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History of Game 7 in Stanley Cup Final

Championship round has gone to limit 17 times, including last year

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

The Stanley Cup Final has been decided in a Game 7 on 17 occasions since the NHL went to a best-of-7 format in 1939.

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Top 20 Cup Final games since 2000: No. 11

Shaw scores in third OT, Blackhawks defeat Bruins in Game 1 in 2013

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

As the NHL prepares for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the NHL.com staff selected the best 20 Stanley Cup Final games since 2000. Our 15-writer panel nominated 44 games for consideration before each member voted for his or her favorite 20 from that list. Each favorite game was awarded 20 points, with the selections that followed receiving one fewer point each and so on, down to one point for each 20th-favorite game. Today, we look at Game 1 of the 2013 Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins, which was on 10 ballots and received 123 points.

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Short Shifts

Blues fan gets 'Gloria' tattoo on arm

Inks name of inspirational song with St. Louis battling Bruins in Cup Final

by Bill Price / NHL.com Editor in Chief

ST. LOUIS -- Plenty of fans wear their hearts on their sleeves. Erin Fitzpatrick wears it on her skin.

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Blues victory in Game 7 of Cup Final celebrated in nod to 'NHL '94'

Clip features highlights from win against Bruins in style of classic video game

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

The St. Louis Blues are celebrating their Stanley Cup championship, 16-bit style. Well, sort of.

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Blues fans revel in Stanley Cup victory parade

Hundreds of thousands line streets, attend rally to celebrate first championship

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ST. LOUIS -- Steve Deal staked his spot at the corner of Market and Broadway streets at 10 p.m. on Friday for the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup championship parade and rally, which began around noon on Saturday.

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Bergeron, Marchand, Pastrnak played with injuries for Bruins in Cup Final

Top forward line combined for two points at 5-on-5 in seven-game loss to Blues

by Matt Kalman / NHL.com Correspondent

BOSTON -- Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak each was dealing with an injury while completing the Stanley Cup Final for the Boston Bruins.

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Blues savor first title on final episode of 'Quest For the Stanley Cup'

Game 7 victory contrasts joy of winning championship, heartbreak of losing

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom

QFTSC: Laila celebrates on ice

Quest For The Stanley Cup: Laila celebrates on ice

Watch episode seven of "Quest For The Stanley Cup" tonight, exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. and on YouTube.com/NHL in Canada

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There is perhaps no dichotomy starker than seeing the winning and losing teams after Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final; the undiluted joy of the winners contrasted with the sadness and exhaustion of the losers, whose dreams of getting their names on the most famous trophy in sports have come up one agonizing victory short.

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Perron on winning side of Stanley Cup Final this time with Blues

Forward returned to St. Louis after falling short with Golden Knights last season

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

BOSTON -- David Perron stood on the ice after the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Wednesday with a smile that reached from ear-to-ear.

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Top 10 moments of Stanley Cup Final

Trophy handoff, Chara ovation, Gunnarsson's OT goal among best between Blues, Bruins

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

BOSTON -- The Stanley Cup Final is over, and a party 51 years in the making in St. Louis is in full rage.

The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions following a 4-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 at TD Garden on Wednesday, and they and their fans will have memories to cherish forever.

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Blues rode Binnington, O'Reilly to first Stanley Cup title

Even-strength proficiency, play on road pivotal in victory against Bruins in Final

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

The St. Louis Blues' 4-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Wednesday gave them their first championship in their 51-season history.

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