The Blues are 20 minutes from elimination as they enter the third period in Game 6 of the Campbell Conference Finals trailing the Calgary Flames 4-1. They’re down 5-2 with less than 10 minutes left, and they’re 5-3 when time runs out as Greg Paslawski steps into the role of hero. He scores with 4:11 remaining to make it 5-4, then ties the game at 5-5 with 1:08 left.
Shortly after Flames forward Joe Mullen hit the post in overtime, Blues center Doug Wickenheiser jumps over a blocked shot and beats goalie Mike Vernon at 7:30 for a 6- 5, one of the biggest wins in blues history. the cheers and celebration of the 17,801 fans at the st. louis arena continue well after both teams have come off the ice.
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1981: Bryan Trottier and Anders Kallur score goals less than 47 seconds apart to lead the New York Islanders to a 6-3 victory against the Minnesota North Stars in the game 1 of the stanley cup final at nassau coliseum. trottier beats gilles meloche at 14:38, then sets up kallur’s goal at 15:25 to give new york a 3-0 lead.
1984: clark gillies scores once in each period to help the islanders beat the edmonton oilers 6-1 at the nassau coliseum in game 2 of the cup final, tying the best-of-7 series at 1-1. However, the Oilers win the next three games to end New York’s bid for a fifth consecutive championship.
1985: eddie olczyk of the chicago blackhawks becomes the youngest player (18 years, 269 days) in the expansion era (since 1967) to score a goal in the semifinal/ conference final or the stanley cup final. Olczyk scores a shorthanded goal in the first period of the Blackhawks’ 8-6 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 4 of the Campbell Conference Finals at Chicago Stadium.
1987: larry robinson ties a montreal canadiens playoff record for defensemen with four points (one goal, three assists) in a 5-2 win against the philadelphia flyers on the spectrum in game 5 of the wales conference final. Robinson’s goal on the power play in the first period puts Montreal ahead to stay.
1993: Steve Thomas scores two goals and has two assists to lead the Islanders to a 7-5 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum in Game 6 of the Finals. patrick’s division Thomas’ second goal of the game, midway through the third period, stands as the game winner after Kevin Stevens scores his second of the game with less than three minutes remaining.
2003: Jean-Sebastien Giguere makes 24 saves for his second straight shutout as the mighty Anaheim Ducks win 2-0 against the Minnesota Wild in game 2 of the NBA Finals. western conference. Kurt Sauer and Rob Niedermayer provide the offense scoring low hand goals.
2013: the detroit red wings become the first nhl team to win 14 games 7 by defeating the ducks 3-2 at the honda center in the quarterfinals of the western conference. Henrik Zetterberg scores a goal and sets up another for the seventh-seeded Red Wings and Jimmy Howard makes 31 saves. It’s Red Wings’ 14th win in 23 7s games. For the Ducks, it’s the first of four straight years when their season ends with a Game 7 loss at home.
2017: James Neal’s goal at 9:24 in overtime gives the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory against the Ducks in Game 1 of the Finals of the western conference at the honda center. Pekka Rinne saves 27 times for the Predators, who are making their first conference finals appearance since entering the NHL in 1998.
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2018: the winnipeg jets score three goals in the first 7:35 and defeat the vegas golden knights 4-1 at bell mts place in game 1 of the western conference finals. It’s the first conference finals victory for the Jets/Atlanta Thrashers franchise since entering the NHL in 1999. Dustin Byfuglien and Mark Scheifele each have a goal and an assist for Winnipeg, which limits Vegas to 20 shots on goal. connor hellebuyck makes 19 saves, allowing just one goal from brayden mcnabb.
2019: the boston bruins score two goals in each period and defeat the carolina hurricanes 6-2 at td garden in game 2 of the eastern conference finals. defenseman matt grzelcyk scores two goals; Charlie Coyle and Torey Krug each have three assists. tuukka rask makes 21 saves for boston, which takes a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series.