Charlie Coyle scored first to give Boston the lead. Carl Gunnarson passed it to Tyler Bozak who passed it to Robert Bortuzzo who evened the game at 1. Gunnarson and Bozak got credit with the assist. Boston regained the lead before the St. Louis Bleus tied it at 2-2 to end the first period.
Neither team scored in the second or the third period with the St. Louis Blues outshooting Boston throughout the game. St. Louis held Boston to 0 shots on goal in overtime which allowed Carl Gunnarson to score the game-winning goal.
St. Louis outshot Boston 37-23 in this game. Gunnarson was number 4 on the Blues. Bobby Orr was number 4 when Boston scored a game-winning goal in game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals in overtime. Gunnarson unleashed his inner Bobby Orr to help the St. Louis Blues make history.
St. Louis won this game. They won their first game in Stanley Cup Finals history after getting swept in their previous three appearances.
The series heads back to St. Louis with game 3 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals on Saturday on NBCSN and game 4 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals on Monday on NBC.
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