Chicago Blackhawks (8-21-4, eighth in the Central Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (16-16-2, fifth in the Central Division)
St. Louis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues come into a matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks after losing three in a row.
St. Louis has gone 16-16-2 overall with a 3-4-1 record in Central Division play. The Blues have a 5-0-2 record in one-goal games.
Chicago is 8-21-4 overall and 0-8-1 against the Central Division. The Blackhawks have a -48 scoring differential, with 75 total goals scored and 123 given up.
The matchup Thursday is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Blues won 5-2 in the previous matchup.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 5-2-3, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, three penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
Blackhawks: 1-9-0, averaging 1.4 goals, 2.2 assists, three penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game.
Blackhawks: Jarred Tinordi: out (face).
The Associated Press