The most memorable second of a back-and-forth, 13-goal recreation between St. Louis and the San Jose Sharks on Saturday evening may need come when Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington misplaced his composure after getting pulled halfway via the second interval.
Binnington went after three Sharks gamers when he was changed after permitting his fourth purpose on 19 photographs on the 10:34 mark. Ville Husso got here in and the Blues bought the win after scoring thrice within the first 7:14 of a back-and-forth remaining interval.
While skating off the ice at SAP Center in San Jose, Binnington shoved Radim Simek by the bench, put his stick in Erik Karlsson’s face close to centre ice after which bought into it with Sharks goalie Devan Dubnyk earlier than lastly leaving the ice.
The Blues stated Binnington’s response sparked the staff.
BINNINGTON JUST PUNCHED THREE PPL 😂😂😂😂 <a href=”https://t.co/3r44erYEm1″>pic.twitter.com/3r44erYEm1</a>
Dubnyk, on Binnington: “I don’t know why he’s skating around, pretending to punch guys. I told him to get off the ice, he’s 165 pounds, swinging at guys, fake punching guys.”
Husso got here on and stopped 13 photographs the remainder of the second interval to maintain St. Louis within the recreation. The Blues tied it late within the second when Zach Sanford skated in from behind the web and beat Dubnyk for his or her 12th purpose in 5 second intervals in opposition to San Jose this season.
Marco Scandella’s second purpose of the sport at 7:14 of the third stood because the winner.