Along with his wife Kelly, David Backes continues to be one of sport’s biggest advocates for animals.
David Backes posted three consecutive multi-point games to punctuate a fantastic December for the winger – a month he was, at one point, expected to miss entirely.
David Backes is a perfect playoff performer and he showed his worth again in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final
David Backes celebrated his birthday in style by scoring the OT winner to send the series back to St. Louis tied at a game a piece
They might not be going door-to-door to net some sweet candy anymore, but several players spoke to us about some of their favourite Halloween costumes and fondest trick-or-treat memories.
David & Kelly Backes traveled to Kenya this past summer with Starkey Hearing Foundation to help bring the gift of hearing to people in the African country
In true Olympic spirit, a number of player and their families have come together to help take care of Russian stray dogs.
Sidney Crosby, Ryan Getzlaf, Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan Kesler, and David Backes describe how it felt to represent their countries in past Olympic Games and how they're feeling heading into Sochi.
Matt Duchene, Ryan Kesler, Shea Weber, Ryan Getzlaf, Jimmy Howard, David Backes, and Patrick Sharp share their favourite Olympic jersey designs from past Olympic Games.
Before becoming Olympians themselves, Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan Kesler, and David Backes took in the games as fans.
David & Kelly Backes are taking their passion for animals to another level with the creation of Athletes For Animals
David Backes, Kevin Westgarth and Mathieu Schneider take to Reddit.com to interact with hockey fans.
Blues captain David Backes is using his leadership skills in a new way as part of the NHLPA negotiating committee
Multi-talented power forward will lead the charge as Blues' captain in 2011-12
Gritty forward happy to be staying in the city that has become his home
Blues forward and his wife Kelly heavily involved with local St. Louis animal shelter