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Blues make Hull cry after clinching berth in Stanley Cup Final

Hockey Hall of Fame forward, VP of team, emotional after Game 6 win

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Golden Brett turned on the water works after the St. Louis Blues clinched a Stanley Cup Final berth for the first time since 1970.

Brett Hull, who spent 11 of his 19 NHL seasons with the Blues and is their franchise leader in goals, cried following the Blues' 5-1 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Tuesday.

Hull, the Hall of Fame forward and Blues executive vice president, told Darren Pang of FOX Sports Midwest he couldn't control his emotions after seeing legendary defenseman Bob Plager in the locker room after the win.

Tweet from @FSMidwest: Brett Hull: "I'm not a crier, but I'm crying. I saw Bobby Plager and I'm like 'holy cow, this is 49 years in the making for this.'" #stlblues pic.twitter.com/BVCAmrj5Ag

"I'm in there. I'm not a crier, but I'm crying," Hull said during the interview. "I saw Bobby Plager and I'm like 'Holy cow,'... 49 years in the making for this... These guys have played unbelievable."

After he composed himself, Hull said he likes the Blues chances against the Boston Bruins, their Stanley Cup Final opponent, .

"I thought Boston was, for any team, I thought they would be tough to beat," Hull said. "Then I'm like, I don't know, we're pretty [darn] good. Boston's got their hands full with this team."

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