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Blues win ESPY for Best Comeback, shout out Laila in acceptance speech

The St. Louis Blues stole the show at Wednesday night's ESPY Awards.

LOS ANGELES — The St. Louis Blues added another trophy to their collection at Wednesday night's ESPY awards.

The Blues took home the "Best Comeback" award for their amazing, worst-to-first season. On the morning of Jan. 3, 2019, the Blues were the worst team in hockey. In June, they won the Stanley Cup in team history.

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While accepting the award on the national stage, Ryan O'Reilly and the rest of the Blues players in attendance gave a big shoutout to one of the motivating forces for their improbable run: Laila Anderson.

Way to go, boys!

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