Maroon knows St. Louis is buzzing: 'It's scary how close we are'

The St. Louis-born forward says he doesn't really feel the buzz, but knows this city is ready to explode if the Blues win tonight

May 21, 2019 - 4:30 pm

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -  The St. Louis Blues could advance to their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970, if they win Game 6 Tuesday night. 

"Players start to think about it and say 'Holy cow, we're so close to closing this out and one step closer to our ultimate goal,'" says Blues forward Pat Maroon. "Tonight is going to be a hard, hard task for us ... We expect their best game."

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The St. Louis-born 31-year-old was the hero of last round, winning Game 7 for the Blues with his goal overtime. He talked to our Chris Hrabe about what tonight's game means for him and this city, with the chance to reach the Final on the line. 

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