The St. Louis Blues advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2018-19, with a 5-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, winning the series in six games.
Ryan O’Reilly and Vladimir Tarasenko each scored their fifth goal of the playoffs. Nick Leddy, Tyler Bozak and Colton Parayko added goals, propelling the Blues to the series victory.
The Blues (49-22-11) finished third in the Central Division during the regular season. The last time the Blues qualified for the second round, they went on to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history.
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