BOSTON (AP) — From last place in the league to the brink of their first Stanley Cup championship, the St. Louis Blues need one more win to complete their improbable journey.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington made save after save to pull off yet another playoff victory — and make some team history — for the Blues.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the game - and perhaps the season - in the balance, assistant coach Mike Van Ryn of the St. Louis Blues made a decision.
DALLAS (AP) — Colton Parayko was shooting to score for the St. Louis Blues, and delivered a stunning blow to the Dallas Stars even without getting the puck in the net.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dallas goalie Ben Bishop rebounded — at his hometown team's expense.
Bishop made 32 saves, Roope Hintz scored twice and the Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in Game 2 to...
Dunn caps Blues’ third-period rally to beat Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Only one thing has really worked for the St. Louis Blues this season when trailing late in games: playing against the Florida Panthers.
Vince Dunn scored with 3:53 left to cap a third-period rally from a two-goal deficit and lift the Blues over the Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night. It was only St. Louis' second win when trailing after two periods this season — both against Florida.
The Blues are 2-18-3 with the other team ahead going into the third.
Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Senators 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson is feeling much better these days, and it is certainly showing on the ice.
Gunnarsson scored the go-ahead goal with 7:44 left in the third period, lifting St. Louis to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.
It was his first in 29 career games against Ottawa, and second overall goal in as many games since missing three games due because of an illness.
Berube’s Blues playing well enough to make run at playoffs
This is not Brayden Schenn's first rodeo with a lot of things this season.
It is his second time playing under Craig Berube as an interim coach and the third time his name has been prominent in trade speculation. For Schenn and the St. Louis Blues, those things are related.
Blues’ O’Reilly nets short-handed winner after obscure call
ST. LOUIS (AP) — After the St. Louis Blues caught the short end of the stick on an obscure NHL rule, Ryan O'Reilly bailed them out with a breakaway winner.
O'Reilly scored a short-handed goal 2:05 into overtime to lift St. Louis over the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Friday night.
O'Reilly's forehand finish was memorable, but the buzz postgame was about the call that put the Blues on the penalty kill to begin with.
Parayko goal, Allen shutout leads Blues past Jets 1-0
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jake Allen wasn't relieved to have his first shutout in a year. In fact, he didn't even remember when he had his last shutout.
The St. Louis Blues' netminder made 26 saves in a 1-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday to record his first shutout since Dec. 7, 2017.
"I could care less, honestly. A big win for us," Allen said. "I'm not a stats guy, unfortunately, but maybe it's a lucky day every year, so I'll mark this one on my calendar."
Parayko’s OT goal lifts Blues over Avalanche 3-2
DENVER (AP) — Colton Parayko didn't have much room to work with as he skated into the Colorado end early in the overtime, so the defenseman used his long arm to knock the puck toward the net.
His strategy paid off. Parayko's one-handed goal 1:34 into the extra period lifted the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Avalanche on Friday night.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Alexander Steen also had a goal before leaving the game with an injury. Jake Allen stopped 27 shots for St. Louis.
Sundqvist’s 2 rare goals send Blues past Golden Knights 5-3
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Oskar Sundqvist was concerned about more than just hockey after he sustained serious facial injuries on an illegal hit by Tom Wilson in a preseason game against the Washington Capitals on Sept. 30.
Sundqvist made a statement in his third game since getting back in the lineup by scoring two rare goals to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Thursday night.
The 24-year-old center from Sweden didn't think he would return to action this soon.
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored the winner for the United States to prevail over Canada 5-4 after a penalty shootout in their opening game at the world ice hockey championship on Friday.
Also, Olympic champion Russia thrashed France 7-0, defending champion Sweden blanked Belarus 5-0, and Denmark started the first championship on home ice by beating Germany, the runner-up at the Pyeongchang Games, 3-2 also after a penalty shootout.
Blues hand Kings worst defeat of season, 7-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The goals would not come, the losses mounted and the St. Louis Blues appeared trapped in a spiral.
