San Jose Sharks (1-1-0, sixth in the West Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (1-1-0, fifth in the West Division) St. Louis; Monday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: San Jose faces St. Louis in a matchup of West Division teams. St. Louis finished 15-7-2 in division play and 23-7-5 at home in the 2019-20 season. The Blues scored 223 total goals last season, 49 on power plays and five shorthanded. San Jose finished 11-11-1 in division play and 12-19-3 on the road in the 2019-20 season. Goalies for the Sharks allowed 3.0 goals on 30.4 shots per game last season. The teams match up Monday for the first time this season. INJURIES: Blues: Robert Bortuzzo: day to day (upper body). Sharks: Maxim Letunov: out (health protocols). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
Phil Kessel's first season in the desert did not go as planned. Expected to give Arizona a huge scoring boost, he instead struggled with injuries and his production suffered. It's just two games into the season, but it seems Phil the Thrill is back.
Phil Kessel scored two goals, Antti Raanta stopped 31 shots and the Arizona Coyotes bounced back from an opening loss to beat the San Jose Sharks 53 on Saturday.