(Reuters) – The St Louis Blues Cup of the National Hockey Society won the first 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the seventh definitive game of Wednesday's championship series.
June 12, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St Louis Blues was able to hang the wing of Pat Maroon (7) in the Stanley Cup after hitting the Boston Bruins in the 2019 Stanley Cup championship by TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
With the winning victory, the Blues not only finished a fantastic salvation thinking they were dead in the NHL in early January but finished the longest stay in NHL history – 51 seasons – d 'team their first to win a tree.
“I don't think it's fallen yet,” said Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo. “But I am so proud of this group. It's incredible. ”
The Blues scored all the scores they needed for a late three-minute period of the first period and then set up a defense master class and Jordan Binnington made 32 stops, including the match when he got a leg out to stop the Nordstrom Joakim from closing midway through the third one.
Ryan Blues presents Reilly, a franchise record with the biggest points in a single play year with 23, Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs.
“I stopped trying to worry about the result and only give me everything I had to do,” said OReilly, who scored the open goal of his team in each of the final four matches in the Stanley Final.
“I was getting bounces. It was great, my colleagues played great, I thought we created it every night. It was amazing. ”
The Bruins had a strong start, which had never hosted Seven games with the Stanley Final before and created all sorts of pressure but the Blues soon jumped out in 2-0 despite being out 12-4 in the open frame. .
Ryan OReilly opened the scoring with about three minutes left in the period when Jay Bouwmeester made a clever shooting from Boston's goal goalkeeper Tuukka Rask.
Pietrangelo, the defender of the planes, left another eight seconds in the period when he skipped in and used a neat backhand deck to taste Rask and the town crowd drowned.
St Louis sent almost halfway to the second period but Zdeno Chara managed to remove the puck from the target line after a shot from Brayden Schenn stopped from the crossbar cross and Rask before entering the clay.
Schenn did 3-0 when he took a centralized pass from Vladimir Tarasenko and sent him off and raced on Rask and he was about nine minutes to play before Zach Sanford put the game off his palm and the first of the plays he play five minutes.
Boston's Binnington closure bid broke when Matt Grzelcyk got the net with a little more than two minutes to play.
Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Edited by Peter Rutherford and Sudipto Ganguly
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