St. Louis Blues (14-8-3, second in West Division) versus San Jose Sharks (8-11-3, eighth in West Division)
San Jose, California; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis hosts its three home games in San Jose.
The Haie are 8-11-3 against division opponents. San Jose averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, the tenth most in the Nhl. Evander Kane leads the team, which serves a total of 30 minutes.
The Blues are 14-8-3 against opponents from the West Division. St. Louis is 10th in the Nhl with 8.7 points per game, an average of 3.2 goals and 5.5 assists.
When they last met on February 27, St. Louis won 7-6. Marco Scandella scored two goals for the Blues.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nicolas Meloche leads the Sharks in five games this season with a plus of two. Kane has 10 points in the last 10 games for San Jose.
Justin Faulk leads the blues by 14 in 25 games this season. David Perron has scored five goals and seven assists in his last 10 games for St. Louis.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Haie: 3-5-2, average 2.9 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.7 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with a saving of 0.881 percent.
Blues: 5-4-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.2 assists, 2.9 penalties and six penalty minutes, while giving up three goals per game with a saving of 0.898 percent.
INJURIES: Sharks: Marcus Sorensen: day after day (Covid protocol), Timo Meier: day after day (lower body).
Blues: Carl Gunnarsson: off for the season (lower body), Jaden Schwartz: day by day (upper body), Oskar Sundqvist: day by day (unknown), Robert Thomas: off (thumb).
The Associated Press created this story using Sportradar technology and data provided by Data Skrive.
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