Month: May 2019

Boom! Gunnarsson Goal Evens Series

Blues defensemen and goal scorers, Carl Gunnarsson and Robert Bortuzzo, celebrate Wednesday night in Boston. (Canadian Press photo) BOSTON UNBEATABLE? Entering game two of the Stanley Cup Finals in Boston, the St. Louis Blues needed a win to even the series before turning towards home for games three and four. They needed to play a […]

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Bruins Take Game One

Bruins Take Game One Over Blues

Sean Kuraly of the Boston Bruins scored the game-winning goal Monday night in Boston as the Bruins take game one of the series. Joel Edmundson and Jordan Binnington defended on the play. (AP photo) The Boston Bruins took game one of the Stanley Cup Finals with a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on […]

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PlayOFF Beats – Stanley Cup Finals – Blues vs Bruins

David Perron battles Jake Debrusk earlier this season. (NHL Photo) This past preseason, I developed a series of stories that we called “Off-Beats,” where I interviewed bloggers from other teams in our division. Since the playoffs started, I’ve been doing one with our upcoming opponents each round, and I’ve labeled them “PlayOFF-Beats.” For the Stanley […]

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Blues Bruins Preview

St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester and Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak do battle earlier this season in St. Louis. (Billy Hurst/AP photo) Welcome to our Blues & Bruins Stanley Cup Final preview focusing mainly on the Bruins so that Blues fans can learn a little bit about the next opponent. REMATCH 49 YEARS LATER […]

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Blues Advance to Their First Stanley Cup Final Since 1970

The Blues celebrated becoming the Western Conference Champions posing on ice with the Clarence Campbell trophy. (Photo courtesy: Jeff Curry, USA Today Sports) ST. LOUIS, MO – For the first time in 49 years, the Blues are headed to the Stanley Cup Final to face their last foe: the Boston Bruins. Play. Gloria. After a […]

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Schwartz Hat Trick Leads Blues Past Sharks in Game 5

Jaden Schwartz scores one of his three goals in a 5-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in game five of the Western Conference Finals. (Getty Images) San Jose, CA – One wondered what would happen when the Western Conference Finals resumed with game five on Sunday in the ‘Shark Tank.’ Would the Sharks bounce […]

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Blues Bite Back, Even Series 2-2

Colton Parayko and Joe Pavelski chase the puck in game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. (Jeff Roberson/AP photo) ST. LOUIS, MO – With their backs against the wall once again, the St. Louis Blues bounced back with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks in game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. The […]

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4-Goal Period Falls Short With Bitter 5-4 OT Loss

Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson (65) celebrates his overtime winner with teammate Gustav Nyquist (14) that controversially ended the game. San Jose would take game 3 by a score of 5-4. ST. LOUIS, MO – To quote one “Steve Dangle” Glynn, “this League’s going to be so wonderful once they finish building it.” The St. Louis […]

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Bortuzzo, Blues Defense Stave Off Sharks in Game 2 Win

Blues Captain Alex Pietrangelo (27) fights off the pressure of Sharks defenseman Barclay Goordrow (23). (Photo courtesy: Anda Chu, Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE, CA – It wasn’t the prettiest, but the Blues managed to escape the Shark Cage with a win. The St. Louis Blues (0-1) and San Jose Sharks (1-0) opened game […]

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Blues Sloppy Play Leads to 6-3 Loss in San Jose

Joe Pavelski knocks the puck out of the air in the first period to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 lead in the opening game of the Western Conference Finals. (Associated Press photo) San Jose, CA – The Western Conference Final opened Saturday night in San Jose with the St. Louis Blues taking on […]

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