Arizona faces St. Louis, seeks to break 3-game skid
Arizona Coyotes (1-13-1, eighth in the Central) vs. St. Louis Blues (8-4-2, third in the Central)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -316, Coyotes +247; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona will try to break its three-game slide when the Coyotes play St. Louis.
The Blues are 4-1-1 against the rest of their division. St. Louis averages 9.9 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the Western Conference. Justin Faulk leads the team serving 19 total minutes.
The Coyotes are 0-4-0 against the rest of their division. Arizona serves 14.7 penalty minutes per game, the most in the league. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 36 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Oct. 18, St. Louis won 7-4. Jordan Kyrou scored a team-high two goals for the Blues in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues with seven goals, adding seven assists and totaling 14 points. Robert Thomas has 11 points over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
Shayne Gostisbehere has 12 total points while scoring two goals and totaling 10 assists for the Coyotes. Lawson Crouse has three goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 4-4-2, averaging 2.6 goals, five assists, 3.4 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
Coyotes: 1-9-0, averaging 1.5 goals, 2.6 assists, 5.6 penalties and 16.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .899 save percentage.
INJURIES: Blues: Torey Krug: day to day (health protocols), Brayden Schenn: day to day (upper body).
Coyotes: Andrew Ladd: out (covid-19 health and safety protocols), Nick Schmaltz: day to day (upper body).