Western Conference battle pits St. Louis against Vancouver
St. Louis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis and Vancouver take the ice in Western Conference action.
St. Louis finished 45-28-9 overall and 25-18-7 in Western Conference action in the 2018-19 season. The Blues averaged 3.4 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes per game.
Vancouver finished 21-21-8 in Western Conference play and 15-20-6 on the road during the 2018-19 season. Goalies for the Canucks recorded one shutout last season while compiling a .905 save percentage.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
Blues Injuries: Robert Thomas: day to day (upper body).
Canucks Injuries: Tyler Motte: out (upper body).