Blues beat Bruins to clinch maiden Stanley Cup title

Jun 12, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues players celebrate after defeating the Boston Bruins in game seven of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – The St. Louis Blues won the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup for the first time with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the decisive seventh game of the championship series on Wednesday.

With the victory, the visiting Blues not only completed a remarkable turnaround considering they were dead last in the NHL in early January but also ended the longest wait in NHL history – 51 seasons – for a team to win their first championship.

Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto

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