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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...

Serendipitous Sharks shrug off controversy up 2-1 vs Blues

May. 17, 2019 2:26 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Don't tell San Jose coach Peter DeBoer his Sharks have gotten lucky during their playoff run. "It irks me when you use words like that because this is a team that we've played four or five elimination games, not moments, games, 12 to 15 periods of elimination hockey against Vegas and...

Sweep gives surging Bruins a break before Stanley Cup Final

May. 17, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Boston Bruins have earned a break before their biggest series in a few years. Their sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference final has afforded them a few extra days to rest up before their third Stanley Cup Final appearance in nine years. So they can sit back,...

Karlsson, Sharks beat Blues 5-4 after controversial no-call

May. 16, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Timo Meier handed a big win to Erik Karlsson and the San Jose Sharks. Karlsson scored 5:23 into overtime after the officials missed a hand pass by Meier, and the Sharks rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference final. "I think...

Missouri lawmakers OK state aid for St. Louis Blues arena

May. 15, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million in state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations that local officials hope will attract more amateur sports events to the arena. Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to the legislation that...

Defensive switch helps Blues even West final vs. Sharks

May. 14, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the game - and perhaps the season - in the balance, assistant coach Mike Van Ryn of the St. Louis Blues made a decision. With the Blues battling with the Sharks in San Jose in Game 2 on Monday night, Van Ryn decided to tweak his defensive pairings. He put Alex Pietrangelo with veteran...

'Play Gloria!' Blues celebration song has Philly bar origins

May. 14, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

The Boston Red Sox have "Sweet Caroline," the Chicago Blackhawks have "Chelsea Dagger" and the old Hartford Whalers had "Brass Bonanza." The St. Louis Blues? They have "Gloria," the 1982 hit song for Laura Branigan that has improbably become the celebration song for a team that won 29 of 43 games to go from last...

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks

May. 14, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After the San Jose Sharks relied on a usual suspect to tie the game, the St. Louis Blues took back momentum with a tiebreaking goal from a most unlikely source. Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo scored his first career postseason goal late in the second period that helped the Blues...

Couture once again steps up for Sharks in postseason

May. 13, 2019 3:28 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Logan Couture got San Jose started in the opener of the Western Conference final against St. Louis by finishing off a 2-on-1 rush. He sealed the win with an empty-net goal, and in between, he did everything else the Sharks needed on both ends of the ice. Just another typical...