Three St. Louis Blues Who Can Surprise In the 2020 Playoffs

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 11: Ryan O'Reilly #90, Sammy Blais #9, Justin Faulk #72 and David Perron #57 congratulate Zach Sanford #12 of the St. Louis Blues after he scored a goal during the second period of a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on March 11, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 11: Ryan O'Reilly #90, Sammy Blais #9, Justin Faulk #72 and David Perron #57 congratulate Zach Sanford #12 of the St. Louis Blues after he scored a goal during the second period of a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on March 11, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) /
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WINNIPEG, MB – DECEMBER 27: Justin Faulk #72, Robert Thomas #18, Tyler Bozak #21, Alexander Steen #20 and Alex Pietrangelo #27 of the St. Louis Blues celebrate a third period goal against the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell MTS Place on December 27, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Getty Images) /

The St. Louis Blues had some unexpected players step up big time in the 2019 playoffs. Who might be the ones to come up big in 2020?

The St. Louis Blues won the 2019 Stanley Cup as a collective. While they got huge contributions from their big names, they were a whole as opposed to the sum of their parts.

The Blues had 11 goals from Vladimir Tarasenko, 12 from Jaden Schwartz and 23 points from Conn Smythe winner Ryan O’Reilly. They also four goals, including one game winner, from Oskar Sundqvist and five goals from Tyler Bozak.

Those guys filled roles during the regular season. They expanded upon those roles in the playoffs and were key pieces in a championship run.

So, if the Blues are to make another run in 2020, who might be the names to step up this season? You could very well get similar players to come up big.

Sundqvist could very well have another solid playoff run. He had a solid season before the shutdown.

However, at this point, he has proven his worth already. It would not necessarily be a surprise in and of itself.

So, with that in mind, who are the players that might surprise us and have really good playoff performances in 2020? Let’s take a look.