Blues host the Coyotes after shutout win

February 20, 2020 GMT

Arizona Coyotes (30-25-8, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (33-17-10, first in the Central Division)

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

BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis hosts the Arizona Coyotes after the Blues shut out New Jersey 3-0. Jordan Binnington earned the victory in the net for St. Louis after collecting 17 saves.

The Blues are 22-11-6 in conference play. St. Louis has given up 36 power-play goals, killing 79.4% of opponent chances.

The Coyotes are 10-7-4 against opponents from the Pacific Division. Arizona serves 6.6 penalty minutes per game, the fewest in the league. Barrett Hayton leads the team averaging 0.9.


In their last meeting on Dec. 31, Arizona won 3-1. Jakob Chychrun recorded a team-high 2 points for the Coyotes.

TOP PERFORMERS: David Perron has recorded 56 total points while scoring 23 goals and adding 33 assists for the Blues. Zach Sanford has eight goals and three assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

Conor Garland leads the Coyotes with 20 goals and has 35 points. Christian Dvorak has scored four goals over the last 10 games for Arizona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 4-4-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.

Blues: 3-5-2, averaging three goals, 5.4 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .897 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: None listed.

Coyotes: None listed.


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