“Let’s Get Another Stanley Cup”: St. Louis Blues Fans Go Gaga After Entering an Exclusive Club With 2000 Wins

Published 01/17/2023, 7:45 PM EST

Registering the 2-1 win against Ottawa Senators on 17th January 2023, St. Louis Blues became the eighth NHL team to earn their 2000th win. Moreover, they are just the second non-original Six team after Philadelphia Flyers to have reached this feat. The Blues joined the league in the 1967-68 season, where they also reached the Stanley Cup final. However, they took 4300 games to register their 2000th win in the league. On the contrary, they had to face 1,687 regulation losses and 181 overtime losses to reach this milestone in 25 years.

St. Louis Blues uploaded a Facebook post after conquering the milestone, sharing the good news with the fans. Moreover, the fans didn’t just sit back, but celebrated along with the team with some congratulatory comments on the post. Let us have a look at some of the fans’ comments.

NHL fans reacted to the historical accomplishment of the St. Louis Blues

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Winning 2000 games in such a high-level competition is no joke for hockey fans. The Blues accomplished a massive feat with this 22nd win of the 2022-23 season. The mere count of teams who has done this before the Blues can help in measuring the importance of this achievement. Moreover, if calculated after the inaugural season (1967-68) of the Blues, they are standing fifth in the number of wins, trailing only Boston, Montreal, Philadelphia and the New York Rangers.

Now let us have a look at the reactions of the fans celebrating Blues’ feat. One of the very old fans of the Blues commented, “Congratulations stlouis blues you’ve been my my team since 1985 and when u won the Stanley cup I cried and I wS 71 years old.” 

Whereas the other fans open-heartedly congratulated the Blues for their incredible achievement. They wrote,

“Go Blues! WooHoo!!.”

“Awesome game awesome team and awesome goalie.”

“Impressive! Only the Blues and Flyers trail the original six.”

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On the other hand, some fans pushed the Blues to go for further achievements. One of the fans wrote, “Now let’s get another Stanley Cup.” While the other pumped up the team to double their feat. He wrote, “Congratulations St. Louis Blues! And Thank you for so much fun! Let’s get another 2000 soon!”

Teams with 2000 wins before St. Louis Blues

Let us have a look at the teams that have already achieved this remarkable feat before the St. Louis Blues. The original six began their journey long before any other team passed this feat quite a long ago. These six teams include Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, and Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Moving on from the original six, Philadelphia Flyers was the first mom-original team to reach the feat of reaching 2000 wins. And now the Blues became the eighth team to do so.

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What do you think of the amazing history of the St. Louis Blues? Moreover, which team do you think will be the next one to reach this feat? Let us know in the comment section.

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Kaivalya R Pillai

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Dr. Kaivalya R Pillai is a US Sports author working at EssentiallySports. An accomplished academician, he recently completed his doctorate degree in pharmacy.

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