Blues play the Bruins on 9-game win streak

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Boston Bruins (46-24-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. St. Louis Blues (46-20-10, second in the Central)

St. Louis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis heads into a matchup with Boston as winners of nine consecutive games.

The Blues are 26-9-4 at home. St. Louis is fourth in the league averaging 3.8 goals per game, led by Vladimir Tarasenko with 33.

The Bruins are 23-11-3 in road games. Boston ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference recording 8.4 points per game, averaging 3.1 goals and 5.3 assists.

In their last meeting on April 12, St. Louis won 4-2. Tarasenko recorded two goals for the Blues.

TOP PERFORMERS: Robert Thomas leads the Blues with 55 assists and has 73 points this season. Tarasenko has 18 points over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

David Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 38 goals and has 71 points. Charlie McAvoy has 10 assists over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 9-0-1, averaging 5.4 goals, 10 assists, 2.3 penalties and 4.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.

Bruins: 5-5-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.5 assists, 5.2 penalties and 13.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Scott Perunovich: out (wrist), Nick Leddy: day to day (head), Alexei Toropchenko: day to day (undisclosed).

Bruins: Hampus Lindholm: day to day (lower body), David Pastrnak: day to day (undisclosed).

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

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