Blues Cap Off A Crazy Playoffs After Inconsistent Regular Season

On January 1, the St. Louis Blues found themselves dead last in the NHL. General Manager Doug Armstrong was prepared to blow the team up and have a firesale. He surely isn’t regretting not taking this route as his team, supporting head coach Craig Berube and rookie goalie Jordan Binnington, went from last to Stanley Cup Champions. The Blues completed their historic turnaround with a seven-game series win over the Boston Bruins at the 2019 Stanley Cup Final last week and if their improbable championship run and the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs established anything, it’s that taking the underdog from the playoffs isn’t a bad idea. Just consider how this fan was rewarded with taking a chance on the Blues when everyone else had composed them off.If you have the extra money to throw a long time like this, it can not hurt. The Blues Cup win was not the only future on an underdog which was rewarded. By the second round, the President’s Trophy winner and all four division winners from the regular season was eliminated. As pointed out here last month, if you were on this tendency before it developed or since it grew more powerful, you had been set up well for the rest of the playoffs.
The regular season wasn’t as mad as the playoffs. From the list under their preseason odds to acquire the 2019 Stanley Cup, the whole record produced the playoffs.

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