Predators face the Blues in Central Division play

Fri, Feb 16, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Predators face the Blues in Central Division play

Nashville Predators (27-25-2, fifth in the Central Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (29-22-2, fourth in the Central Division)

St. Louis; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues play the Nashville Predators in a matchup of Central Division squads.

St. Louis has a 7-9-1 record in Central Division play and a 29-22-2 record overall. The Blues have a 10-2-1 record in games decided by a goal.

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Nashville is 10-6-0 against the Central Division and 27-25-2 overall. The Predators are 14-9-0 when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.

The teams meet Saturday for the second time this season. The Predators won 8-3 in the last meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Robert Thomas has scored 19 goals with 41 assists for the Blues. Torey Krug has one goal and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Filip Forsberg has scored 25 goals with 28 assists for the Predators. Roman Josi has three goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 8-2-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.7 penalties and 11 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Predators: 3-6-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.2 assists, four penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Blues: Scott Perunovich: out (lower body), Justin Faulk: out (lower body).

Predators: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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