Blues take losing streak into game against the Rangers
Sun, Dec 4, 2022
NHL News (AP)
St. Louis Blues (11-13-0, sixth in the Central Division) vs. New York Rangers (11-10-5, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
New York; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues come into the matchup with the New York Rangers as losers of three games in a row.
New York has an 11-10-5 record overall and a 4-6-4 record on its home ice. The Rangers are 9-3-0 in games they score three or more goals.
St. Louis has an 11-13-0 record overall and a 6-7-0 record in road games. The Blues have a -22 scoring differential, with 68 total goals scored and 90 allowed.
The teams meet Monday for the third time this season. The Blues won the previous matchup 6-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Artemi Panarin has six goals and 22 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has scored six goals with four assists over the past 10 games.
Robert Thomas has scored four goals with 17 assists for the Blues. Jordan Kyrou has four goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 4-4-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, four penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Blues: 5-5-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.5 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.
INJURIES: Rangers: Filip Chytil: day to day (lower body).
Blues: Marco Scandella: out (hip), Logan Brown: out (upper-body), Jordan Kyrou: day to day (illness), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.