Blues bring win streak into matchup with the Capitals

Washington Capitals (7-9-2, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (6-8-0, seventh in the Central Division)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Blues -129, Capitals +109; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues come into a matchup with the Washington Capitals as winners of four consecutive games.

St. Louis has a 2-4-0 record in home games and a 6-8-0 record overall. The Blues have a 6-1-0 record when scoring at least three goals.

Washington is 7-9-2 overall and 2-6-1 in road games. The Capitals are 10th in NHL play serving 10.3 penalty minutes per game.

Thursday's game is the third time these teams match up this season. The Blues won the previous meeting 5-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brayden Schenn has three goals and nine assists for the Blues. Jordan Kyrou has five goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

Conor Sheary has scored six goals with three assists for the Capitals. Alex Ovechkin has five goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 4-6-0, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.6 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

Capitals: 3-5-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.6 penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Blues: Colton Parayko: day to day (undisclosed), Marco Scandella: out (hip), Logan Brown: out (upper-body), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder), Robert Bortuzzo: out (upper-body).

Capitals: Carl Hagelin: out (hip), Dmitry Orlov: out (lower-body), T.J. Oshie: out (lower-body), Connor Brown: out (lower body), Tom Wilson: out (knee), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip), Beck Malenstyn: out (finger).

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

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