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Blues bound for change after 'embarrassing' 1st-round sweep

May. 24, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

Vladimir Tarasenko couldn't summon a lot of words to explain another early playoff exit by the St. Louis Blues. The ones he found weren't pretty. “There is no excuses,” Tarasenko said after the Blues were swept in the first round by the Colorado...

Avalanche complete 4-game sweep of Blues with 5-2 win

May. 23, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Philipp Grubauer made 18 saves and Gabriel Landeskog scored the go-ahead goal in the second period as the Colorado Avalanche completed a four-game sweep of the St. Louis Blues with a 5-2 win Sunday in Game 4 of the West Division series. Brandon Saad,...

Recent champs Capitals, St. Louis on brink of elimination

May. 22, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three years since winning the Stanley Cup, the Washington Capitals find themselves on the brink of their third consecutive first-round playoff loss. The Boston Bruins will eliminate the Capitals on Sunday night with a win in Game 5 (7 p.m. EDT,...

Avs score 3 in 2nd, beat Blues 5-1 to take a 3-0 series lead

May. 22, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Graves had a goal and two assists, Philipp Grubauer made 31 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche used a three-goal second period to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Friday night and take a 3-0 series lead in their first-round West Division matchup. ...

MacKinnon records hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 in Game 2

May. 20, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon had two special guests in the stands — his mom and dad. He treated them — along with a boisterous crowd chanting “M-V-P” — to quite a show. MacKinnon capped his first career playoff hat trick with an...

NHL clears Blues, Golden Knights after virus testing errors

May. 19, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Game on for the St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche after a coronavirus testing scare. The NHL said it had investigated multiple positive COVID-19 test results from the Blues and Vegas Golden Knights from the same laboratory. The league said the results...

MacKinnon, Grubauer lift Avs to 4-1 win over Blues in Game 1

May. 18, 2021 03:26 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog found an early way to calm down the Colorado Avalanche — he dropped the gloves and brawled. That fighting spirit energized a roaring crowd — biggest of the season — and certainly rubbed off on the team. Nathan...

David Perron out for Blues in Game 1 against Avalanche

May. 17, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Blues will be without leading scorer David Perron for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against top-seeded Colorado on Monday due to the NHL's virus protocols. St. Louis will, however, again have forward Vladimir Tarasenko, who was...

Blues may be without Perron for Game 1 against top seed Avs

May. 16, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The puck hasn't even dropped in the playoff series against Colorado and the St. Louis Blues have already gotten what captain Ryan O'Reilly labeled a “bad bounce.” For a second straight day, their leading scorer, David Perron, appeared on the NHL's...

Blues score 7 straight goals to beat Wild 7-3

May. 13, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Perron, Brayden Schenn, and Jordan Kyrou each scored twice and the St. Louis Blues scored seven straight goals to erase a first-period deficit and beat the Minnesota Wild 7-3 on Thursday night. Zach Sanford also scored Jordan Binnington made 17...