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St. Louis plays New York on 4-game win streak

April 9, 2022 GMT

New York Islanders (33-28-9, fifth in the Metropolitan) vs. St. Louis Blues (41-20-10, third in the Central)

St. Louis; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -156, Islanders +133; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis will try to extend its four-game win streak with a victory against New York.

The Blues have gone 24-9-4 in home games. St. Louis ranks fourth in the NHL averaging 6.3 assists per game, led by Robert Thomas with 0.7.

The Islanders are 15-15-5 on the road. New York averages 8.5 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Eastern Conference. Zdeno Chara leads the team serving 77 total minutes.

In their last meeting on March 5, New York won 2-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues with 25 goals and has 62 points. Thomas has five goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

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Brock Nelson has 51 total points while scoring 33 goals and totaling 18 assists for the Islanders. Jean-Gabriel Pageau has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 7-2-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.9 assists, 2.3 penalties and 4.9 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .902 save percentage.

Islanders: 7-3-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .929 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Scott Perunovich: out (wrist), Logan Brown: day to day (illness), Torey Krug: out (upper-body), Jordan Kyrou: day to day (illness).

Islanders: Ilya Sorokin: day to day (upper body), Scott Mayfield: out (lower-body), Cal Clutterbuck: out for season (shoulder).

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