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Sharks dealing with key injuries heading into Game 6

May. 20, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks could be headed into their fifth elimination game of the postseason short-handed. The Sharks left town Monday to play Game 6 of the Western Conference final at St. Louis with questions about the status of captain Joe Pavelski, high-scoring forward Tomas Hertl and...

Blues move to brink of Cup final with 5-0 win over Sharks

May. 19, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — From last in the league in early January all the way to the brink of their first Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-century, it has been quite a ride for the St. Louis Blues. A remarkable turnaround continued Sunday with perhaps their most convincing win of a charmed playoff run....

Sharks, Blues confident, and even, heading into Game 5

May. 18, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have been at their best this postseason when they had little margin for error. That's probably why they feel comfortable heading home for Game 5 of the Western Conference final against the Blues after a lackluster start led to a Game 4 loss in St. Louis. Having...

Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series

May. 18, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington made save after save to pull off yet another playoff victory — and make some team history — for the Blues. The rookie goalie stopped 29 shots to set a franchise record with his 10th postseason win this year and St. Louis edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on...

Connor scores in OT as Jets beat Blues 2-1 to even series

Apr. 17, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the Winnipeg Jets searching for the biggest goal of their season, players in the dressing room were loose heading into overtime Tuesday night. "I mean, who doesn't want to play in an overtime (playoff) game?" forward Kyle Connor said. "I think everybody had that kind of mentality and...

Blues use early 5-goal blitz to bury Flyers 7-3

Apr. 5, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo isn't quite sure how the St. Louis Blues turned their season around. But the veteran defenseman couldn't help but grin Thursday night after his team used five first-period goals on the way to a 7-3 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers. On Jan. 3, the Blues had an NHL-low 34...

Blues beat Golden Knights 3-1 to close in on playoff spot

Mar. 26, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues paid a big price to obtain Ryan O'Reilly and it's already looking like a bargain. O'Reilly, Ivan Barbashev and Zach Sanford scored to help the Blues beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Monday night. St. Louis acquired O'Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres last offseason for...

Subban records 1st NHL shutout, Golden Knights beat Jets 5-0

Mar. 22, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Malcolm Subban stopped 20 shots for his first NHL shutout, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith each scored twice, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-0 on Thursday night. Tomas Nosek also scored for Vegas, which is 10-1 since losing to Winnipeg 6-3 in its final game before...

Barbashev records first hat trick, Blues beat Red Wings 5-2

Mar. 21, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ivan Barbashev's parents and younger brother traveled from Russia to watch him play for the Blues on Thursday night. The 23-year-old center made the long trip worth it — and in a big way. Barbashev recorded his first career NHL hat trick to lead St. Louis to a 5-2 win over the...