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SportBlues latest team erased from Stanley Cup drought list

07:40  13 june  2019
07:40  13 june  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup in their 51st season on Wednesday night, ensuring an eraser would be taken to their name among the pantheon The Blues also took their name off the list of teams that have never won a Cup . They went to the finals in the first three years of their franchise

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It was the longest wait for a first Stanley Cup win in NHL history.

Was.

The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup in their 51st season on Wednesday night, ensuring an eraser would be taken to their name among the pantheon of teams that remain.

The Blues came into Game 7 vs. the Boston Bruins tied with the Toronto Maple Leafs for the longest drought without a championship banner at 50 years. The Maple Leafs will take sole possession of that crown now at 51 seasons.

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Alexander Steen took his turn hoisting the Stanley Cup on Wednesday after the Blues beat the Bruins. Yet even with proper detachment, they still might wonder whether this all wasn’t some icy mirage: Did the Blues , after ranking last in the 31- team league in early January, actually win the

The NHL’s longest Stanley Cup drought is owned by the Toronto Maple Leafs who haven’t won the Blues latest team erased from Stanley Cup drought Parade, rally at the Arch to honor Stanley This article is a list of the active and all-time National Hockey League (NHL) franchise post-season

The Blues also took their name off the list of teams that have never won a Cup. They went to the finals in the first three years of their franchise history beginning in the 1967-68 season and couldn’t get it done on either occasion, including the last time they were there, losing to the Bobby Orr and the Boston Bruins in 1970.

While Toronto sits first, they’re followed closely by the Buffalo Sabres and the Vancouver Canucks, each who have now gone 48 seasons without a Cup win. The Sabres and the Canucks have also never won a title, along with the Arizona Coyotes, San Jose Sharks, Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers — all teams that have streaks of 25 years or longer without a win.

Among teams that have won at least one Stanley Cup, the Philadephia Flyers (43 seasons), New York Islanders (34 seasons), Calgary Flames (28 seasons) and Edmonton Oilers (27 seasons) round out the top five longest droughts.

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No team has won more Stanley Cups in National Hockey League history than Les Habitants. From Maurice Richard to Jean Beliveau to Patrick Roy, the Habs have reigned over hockey’s landscape since its inception. Blues latest team erased from Stanley Cup drought list

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The all-time Stanley Cup drought is a 53-year record that ended in 1994 by the New York Rangers, who hadn’t won since 1940 prior to Mark Messier et al getting it done.

Last year, the Washington Capitals ended a 42-year run without a Cup win.

Your turn, Toronto.

Top five teams still looking for a Stanley Cup:

• Buffalo Sabres – 48 years

• Vancouver Canucks – 48 years

• Arizona Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets – 39 years

• San Jose Sharks – 27 years

• Ottawa Senators – 26 years

Top five longest Stanley Cup droughts:

• Toronto Maple Leafs – 51 years

• Buffalo Sabres – 48 years

• Vancouver Canucks – 48 years

• Philadelphia Flyers – 32 years

• Arizona Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets – 39 years

MORE FROM GAME 7:

  • Ryan O’Reilly wins Conn Smythe
  • How the first period shook out.
  • Charles Barkley is pulling for the Blues.

Scott Billeck is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @scottbilleck

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ST. LOUIS (AP) Large crowds are gathering in downtown St. Louis despite heavy rain, awaiting a parade and rally to honor the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. The Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 Wednesday in Game 7 to win their first championship. The Blues joined the NHL as an expansion team in 1967 and made it to the Stanley Cup Final in each of the team's first three seasons, without winning a game. The team hadn't been back until this year. Fans began lining the streets hours before the parade, despite the rain. The parade will travel down Market Street to the Gateway Arch for a rally. The last time St.

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