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David Backes brings back stray dogs

Updated: February 26, 2014, 8:06 AM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- David Backes went to Sochi hoping to bring home a gold medal with the U.S. hockey team. Instead, the St. Louis Blues' captain brought back a couple of stray puppies.

Backes and his wife, Kelly, rescued the dogs from the streets of the Olympic city with members of the Canadian team's entourage. Now in quarantine in St. Louis, the dogs will eventually be given to good homes.

"We're just trying to widen our scope to help animals across the (U.S.) ...

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