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Miller, Canucks to face Blues in St. Louis

August 11, 2020 GMT

Vancouver Canucks (36-27-6, third in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. St. Louis Blues (42-19-10, first in the Central Division during the regular season)

Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

WESTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: St. Louis and Vancouver begin series

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues face the Vancouver Canucks. The teams meet Wednesday for the fourth time this season.

The Blues are 29-11-6 in Western Conference games. St. Louis has converted on 24.3% of power-play opportunities, scoring 49 power-play goals.

The Canucks are 11-8-1 against opponents from the Pacific Division. Vancouver is seventh in the league recording 8.9 points per game, averaging 3.2 goals and 5.7 assists.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Vince Dunn leads the Blues with a plus-15 in 71 games this season. Colton Parayko has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

Elias Pettersson leads the Canucks with a plus-16 in 68 games this season. Tanner Pearson has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

DURING THE PLAYOFFS: Blues: Averaging 2.0 goals, 3.3 assists, 5.7 penalties and 11.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.0 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.

Canucks: Averaging 3.0 goals, 5.0 assists, 8.0 penalties and 19.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Ivan Barbashev: out (personal).

Canucks: Micheal Ferland: out (undisclosed).

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