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Fellow athletes congratulate Blues for Stanley Cup win on social media

St. Louis earned praise from Subban, Duchene, Lehner, among others

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Congratulations to the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues came pouring in from athletes from several sports on social media.

Some of the biggest names in hockey gave a shout out to the Blues for their first championship in 51 NHL seasons. They clinched with a 4-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Pat Maroon, the Blues forward who scored seven points in 26 Stanley Cup Playoff games, shared his excitement for bringing the Cup to his hometown.

Tweet from @patmaroon: WE DID IT SAINT LOUIS 🏆 Let���s Party!

Most NHL players shared their excitement for goalie Jordan Binnington, who was in the American Hockey League until Jan. 5 but set a new NHL rookie record with 16 Stanley Cup Playoff wins, and center Ryan O'Reilly, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy less than a year after the Blues acquired him from the Buffalo Sabres on July 1.

Tweet from @RobinLehner: Congrats @StLouisBlues on an amazing season. Ryan O'Reilly one of the best I���ve played with and you deserve this. @binnnasty absolute 🔥🔥🔥

Tweet from @GSparks40: Congrats to long time beauty turned Stanley Cup CHAMPION @binnnasty on an incomparable rookie season capped by a legendary game 7 performance

Tweet from @MMoulson: What a series..congrats to two of the best @otterN9NE and of course the Conn Smythe winner Ryan O���Reilly #youllwannahangontothatguy

Some, like Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Duchene, offered simple congratulations for the Blues title.

Tweet from @PKSubban1: Congrats to the @StLouisBlues on being champions!

Tweet from @Matt9Duchene: Congrats to the @StLouisBlues on winning the Cup. Great story and very well deserved!

Tweet from @bconnolly8: Congrats to the @StLouisBlues on the cup. Well deserved!!!
  
The Blues run to the Cup captured the attention from athletes across the sphere. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who supported the Blues throughout their Stanley Cup Playoff run, spoke with Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko while he was celebrating the Cup win.

Instagram from @yadier_marciano_molina: with @vt9191 lets go champ !!!!!! @stlouisblues thanks mikecaruso

The Cardinals shared an incredible video of Blues fans sitting through the rain to watch the game at Busch Stadium, and Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, first baseman Tyler O'Neill and New York Yankees first baseman Luke Voit also shared their congratulations.

Tweet from @Cardinals: The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup Champions! #TeamSTL #WeAllBleedBlue pic.twitter.com/lkZ9QVvIhg

Tweet from @UncleCharlie50: So happy for the @StLouisBlues organization, this great city, all the great people who���ve been looking forward to this for so long, and the amazing players who inspired us all year! Proud of my buddy Petro for being an incredible leader!!! pic.twitter.com/cz4dwPnnM9

Tweet from @LLVIII40: Play Gloria! @StLouisBlues

Tweet from @toneill21: GLORIAAAA!!!

Former Super Bowl champions Kurt Warner, Isaac Bruce and Chris Long, who each also played for the St. Louis Rams, posted congratulations for the Blues.

Tweet from @kurt13warner: Congrats to the @StLouisBlues & city of STL on winning the Stanley Cup... been a long time coming, but that only makes it sweeter! No greater place to enjoy a championship! Enjoyed the ride from afar... and will enjoy watching you all celebrate, miss you STL!

Tweet from @IsaacBruce80: Champions!!! #PlayGloria Congrats @StLouisBlues! #STL #WeAllBleedBlue

Tweet from @JOEL9ONE: IMMORTALITY

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, who is a St. Louis native, shared his exuberance for the Blues championship, then Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum piggybacked on that excitement. 

Tweet from @RealDealBeal23: STANLEY CUP CHAMPS!!!! @StLouisBlues #STLFOREVER

Tweet from @jaytatum0: ST LOUIS FOREVER!!! https://t.co/nS5512bGkm

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