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SportBlues avoid touching Campbell Bowl after winning Western Conference

08:05  22 may  2019
08:05  22 may  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

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The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl , or simply the Campbell Bowl , is a National Hockey League trophy awarded to the Western Conference playoff champions.

Henrik Sedin accepts the Clarence Campbell Trophy after the Canucks win the Western Conference Final against the San Jose Sharks in double OT in game 5

Blues avoid touching Campbell Bowl after winning Western Conference© Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The St Louis Blues are following the lead of the Boston Bruins as the teams get ready to meet in the Stanley Cup Final.

The Blues whipped the San Jose Sharks 5-1 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Tuesday night to clinch the series, their third win in a row. After their victory, they were presented with the Campbell Bowl as the playoff winners of the West. Nobody from their team, led by captain Alex Pietrangelo, touched the trophy:

The Boston Bruins, which swept the Carolina Hurricanes to advance to the Stanley Cup Final, did the same thing and did not touch the Prince of Wales Trophy upon clinching their series.

Maroon's OT goal lifts Blues past Stars in Game 7

Maroon's OT goal lifts Blues past Stars in Game 7 Pat Maroon scored 5:50 into the second overtime, Jordan Binnington made 29 saves and the St. Louis Blues outlasted the Dallas Stars 2-1 in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series. Maroon slammed the puck in after Robert Thomas skated in on Ben Bishop from the right wing. It was the second game-winning goal of the series for the 31-year-old St. Louis native. BOX SCORE: BLUES 2, STARS 1 (2OT)Vince Dunn also scored for St. Louis, which will face the winner of the San Jose-Colorado series in the conference final. Ben Bishop made 52 saves and Mats Zuccarello scored for Dallas, which dropped to 5-8 in Game 7s in franchise history.

Therefore, the Campbell Conference became the Western Conference and the Wales Conference became the Eastern Conference . In 2012, Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown and the rest of the team refused to touch the Campbell Bowl after winning the conference finals against the

Clarence Campbell Conference on WN Network delivers the latest Videos and Editable pages for News & Events, including Entertainment, Music, Sports, Science and more No team has won the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl , the trophy given to the Western Conference champion, two years in a

There is a superstition that you should not touch the trophy until it’s the ultimate one — the Stanley Cup. But from 2016-2018, the three teams did touch their conference trophy and went on to win it all, so maybe the superstition is overrated.

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