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Former Maverick Donates $24,000 in Equipment to Youth Hockey Program
David Backes made donation to the Mankato Area Youth Hockey Association.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office, 11-8-2013
Mankato, Minn. -- Hockey writer Chris Peters recently wrote on article for cbssports.com describing how current National Hockey League player David Backes of the St. Louis Blues donated $24,000 of equipment to the Mankato Area Youth Hockey Association.
Backes is a former Minnesota State University, Mankato student-athlete.
The full article is here.