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3 Blues who will drive the Bruins nuts in the Stanley Cup Final

24 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Stanley Cup Final is upon us, and it promises to be a neck-and-neck affair between two of the NHL's elite: the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins. With so much at stake, in-game matchups could prove crucial in gaining an advantage. On paper, it appears the Blues have multiple X-factors who could play a significant role in slowing down the well-rested Bruins. So, before you grab a smart snack like Wonderful Pistachios and talk about the NHL's final series with your friends, do a little homework and read up on three Blues players who are primed to drive the Bruins nuts in pursuit of a...
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Stanley Cup Final roundtable: Playoff paths, key matchups, series X-factors

Stanley Cup Final roundtable: Playoff paths, key matchups, series X-factors

24 days ago   |   By TheScore

Over the weekend, theScore's John Matisz tapped two hockey writers - one in Boston, another in St. Louis - to help preview the Stanley Cup Final. Below is an email thread between Matisz, who acts as the moderator, Boston Sports Journal 's Conor Ryan , and Dan Buffa of St. Louis Game Time. (Note: The following roundtable discussion has been lightly edited for brevity and clarity.) Matisz : If you think back to the end of the regular season and compare the local vibe then to now, with the Cup Final about to begin, what's the confidence level in the home team? Has it changed, stayed the same?...
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Visiting fan's guide to the Stanley Cup Final

Visiting fan's guide to the Stanley Cup Final

24 days ago   |   By ESPN

The Bruins and Blues have their own traditions, sights and smells. And lots of beer. Here's a look at the must-hit spots in Boston and St. Louis.
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The Blues were the NHL's worst team in December. now they have a shot at the title

24 days ago   |   By The Guardian

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 1970 You could make the case that no NHL team wanted to see 2018 end more than the St Louis Blues. As December came to a close, the Blues sat at 15-18-4 and were dead last in the NHL. But you could make a much stronger case that no team has enjoyed 2019 more than the Blues. The team that looked destined for a lottery pick at the upcoming NHL Entry Draft and a sure-fire bet to have their core of players blown up after another season of underperforming...
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Ex-Blues rooting for St. Louis to win Stanley Cup

24 days ago   |   By Startribune

T.J. Oshie went through five early playoff exits with the St. Louis Blues who could never seem to break through.
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