Blues face the Coyotes in Central Division action

St. Louis Blues (9-7-1, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (8-8-2, fifth in the Central Division)

Tempe, Arizona; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Coyotes -118, Blues -102; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues face the Arizona Coyotes in a matchup within the Central Division Wednesday.

Arizona has gone 8-8-2 overall with a 3-3-1 record against the Central Division. The Coyotes have gone 2-4-2 in games they have more penalties than their opponent.

St. Louis has gone 9-7-1 overall with a 2-4-1 record in Central Division play. The Blues have scored and allowed 46 goals this season for an even scoring differential.

The teams meet Wednesday for the third time this season. The Blues won the last meeting 2-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lawson Crouse has eight goals and three assists for the Coyotes. Clayton Keller has scored three goals and added six assists over the last 10 games.

Robert Thomas has six goals and 11 assists for the Blues. Pavel Buchnevich has scored five goals with four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 4-4-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 4.6 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

Blues: 6-4-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.6 assists, 2.5 penalties and five penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Bryan Little: out for season (upper body), Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Jack McBain: out (lower body), Barrett Hayton: out (upper body), Juuso Valimaki: out (face), Travis Dermott: out (upper body), Shea Weber: out (ankle).

Blues: Anton Malmstrom: out (undisclosed), Josh Jacobs: out (undisclosed).


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

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