Florida takes on St. Louis in a non-conference matchup
St. Louis Blues (6-8-0, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Florida Panthers (9-6-1, sixth in the Atlantic Division)
Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Panthers -195, Blues +165; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers take on the St. Louis Blues in a non-conference matchup.
Florida has a 6-2-2 record in home games and a 9-6-1 record overall. The Panthers have a +four scoring differential, with 52 total goals scored and 48 conceded.
St. Louis has a 5-6-0 record on the road and a 6-8-0 record overall. The Blues have a 9-1-0 record when scoring three or more goals.
The teams square off Saturday for the third time this season. The Blues won 4-3 in overtime in the previous meeting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Montour has four goals and 15 assists for the Panthers. Carter Verhaeghe has seven goals and four assists over the last 10 games.
Robert Thomas has four goals and 13 assists for the Blues. Pavel Buchnevich has five goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.7 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
Blues: 7-3-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.1 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
INJURIES: Panthers: Anthony Duclair: out (achilles).
Blues: Marco Scandella: out (hip), Logan Brown: out (upper-body), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder).