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Bouwmeester and Blues' greybeards finally lift Stanley Cup

Jun. 13, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

Jay Bouwmeester had to turn on the TV to see playoff hockey for almost a decade after he made it to the NHL. A third overall pick with lofty expectations, Bouwmeester didn't get to play beyond the regular season his first nine years in the league. "Every year you got sick of watching the playoffs," Bouwmeester...

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

Jun. 13, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Blues goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the new Boston Garden. Thirteen St. Louis players took their turn with the iconic trophy, raising it above their...

Lineup shuffling benefits Blues in Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 8, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Had Oskar Sundqvist not gotten suspended and Robert Thomas ruled out with a nagging injury, Zach Sanford might never have gotten a chance to show his stuff on hockey's biggest stage. If Vince Dunn not taken a puck to the mouth during the last round, Robert Bortuzzo might not have had the...

Chara, Dunn join jaw-dropping club of playing through pain

Jun. 7, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Barry Melrose strapped on a fiberglass contraption that made him look like Hannibal Lecter. Rick Tocchet figured he looked more like Darth Vader. Zdeno Chara resembled Batman villain Bane with his full face shield when he played Thursday night, 48 hours after the Boston captain took a puck...

Binnington, Blues beat Bruins 2-1, lead Stanley Cup 3-2

Jun. 6, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O'Reilly and David Perron scored for St. Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. The Blues have won two straight since a 7-2 loss at home and return to St. Louis with a...

Blues wearing down Bruins in Cup Final battle of attrition

Jun. 5, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Twice the Boston Bruins have been forced to finish a Stanley Cup Final game down a defenseman. The St. Louis Blues won each time. That's not a coincidence. Wearing out opponents and winning the war of attrition has been an ingredient of the Blues' playoff success. They took advantage of...

Blues beat Bruins to knot Stanley Cup Final at 2-all

Jun. 4, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just when the St. Louis Blues had the Boston Bruins on their heels and chasing the game, they gave up a goal and the roar went right out of the building. The Blues could have let the talented Bruins seize the moment, let things get away from them on home ice. Again. They didn't. The team...

The Latest: Blues beat Bruins 4-2, tie Stanley Cup Final 2-2

Jun. 3, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The St. Louis Blues have won Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final and they will head back to Boston with the series tied 2-2. Ryan O'Reilly scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third...

Plugging holes: Bruins' Moore ready to step in for Grzelcyk

May. 31, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Moore is ready for his closeup and the chance to make an impact in the Stanley Cup Final. Moore is expected to replace injured defenseman Matt Grzelcyk in the Boston Bruins' lineup for Game 3 at the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Grzelcyk is in concussion protocol and didn't...

The Latest: Marchand not worried about loud St. Louis arena

May. 31, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 3:55 p.m. St. Louis Blues players say there's a buzz in the city for the first Stanley Cup Final game here in 49 years. That view does not extend to Boston Bruins agitator extraordinaire Brad Marchand. "Every arena has roughly the same...