Louis newspaper accidentally runs ads congratulating Blues for Stanley Cup win
Jun 11 2019
On Sunday, the city of St. Louis was buzzing.
"Winning the Stanley Cup was a dream come true for so many of you", wrote Blues owner Tom Stillman. Inside, the crowd was loud as ever. If the Blues win, they'll hoist the Stanley Cup.
While the St. Louis players had to deal with family and friends travelling in for a potential celebration, Bergeron and the other Bruins veterans started setting a tone that will continue to be important until puck drop on Wednesday night.
Considering the recent history, there's reason for the Bruins to be confident that their top stars will shine in Game 7 on Wednesday.
After plenty of pregame hoopla, St. Louis took the ice and looked awesome.
If only they stopped the presses. The Czech center who's one of five Bruins players left from their 2011 championship team doesn't have a point in this series. That's when the game swung. It was 1-0 at the first intermission, but St. Louis was winning board battles and bringing a heavy forecheck. Brad Marchand turned David Pastrnak's pass into his ninth goal of the playoffs on a one-timer from the right circle.
The problem with declaring that Tuukka Rask has played his best game of the playoffs is that it's an overused line. But he has had the opportunity to either bet on the Bruins himself, ensuring a win either way, or sell off his ticket for a massive profit and still wave his St. Louis pom-poms to the end.
Unfortunately for the Blues, that life didn't last too long, as the Bruins once again found the back of the net when David Pastrnak was allowed to go to work on Binnington.
Check below for a recap of what happened in Game 6. Instead it's 23-year-old rookie Karson Kuhlman, who hasn't played since Game 3 of the second round against Columbus on April 30. In two of them, the Bruins were the team on the brink.
Tuukka Rask makes an incredible stop by trying to pin the puck to his back after he made the initial save. Consider that a 15.4 power play percentage in the regular season would have finished 28th out of 31 teams in the entire league. I'll credit Boston. They played well.
St. Louis created a spate of good chances during its first three power plays, but Rask stood tall.