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David Backes returns for Game 5

Updated: April 25, 2014, 11:19 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Blues captain David Backes returned against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 5 of their Western Conference first-round series Friday night after missing the previous two games with an upper-body injury.

Backes had two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in 21 minutes, 35 seconds of ice time in the Blues' 3-2 OT loss to the Blackhawks.

Backes was injured when he took a hit to the head from Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the third period of Game 2. He missed ...

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