Tuesday night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since the 1969-70 season where they were swept in four games by… the Boston Bruins.
But I want to focus on happier times. I want to re-remember what happened a year ago today.
On May 21, 2018, the Washington Capitals forced a Game Seven in the Eastern Conference Final after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0.
In front of one of the loudest crowds in Capital One Arena history, TJ Oshie scored twice, Devante Smith-Pelly scored once, and Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced in the Capitals’ first potential elimination game of the 2018 postseason.