St. Louis will meet and talented, experienced and well-rested Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final, and will be the underdog when Vegas sets the line.
St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night.
Karlsson's been dealing with a nagging groin injury that cost him 29 games during the regular season.
After first playing "Gloria", which has become the celebratory song of choice for the team this season, the Blues played "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" around Enterprise Center, which is a Dropkick Murphy's song.
Hertl took a hit to the head in the first period of the Sharks' 5-0 loss in Game 5 from Blues forward Ivan Barbashev and was nowhere to be seen in the third period of the defeat.
Last place in the National Hockey League on January 3, St. Louis has risen with a 42-17-5 since in the regular season and playoffs combined.
According to stlouisblues.com, teammates Alexander Steen, Joel Edmundson, Robert Bortuzzo, Jaden Schwartz and Robby Farri were watching the Eagles-Bears NFC Wild Card game at a bar in Philadelphia when they got the idea to change the team's celebration tune. He has a 12-7 record with a 2.37 goals-against average and.914 save percentage in 19 games this postseason. The Bruins will have 10 days off between games though, which could prove problematic.