Blues win their first Stanley Cup in 52-year history
For the first time in their 52-year history, the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup Champions after defeating the Bruins 4-1 in Game 7
The St. Louis Blues became the first team in the NHL expansion era (since 1967-68) to win the Stanley Cup after ranking last in the overall standings at any point after their 30th game when they defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Wednesday. It's the first championship for the Blues since entering the NHL in 1967 and ended a roller-coaster season that was unlike any in the four major North American pro sports leagues since they joined the NHL.
June 15: Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins shut out the Vancouver Canucks in Game 7 to win their first Stanley Cup in 39 years
The Stanley Cup Final will go to a Game 7 for the first time in eight years when the Boston Bruins host the St. Louis Blues at TD Garden on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS). It will be the first time Boston has hosted Game 7 in the Cup Final since entering the NHL in 1924.
The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues will play the 17th Game 7 in the history of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS) after Boston forced the deciding game with a 5-1 win at Enterprise Center on Sunday.
The St. Louis Blues can end the longest wait by an NHL team for its first championship by defeating the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Enterprise Center on Sunday (8 p.m. ET: NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS). A victory would give St. Louis its first NHL title in its 51 seasons in the League. The Los Angeles Kings, who won the Cup for the first time in 2012, their 44th NHL season, hold that distinction.
The St. Louis Blues are one win away from becoming the first team in the expansion era (since 1967-68) to go from last in the overall standings at any point after its 30th game to Stanley Cup champions after defeating the Boston Bruins 2-1 in Game 5 of the Cup Final at TD Garden on Thursday.
Jordan Binnington is one win from his 15th in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the St. Louis Blues, an NHL rookie record shared by Patrick Roy (15-5 with the Montreal Canadiens in 1986), Ron Hextall (15-11 with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1987), Cam Ward (15-8 with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006) and Matt Murray (15-6 with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016). All except Hextall won the Stanley Cup.
Ryan O'Reilly jumpstarted the St. Louis Blues by scoring 43 seconds into Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final and then scored the game-winner at 10:38 of the third period in a 4-2 victory against the Boston Bruins at Enterprise Center on Monday.
The Boston Bruins play Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center on Monday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS) looking to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series, with goalie Tuukka Rask playing at an historic pace on the road.