Canucks sign David Backes to offer sheet; Blues Match
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07-01-2008, 08:48 PM
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: New Westminster
In a way, Gillis' attempt at getting Backes is a commentary on our scouting/drafting.
Backes was selected 62nd in the 2003 draft by St Louis. The Canucks had the number 60 spot, and used it to select Marc-Andre Bernier. So, they got a guy they want to keep, we got a career ECHLer.
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