Blues host the Coyotes after shootout win

Wed, Oct 18, 2023
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Blues host the Coyotes after shootout win

Arizona Coyotes (1-2, seventh in the Central Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (1-0-1, fifth in the Central Division)

St. Louis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes visit the St. Louis Blues after the Blues knocked off the Seattle Kraken 2-1 in a shootout.

St. Louis had a 37-38-7 record overall while going 9-16-1 against opponents from the Central Division last season. The Blues scored 260 goals while allowing 298 for a -38 goal differential last season.

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Arizona went 28-40-14 overall and 9-11-6 in division play a season ago. The Coyotes scored 225 total goals a season ago, averaging 2.7 per game on 25.8 shots per game.

INJURIES: Blues: Pavel Buchnevich: out (upper body), Anton Malmstrom: out (undisclosed), Josh Jacobs: out (undisclosed).

Coyotes: Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Shea Weber: out (ankle).

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