Tag: Stanley Cup

Your Must-See Sports Headlines for Today, June 13

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history on Wednesday night, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7. Welcome to Wednesday’s roundup of must-see sports headlines, highlighted by the St. Louis Blues hoisting their first Stanley Cup after taking down the Boston Bruins on the road in […]

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When Detroit Was on Top of the Sports World

More than half a century before Boston goalie Tuukka Rask first stepped onto Finnish ice, Detroit staged one of its grandest banquets, a jubilant affair celebrating unparalleled sports excellence. On Saturday evening, April 18, 1936, limousines chauffeuring a parade of stars arrived at the majestic Masonic Temple. There were Tigers, Lions and Red Wings aplenty, […]

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How a Fourth-String Goalie Led the Blues to the Stanley Cup Finals

BOSTON — Before becoming an improbable catalyst for the St. Louis Blues’ improbable stampede to the Stanley Cup finals, Jordan Binnington had the coolest goalie mask in the ECHL. In 2013, he reported to the Kalamazoo Wings, two levels below the N.H.L., with an image of the actor Will Smith — circa “The Fresh Prince […]

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