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Blues' improbable run continues with first-round win

Apr. 21, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Last in the NHL in early January, the St. Louis Blues keep making history and celebrating an unlikely run. After having a league-worst 34 points on Jan. 2, St. Louis became the seventh team to make the playoffs after being in last place at the start of the new calendar year. Beating the...

Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

Apr. 20, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz knew there would be a silver lining during his struggles in the regular season. The St. Louis forward found it the last two games of the first round of the playoffs. Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets...

Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

Apr. 20, 2019 3:21 AM EDT

Rod Brind'Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special. Brind'Amour not only has the Carolina Hurricanes in the playoffs in his first season as coach but has made the necessary adjustments to tie their series against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at two games apiece. Along...

Schwartz caps Blues' rally in 3-2 win over Jets 1 in Games 5

Apr. 19, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jaden Schwartz called it a lucky goal for the St. Louis Blues. It was a dagger to the Winnipeg Jets. Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining to cap St. Louis' three-goal third period in a 3-2 win over the Jets on Thursday night, giving the Blues a 3-2 lead in their Western...

Golden Knights one win from advancing to 2nd round again

Apr. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

The Vegas Golden Knights are on the brink of reaching the second round for the second time in their two-year history. A year after advancing all the way to the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season, the Golden Knights are one win away from moving past the San Jose Sharks in the postseason again as the teams...

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...

Lightning, Penguins look to avoid surprising sweeps

Apr. 15, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Lightning carved out their own slice of NHL history during a dominant regular season in which they tied the league record for most victories. A fourth straight loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, and the Lightning will have a chapter of NHL lore all to themselves. And not the good kind. No...

Jets bounce back with 6-3 win over Blues

Apr. 14, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Connor and the Winnipeg Jets got back on track by sticking to the same way they wanted to play all along. Connor scored twice, Patrik Laine had a goal and an assist, and the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Sunday night to climb back into their first-round playoff series. Winnipeg...

Blue Jackets surge sets tone for unpredictable NHL playoffs

Apr. 13, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL's best team, lost their first two playoff games at home to the Columbus Blue Jackets and are vulnerable without their top scorer for Game 3. Winnipeg lost its first two at home, leaving the Jets fighting for their postseason relevance as that series...

Sundqvist scores twice, Blues edge Jets 4-3 to take 2-0 lead

Apr. 13, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Sure, the Blues have a 2-0 series lead after road victories against the Jets. Pat Maroon and his St. Louis teammates refuse to feel anything close to satisfied. Not yet. Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to lead the Blues to a 4-3 win Friday night in Game 2 of their Western Conference...