hit in the second period.<p>Backes was …

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David Backes Injury: Bruins Forward Helped Down Tunnel After Hit From J.T. Miller

<b>UPDATE (5:25 p.m.):</b> The Bruins announced Backes will not return in Game 5.UPDATE: David Backes will not return to today's game.— Boston Bruins …

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David Backes exits Game 5 after head-to-head hit

The forward was helped off the ice after a scary collision with Tampa Bay’s J.T. Miller late in the second period Sunday.

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David Backes injury: Boston Bruins forward leaves Game 5 with apparent head injury after J.T. Miller hit

Boston Bruins forward David Backes left Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals with an apparent head injury after a collision with Tampa Bay …

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Bruins’ David Backes exits game after head-to-head hit

The forward was helped off the ice after a scary collision with Tampa Bay’s J.T. Miller late in the second period Sunday.

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David Backes, Cedric Paquette Drop Gloves During Bruins-Lightning Game 3

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins needed an energy boost in the second period of their matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, and David …

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Watch: Vasilevskiy shows off freakish flexibility with sprawling save

Two-thirds of the world is covered by water. The other third is covered by Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy, who proved once again on …

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Gardiner on phantom roughing call: 'I hit Chara’s fist with my face'

Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner was asked if he ever got an explanation from the referee after receiving a roughing call in the second period after a …

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David Backes' power play goal halves the Bruins' deficit vs. Maple Leafs

David Backes scores off a fortuitous bounce to cut the Boston Bruins' deficit to 2-1 against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Tyler Bozak extends Maple Leafs' lead against Bruins in Game 5

Less than one minute after David Backes cut Toronto's lead in half, Tyler Bozak gives the Maple Leafs another two-goal lead with his tally in the seco

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David Backes picks up the rebound to give the Bruins a one-goal lead

David Backes picks up the rebound and beats Frederik Andersen to give the Bruins a one-goal advantage on the power play.

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Florida Panthers Close Out the Season On a High Note, Defeating the Bruins 4-2

With their final game of the regular season, the Florida Panthers were looking to end off with a bang, taking on the Boston Bruins. Backup netminder …

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Bruins’ Strong Puck Pursuit Leads To David Backes’ Goal Vs. Panthers

2,547<p>The Boston Bruins needed an energy boost in the first period against the Florida Panthers, and their second line provided just that.<p>After the …

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Bruins’ David Backes Overpowers Panthers, Scores Game-Tying Goal

2,875<p>Goals don’t always have to be pretty. Just ask David Backes.<p>After the Florida Panthers grabbed an early lead just over a minute into their game …

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Haggerty: B's looking to sweep the leg in Tampa as final hurdle

TAMPA BAY – In essence, the Bruins have one more challenging hurdle to climb in the regular season before they can take a breath, start resting some …

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Bruins regroup after loss in Tampa, aim to balance rest before playoffs

SUNRISE, Fla. -- After absorbing a 4-0 spanking at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, the Bruins were back at practice today for a …

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B's love seeing fire and urgency from Rask in punch-throwing scrap

BRIGHTON, Mass – It might feel counterintuitive to say this with the reigning two-time Stanley Cup champion placed near the top of the Eastern …

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The Boston Bruins had “not discussed first place,” but there they are anyway

With their 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night, the Boston Bruins moved into first place not only in the Atlantic Division, but …

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Neely: Bruins 'more frustrated' with NHL rulings this season

BOSTON - The sight of Josh Morrissey speeding in like a missile and crushing B’s defenseman Matt Grzelcyk from behind at the end of the second period …

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Unlikely Punch Provided By Tuukka Rask, David Pastrnak In Bruins' Playoff-Style Win Over Lightning

<b>By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston</b><p>BOSTON (CBS) — The Bruins showed on Thursday night at the TD Garden that if it’s a late-season battle for first place, …

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Boyle, Okposo, Staal among 2018 Masterton Trophy nominees

The 31 nominees for the 2018 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy have been announced. The award, which is given to the players “who best exemplifies the …

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Backes Expected Back in Lineup Against Bolts

<b>BOSTON</b> - David Backes is leading the injured cavalry back into game action.<p>After missing the last five games with a right leg laceration, the winger …

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David Backes Returns To Bruins Lineup Thursday Against Lightning

1,547<p>Photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>Guess who’s Back(es)?<p>After receiving 18 stitches to close a laceration on his right leg March 17, …

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Lightning excited for ‘barometer’ game vs. Bruins

The Lightning will play arguably its biggest regular season game of the year tonight in Boston against the Bruins, which are just one point behind …

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Boston Bruins injuries: David Backes expected back Thursday vs. Tampa; Charlie McAvoy, Zdeno Chara & others still out

David Backes is expected to return to the lineup Thursday vs. Tampa Bay, while other injured Bruins are getting closer and closer to a return.BOSTON …

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Backes named as Bruins nominee for the 2018 Masterton Trophy

If there's one bit of info that's been gleaned this season over and over again when it comes to David Backes, it's that nothing will keep him off the …

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Bruins could move into 1st place with win tonight

The Bruins should not take Monday for granted.<p>After all, how often do you get help from both the Coyotes and Sabres? Don’t think about that one too …

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