This feature is part of a series that featured the 10 greatest hockey players in Minnesota State Mankato's history. It originally aired during the 2010-2011 hockey season on Charter Communications' College Hockey Weekend broadcasts.

David Backes played at MSU from 2003-2006, and in the 2005-2006 season he was named as a 1st team All American.

Backes, is currently an alternate captain for the St. Louis Blues

Backes joined Team USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver where he won a silver medal as the U.S. lost to Canada 3-2 in overtime.

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