The Stat Line Of The Night – 4/02/09 – David Backes
Total Pro Sports – Would would of known that the St. Louis Blues would have traveled to Detroit and handed the Red Wings their 19th loss of the season beating them 5-4.
The St. Louis Blues were lead by forward David Backes who scored a career high 4 goals in the win ultimately making him “The Stat Line Of The Night” for Thursday April 2nd, 2009.
“I don’t know what happened,” said Backes, who also had his first hat trick. “One of those games where you kind of black out and then they’re patting you on the back.”
Blues head coach Andy Murray had this to say about David,
“We felt that David had the potential to be a 30-goal scorer,” Blues coach Andy Murray said. “But we didn’t think it would happen here in Detroit.”
Only his second year in the league if Backes continues on this pace he definitely become something special.
Backes scores career-high four goals in Blues’ big win over Red Wings – [SportsLine]