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Backes Denies Allegations

from Kevin Allen of Mucking and Grinding,

In last spring’s World Championships, Backes laid a hit on Sprunger, causing a major neck injury that required surgery.

  After Tuesday’s USA-Switzerland game, Sprunger told ESPN.com writer Pierre Lebrun that during the game Backes essentially threatened to do it again.

  Backes denied saying that.

  “I think I told him to keep his head up when he was running around a little bit,” Backes said. “I always take it as a compliment when other teams come at me. It means you are doing your job.”


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