Canucks Blitz Binnington, Eliminate Blues 6-2 In Game 6

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks sent St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington to the bench early with three scores in a span of 6:03 in the second period and eliminated the defending champion Blues with a 6-2 victory in Game 6 of their first round series. Binnington was pulled for Jake Allen after Brock Boeser’s power-play goal gave the Canucks a commanding 4-0 lead. Jay Beagle, Antoine Roussel and Troy Stecher also scored on Binnington, who went 0-5 in the Edmonton bubble. Tyler Motte also scored twice for the Canucks. Jaden Schwartz had two goals for the Blues.

Vancouver Canucks’ Antoine Roussel (26) scores against St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington (50) during second-period NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)