Blues Ducks Preview

Rematch from 10/16. The surging St. Louis Blues host the Anaheim Ducks tonight in St. Louis. The Ducks defeated the Blues 4-2 at the Honda center earlier this year. St. Louis has a new head coach and is tied with the 3rdmost points in the Western Conference (33).


ST. LOUIS - SEPTEMBER 20: Evgeny Grachev #78 o...

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The Blues are 3-1-1 in their last 5 home games versus Anaheim and have outscored them 26-15 during that span.

The power play had two goals for the first time this season on Tuesday in a win over Detroit. It marked the first time that has happened this March 30th of last season.

Evgeny Grachev was reassigned to Peoria after being activated from injured reserve.

KEYS TO THE GAME

  1. limit the Corey Perry and Bobby Ryan line
  • together they combined for 3 goals in the previous contest
  1. continue PP success
  • David Perron has given the PP a boost since his return
  1. Halak or Elliot?
  • Halak gave up all four goals in Anaheim; Elliot played well against Detroit but has struggled against the Ducks (12 goals in 3 straight losses)
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