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St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title

Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Boston Bruins – as it happenedRyan O’Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binnin…

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St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title

Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Boston Bruins – as it happenedRyan O’Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binnin…

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Stanley Cup final Game 7: St Louis Blues v Boston Bruins – live!

NHL champion will be decided at TD Garden after bruising seriesEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 12.41am BST Hero/villain: Brad MarchandIn the first game of the season, with the Bruins suffering a 7-0 defeat in Washington, Brad Marchand…

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Stanley Cup final heads to deciding Game 7 after Bruins thrash Blues

Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask star in Bruins’ 5-1 victoryElectric home crowd in St Louis can’t prevent defeatLast Stanley Cup final Game 7 came in 2011Tuukka Rask made 28 saves, Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins beat the St …

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St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins to move to brink of first Stanley Cup

Jordan Binnington makes 38 saves as Blues take 3-2 series leadSt Louis move within one win of franchise’s first Stanley CupJordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues a …

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Bruins’ Chara takes puck to mouth as Blues level Stanley Cup with Game 4 win

St Louis beat Boston 4-2 in chaotic Game 4 to level series 2-2Zdeno Chara uncertain for Game 5 after painful injuryJust when the St Louis Blues had the Boston Bruins on their heels and chasing the game, they gave up a goal and the roar went right out o…

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Stanley Cup finals: Bruins turn Blues’ dream homecoming into a nightmare

Boston take 2-1 lead in series with 7-2 thrashing of St LouisBlues pull goalie Jordan Binnington for first time in his careerSt Louis Blues fans were ready to celebrate their first Stanley Cup Final game on home ice in 49 years. Their did not cooperate…

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Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals

Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday n…

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Helmetless Krug’s huge hit rouses Bruins to Stanley Cup win over Blues

Boston beat St Louis 4-2 in Game 1 of best-of-seven series Bruins recover from slow start after 11-day layoffTorey Krug lined up St Louis center Robert Thomas and knocked him off his skates, delighting the crowd and sending an unmistakable message to r…

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The Blues were the NHL’s worst team in December … now they have a shot at the title

St Louis looked dead and buried at the end of last year, but now they face the Boston Bruins in their first Stanley Cup Finals since 1970You could make the case that no NHL team wanted to see 2018 end more than the St Louis Blues. As December came to a…

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St Louis Blues make Stanley Cup final for first time in 49 years

St Louis will face Boston Bruins for shot at NHL titleBlues were worst team in the league at start of the yearThe St Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnin…

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Is the lack of big market teams hurting the Stanley Cup playoffs?

For the first time since 2011 the Stanley Cup final will not include a team from New York, Los Angeles or Chicago, leaving the NBA to dominate June

So away they went Sunday night, San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton and St Louis Blues center David Backes, jostling with each other after a stoppage in play by yanking at each other’s lush, one-month Stanley Cup playoff beards.

“Just seeing whose was real, and making sure they were glued on right,” Backes joked after the game. “Seemed like both checked out, and we moved on with life.”

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The offside rule is ruining the NHL playoffs – and the mess could get worse

Hockey’s postseason is in danger of becoming bogged down by endless reviews – and the ghost of the 1999 Stanley Cup final floats in the background

There’s a new rule in the NHL this year. You may have heard about it. It’s a rule we all wanted, it’s working pretty much exactly as designed, and it’s being applied often. And hockey fans hate it.

It’s the offside review rule, and if this is the first you’re hearing about it, go find a hockey fan and ask them how it’s going. Then get ready for a healthy dose of sputtering rage. Because right now, the offside review rule is ruining everything.

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NHL playoffs: each of the 16 teams ranked

The race for the Stanley Cup has never been tighter. Except, perhaps, for the presence of the New York Rangers

The 2015 NHL playoffs will start Wednesday, and the race has never been tighter. One would like to predict these things, but in this age of hockey parity, even fewer sure things can be found than in years past. Except for perhaps the New York Rangers – they are as close as we get. Otherwise: ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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Martin Brodeur retires, to join St Louis Blues front office

Longtime New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur is retiringThe Montreal native is considered one of the greatest goalies everBrodeur holds NHL regular-season records for wins and shutoutsMartin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL histo…

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Flames burn bright as Rick Nash shows flickers of old Rangers form

One month in, the action on the ice is as unrelenting as the Blues have been impressive and the Canadiens disappointing. Where do we go from here? Continue reading…

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NHL is back and if the Kings don’t win, someone else in California probably will

The new NHL season starts on Wednesday. Here, Colin Horgan previews the teams in the Western Conference, and suggests the Kings, Sharks and Ducks for the Stanley Cup, and why western Canada might not have much to shout aboutBruins offer Eastern promise…

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Chicago Blackhawks eliminate St Louis Blues in defence of Stanley Cup

Chicago claim first round series 4-2Anaheim Ducks dump Dallas out of playoffsNY Rangers lead Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 Continue reading…

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Chicago edge St Louis with overtime goal from Jonathan Toews

Blackhawks take 3-2 play-off lead over Blues Ducks defeat Dallas; Philadelphia square series with New York Continue reading…

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Blackhawks, Stars and Blue Jackets win to tie NHL playoffs series

Chicago beat St Louis in overtime to tie series 2-2Dallas overcome top-seeded AnaheimColumbus defeat Pittsburgh Continue reading…