The term “unsung hero” gets thrown around quite a bit in professional sports, but David Backes certainly fits the mold for the Boston Bruins.
Backes isn’t going to stuff the stat sheet on a nightly basis, but he manages to make an impact for the B’s both off and on the ice. While Backes’ leadership skills are well-documented, Bruce Cassidy on Thursday provided further insight into what Backes brings to the Black and Gold.
To hear from the head coach after Boston’s 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks at TD Garden, check out the video above from “Bruins Overtime Live,” presented by Ace Ticket.
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