Bozak Caps Rally With OT Goal, Blues Beat Avs 5-4 In Game 5


Tyler Bozak scored 3:38 into overtime and the St. Louis Blues fended off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals. overcoming a three-goal deficit in a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

Bozak unleashed a shot from near the blueline that got past Darcy Kuemper. It capped a remarkable comeback for St. Louis, which now trails 3-2 in the best-of-seven second-round series.

Robert Thomas had two goals, including the tying tally with 56 seconds left in regulation, for a resilient Blues team.

Vladimir Tarasenko and Justin Faulk also scored. The comeback offset a hat trick from Nathan MacKinnon. Game 6 is Friday night in St. Louis.