David Backes Addresses Nick Ritchie’s Blindside Hit During Bruins’ Loss To Ducks

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David Backes exited the Boston Bruins’ 3-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday early, and on Wednesday he commented on the hit that forced his departure from the game.

Ducks forward Nick Ritchie came in with a questionable hit well after Backes got rid of the puck, sending the 33-year-old to the ice. Backes acknowledge he didn’t care for the hit, though he did fully participate in Wednesday’s practice.

For Backes’ full interview, check out the “NESN Live” video above, presented by Cross Insurance.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images.

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