Blues take losing streak into matchup with the Bruins

St. Louis Blues (3-6-0, eighth in the Central Division) vs. Boston Bruins (10-2-0, first in the Atlantic Division)

Boston; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues look to stop their six-game slide with a win against the Boston Bruins.

Boston had a 51-26-5 record overall and a 28-14-2 record at home last season. The Bruins scored 249 goals while allowing 222 for a +27 goal differential last season.

St. Louis went 49-22-11 overall and 27-13-7 on the road last season. Goalies for the Blues averaged 28.7 saves per game last season while conceding 2.9 goals per game.

The matchup Monday is the third meeting between these teams this season. The Bruins won 3-2 in overtime in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Charlie Coyle has scored five goals with two assists for the Bruins. David Pastrnak has seven goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Vladimir Tarasenko has four goals and five assists for the Blues. Brayden Schenn has two goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 8-2-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 5.7 assists, 4.4 penalties and 10.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

Blues: 3-6-0, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.6 assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.5 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.

INJURIES: Bruins: Charlie McAvoy: out (shoulder), Jeremy Swayman: out (undisclosed), Derek Forbort: out (upper-body), Matthew Filipe: out (undisclosed).

Blues: Brandon Saad: day to day (upper-body), Marco Scandella: out (hip), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder).

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

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