New York Islanders (5-4-0, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (3-5-0, eighth in the Central Division)
St. Louis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues will try to break their five-game slide when they take on the New York Islanders.
St. Louis had a 49-22-11 record overall and a 28-14-5 record in home games last season. The Blues scored 64 power-play goals last season on 241 total chances (2.9 chances per game).
New York went 37-35-10 overall and 17-19-5 on the road a season ago. The Islanders scored 46 power-play goals last season on 208 chances for a 22.1% success rate.
Islanders: None listed.
The Associated Press