Report: No supplemental discipline for Backes after Alzner hit


St. Louis captain David Backes won’t face any further punishment for boarding Washigton’s Karl Alzner during Sunday’s game, per the Post-Dispatch.

Backes was given a five-minute boarding major and game misconduct for this hit, which occurred early in the second period of the Blues’ 4-2 win:

Alzner was bloodied on the play, but returned to action and finished with 19:32 TOI.