ANAHEIM, Calif. – Blues & comeback here Wednesday night did not start with Robert Thomas & # 39; matchningsmål. It started with a cool game by Ryan O & # 39; Reilly who drew a tripping penalty on the Ducks & # 39; Sam Steel.
Steel could leave the box without the Blues score, but if O & # 39; Reilly did not induce the penalty, the chain of events that led to Thomas’s binding goals and Alex Pietrangelo’s subsequent game winners can never happen. They had probably been lowered by the Honda Center with their third consecutive loss, blowing a 3-1 lead, to a team that was 27th in standings.
Instead, these Blues were the first in the franchise history to overcome a deficit in the last 90 seconds of the third period and win in regulation.
Everything began when O & # 39; Reilly made a fantastic game along the boards to turn Steel, a rookie who played in only his 1
6th NHL game. Two minute triple call came with …