ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The 20th captain in St. Louis Blues team history is — forward David Backes.
Coach Davis Payne and general manager Doug Arsmtrong made the announcement today Friday.
The 27-year-old Backes had career highs in goals, assists and points last season for the Blues.
His assistant captains for this season will be: Barret Jackman, Jamie Langenbrunner, Andy McDonald, and Alex Steen.
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