Hurricanes take win streak into matchup with the Blues
St. Louis Blues (26-27-3, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (37-10-8, first in the Metropolitan Division)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes host the St. Louis Blues as winners of three consecutive games.
Carolina is 19-6-2 at home and 37-10-8 overall. The Hurricanes have a 16-0-6 record in games decided by a goal.
St. Louis has a 13-14-1 record on the road and a 26-27-3 record overall. The Blues are 23-6-2 in games they score at least three goals.
The teams meet Tuesday for the second time this season. The Hurricanes won 6-4 in the previous matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sebastian Aho has 24 goals and 25 assists for the Hurricanes. Andrei Svechnikov has nine assists over the last 10 games.
Brayden Schenn has scored 16 goals with 27 assists for the Blues. Jordan Kyrou has four goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 9-1-0, averaging 4.2 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.
Blues: 3-7-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up four goals per game.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: Ondrej Kase: out (concussion), Jake Gardiner: out (hip/back), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).
Blues: Jake Neighbours: day to day (upper-body), Marco Scandella: out (hip), Pavel Buchnevich: day to day (lower body), Brandon Saad: out (upper-body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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