They desperately needed something to turn their season — and playoff hopes — around. They might have found just that in a 7-2 demolishing of the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
"It took a toll on them, not scoring," Blues goalie Jake Allen said. "We needed one of those games. I don't know when the last time was we had a game like that."
Allen gets shutout, Schenn scores again as Blues beat Stars
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Allen finally closed out a shutout Thursday night.
Allen posted his first zero of the season with 29 saves, helping the St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-0.
Brayden Schenn got his team-leading 14th goal two days after netting a hat trick against Montreal. Colton Parayko and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored.
Allen carried a shutout into the final period on five occasions this season, but was never able to finish.
Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brayden Schenn continues to make quite an impression on his new teammates.
Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.
Acquired from Philadelphia in a trade at June's NHL draft, the center now has five goals and 10 assists in a career-high seven-game points streak.
"It's been fun," Schenn said. "The team is winning, we're playing good hockey. ... Guys are stepping up."
Pietrangelo gives Blues 5-4 overtime victory over Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins insist they're well aware of the bumpy road ahead as the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions chase history.
Just in case, they needed a reminder, Alex Pietrangelo and the St. Louis Blues provided one.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues did not extend a qualifying offer to Nail Yakupov, making the 2012 No. 1 pick an unrestricted free agent.
Yakupov, 23, had just nine points in 40 games last season after four years with the Edmonton Oilers. The Russian winger has never had more than 33 points in a season and will be free to sign with any team July 1.
PARIS (AP) — Defenseman Colton Parayko scored twice and center Nate Mackinnon moved atop the tournament scoring leaders with three assists as defending champion Canada beat Norway 5-0 at the ice hockey world championship on Monday.
Canada tops Group B with five wins from six matches, putting it three points ahead of 2010 winner Czech Republic. Canada has 27 goals for only eight conceded, with the only defeat to third-placed Switzerland.
No Shattenkirk is no problem for bigger, better Blues
Knowing Kevin Shattenkirk wasn't in their long-term plans, the St. Louis Blues traded the talented defenseman and braced for the immediate blow to their playoff hopes.
That never happened. The Blues actually got better without him.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Just three months ago, when the St. Louis Blues departed for a road trip, Jake Allen was left behind for a mental break.
These days, their 26-year-old goaltender better be at the top of the packing list.
With a career-high 51 saves, Allen carried the Blues on Wednesday night to a series-opening 2-1 overtime victory over the Minnesota Wild that ended three minutes into Thursday morning.
Stastny, Allen lead Blues to 5-1 win over Maple Leafs
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Allen hopes he's put his struggles behind him.
The St. Louis goalie stopped 26 shots and Paul Stastny scored twice to help the Blues beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 on Thursday night.
Allen won for the first time since Jan. 2, when the Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in the Winter Classic. He had been pulled in four of his previous five starts.
Blues’ Hutton stops 34 shots in 3-0 win over Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carter Hutton shut down the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, and handed them a rare regulation loss at home.
Hutton stopped 34 shots for his sixth career shutout to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 victory over the Penguins on Tuesday night.
Colton Parayko, Ryan Reaves and Scottie Upshall scored to help the Blues end a three-game skid.. Hutton won for the third time in his last four starts and fifth in the last seven to improve to 7-6-2 this season.
Colton Parayko, Carter Hutton lead Blues past Sharks 4-0
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As a farmhand for the Sharks back in 2010-11, Carter Hutton never got a chance to play an NHL game in San Jose. Since leaving the organization, the Shark Tank has felt just like home.
Hutton made 23 saves to earn his second shutout in as many career starts in San Jose and the St. Louis Blues beat the Sharks 4-0 on Saturday night.
Fabbri nets hat trick as Blues come back to beat Flyers 6-3
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robby Fabbri broke out of a scoring funk and added to his hat collection in the process.
Fabbri got a hat trick, David Perron and Scottie Upshall scored during St. Louis' four-goal third period and the Blues rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Shattenkirk also scored and Carter Hutton made 17 saves as the Blues improved to 12-1-4 at home.