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Cup champion Blues visit Trump at White House as full team

Oct. 15, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to announce an envoy to Turkey, mention the economy and an agriculture deal with China and laugh off the possibility of impeachment. For the Blues, it was more of a last chance to...

Islanders stun Blues with 3-2 overtime win

Oct. 14, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have been struggling to score in the early going this season so their late outburst plus an overtime winner against the defending champions provided a welcome boost. Defenseman Devon Toews scored at 1:13 of overtime to complete a stunning late-game comeback by...

Gallagher leads Canadiens past Blues 6-3

Oct. 12, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Despite playing their third game in four nights, the Montreal Canadiens were good enough to beat the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Brendan Gallagher had a goal and two assists and the Canadiens beat the Blues 6-3. Tomas Tatar, Jonathan Drouin, Philip...

Variety of champs shows there's no one Stanley Cup blueprint

Sep. 28, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

Had the night of June 12 gone differently, maybe NHL rivals would be looking to the Boston Bruins as the model to follow to win the Stanley Cup. "We were one game away to change the narrative of how teams should be structured," Bruins defenseman Torey Krug said. The Bruins lost Game 7 of the final to the big,...

Blues' last to Stanley Cup run shows value of regular season

Sep. 25, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

When the Tampa Bay Lightning woke up on Jan. 3 atop the NHL standings, the St. Louis Blues were dead last. Tampa had won 31 of its first 39 games, while St. Louis had won just 15 of its first 37. The Lightning staked themselves to 30-point lead on the Blues before the season's halfway mark. The rest is league...

Blues geared up for challenge of being defending champions

Sep. 24, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

Jordan Binnington still doesn't look nervous. For the first time in his career, he is going into a season as a starting NHL goaltender and for the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. No big deal. "It's the same game though, right?" Binnington said. "It's a new opportunity. Obviously it's a different...

Flaherty gem, DeJong fluke hit lift Cards over Giants 1-0

Sep. 3, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt tried to find the right words to describe Jack Flaherty's one-hit effort over eight innings. "He was stellar. He was impressive," Shildt said. "You can throw a lot of superlatives out there about his performance." Flaherty dazzled in another dominant...