The Latest: Blues beat Bruins 2-1 for 3-2 lead in Cup Final

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues (all times local):

11:05 p.m.

The St. Louis Blues are one win away from their first Stanley Cup championship.

Jordan Binnington stopped 39 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St. Louis in a 2-1 victory over Boston for a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Game 6 is Sunday night in St. Louis.


10:50 p.m.

The Boston Bruins are still alive in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Jake DeBrusk scored with 6:28 left to cut the St. Louis Blues’ lead to 2-1 and break up Jordan Binnington’s shutout bid. It was DeBrusk’s first goal since Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against Carolina and came at a crucial time.

The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2.


10:40 p.m.

The St. Louis Blues have taken a 2-0 lead in Boston late in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Bruins fans littered the ice with debris and chanted obscenities after what they felt was a missed penalty call just before the goal from David Perron. Blues forward Tyler Bozak upended Boston’s Noel Acciari from behind second before Perron scored with 9:24 left in the third period.

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