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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...

Season of comeback? Blues lock down games to win Cup

Jun. 13, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When Alex Pietrangelo lifted a backhander over Tuukka Rask to give the St. Louis Blues a two-goal lead late in the first period, Boston fans went silent and the eerie quiet lasted throughout intermission. With good reason. The Blues had only lost one of 25 playoff games when up two goals. The...

The Latest: O'Reilly wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Jun. 12, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local): 10:49 p.m. Ryan O'Reilly of the St. Louis Blues has been named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the most valuable player of the playoffs. The gritty forward lifted the trophy on the ice moments...

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...

Special team: Blues penalty kill has them on verge of Cup

Jun. 7, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

Something is missing from Boston's power play. The uninterrupted puck movement and cross-ice passes to a wide-open David Pastrnak aren't there anymore. Torey Krug isn't getting the chance to fire away from the top. Patrice Bergeron isn't dominating between the faceoff circles like before. Boston rode its power...

Berube's Blues living dangerously, on verge of winning Cup

Jun. 7, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Craig Berube's bunch likes to live dangerously. In Game 5 alone, Ivan Barbashev got away with a high hit on Marcus Johansson and Zach Sanford got his elbow up into Torey Krug's head and avoided a penalty. Alex Steen went straight to the penalty box when he lit up David Krejci in the neutral...

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...

The Latest: Blues beat Bruins 2-1 for 3-2 lead in Cup Final

Jun. 6, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues (all times local): 11:05 p.m. The St. Louis Blues are one win away from their first Stanley Cup championship. Jordan Binnington stopped 39 shots, and Ryan O'Reilly and David Perron scored for St....

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...