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Panthers face the Blues, seek 4th straight win

December 6, 2021 GMT

Florida Panthers (17-4-3, first in the Atlantic) vs. St. Louis Blues (12-8-4, second in the Central)

St. Louis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -100, Panthers -119; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Florida will try to keep its three-game win streak going when the Panthers take on St. Louis.

The Blues are 7-3-1 on their home ice. St. Louis ranks fourth in the Western Conference averaging 6.0 assists per game, led by Robert Thomas with 0.8.

The Panthers have gone 3-3-3 away from home. Florida averages 8.2 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Eastern Conference. Radko Gudas leads the team serving 26 total minutes.

The teams square off for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Saad leads the Blues with 10 goals and has 13 points. Pavel Buchnevich has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

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Aleksander Barkov leads the Panthers with nine goals and has 17 points. Jonathan Huberdeau has five goals and 11 assists over the last 10 games for Florida.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 4-4-2, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Panthers: 7-2-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Jordan Binnington: out (covid-19), Justin Faulk: day to day (undisclosed), David Perron: day to day (upper body), Tyler Bozak: day to day (health protocols).

Panthers: Markus Nutivaara: out (undisclosed), Mason Marchment: day to day (upper body), Anthony Duclair: day to day (lower body), Aleksander Barkov: out (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.