Twitter Reaction: Blues reach first Stanley Cup Final since 1970

Watch as the St. Louis Blues shake hands with the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 on their way to the 2019 Stanley Cup Final.

In the spring of 1970, the St. Louis Blues lost to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.

Forty-nine years later, they’re ready for a rematch.

The Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on home ice Tuesday to send San Jose packing and continue their incredible, odds-defying run from last place at the beginning of the calendar year to the best team in the west.

We collected some notable reactions and stats from Hockey Twitter to help capture the excitement in St. Louis and set the stage for what will be a thrilling Stanley Cup Final against Boston as the Blues have a chance to bring home the Cup for the first time in franchise history:

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