NHL Postseason Caterwaul: Blues and Bruins get back after it tonight

St. Louis will host first Cup game since 1970

The city of St. Louis will host its first Stanley Cup game since May 5, 1970 tonight when the Blues welcome the Boston Bruins to Enterprise Center.

Carl Gunnarsson’s first career playoff goal gave the Blues a 3-2 overtime win at TD Garden, tying the series at a game apiece.

While this certainly isn’t a must win for St. Louis by any means, the Blues need a victory in at least one of these next two home games to stay in the series, in my opinion.

After falling behind two games to one to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Bruins reeled off eight straight wins before Wednesday night’s loss, so they haven’t faced much adversity as of late.

A loss tonight could put some doubt in the mind of the team, while a win would quickly right the ship and leave them just two victories away from hoisting the Cup.

Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues 8 p.m. NBCSN (Series tied 1-1)

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NHL News

Jack Hughes stands out as the top prospect for this year’s draft in Vancouver. (Sportsnet)

NHL clears Evgeny Kuznetsov of the Washington Capitals in white powder video (CBC)

Tanner Fritz is returning to the New York Islanders for two more season, His new deal is one-way for next season and two-way for 2020-21.  The Islanders also signed promising forward Arnaud Durandeau to an entry-level contract (Lighthouse Hockey)

The Winnipeg Jets re-signed former Florida Panthers forward Logan Shaw and forward C.J. Suess to one-year, two-way deals. (Pro Hockey Rumors)

KHLer Andrei Chibisov signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Jets according to CapFriendly.

The Dallas Stars signed undrafted Finnish forward Joel Kiviranta to a two-year ELC. (CBS Sports)

LBC Poll O’ the day

Who will win Game 3 of the SCF?

St. Louis Blues17
Boston Bruins8