St. Louis visits Carolina after Kyrou's 2-goal game

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St. Louis Blues (8-2-2, first in the Central) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (10-2-0, first in the Metropolitan)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -136, Blues +114; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis visits the Carolina Hurricanes after Jordan Kyrou scored two goals in the Blues' 4-3 overtime loss to the Predators.

The Hurricanes have gone 5-1-0 in home games. Carolina ranks second in the Eastern Conference averaging 6.1 assists per game, led by Tony DeAngelo with 0.8.

The Blues have gone 5-1-1 away from home. St. Louis ranks third in the NHL recording 10 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 6.5 assists.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Andrei Svechnikov has 15 total points for the Hurricanes, seven goals and eight assists. Vincent Trocheck has eight assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.

Kyrou has 14 total points while scoring five goals and totaling nine assists for the Blues. Vladimir Tarasenko has five goals and six assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 8-2-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.9 assists, 5.3 penalties and 11.9 penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game with a .937 save percentage.

Blues: 6-2-2, averaging three goals, 5.7 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Martin Necas: day to day (undisclosed), Brett Pesce: out (undisclosed).

Blues: Torey Krug: day to day (health protocols), Brayden Schenn: day to day (upper body).

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

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