St. Louis Blues at Vancouver Canucks
WHEN — 9 tonight
WHERE — GM Place
TV, RADIO — Fox Sports Midwest, KMOX (1120)
BLUES PREVIEW — The Blues will look to improve to 5-0 this season when playing in western Canada. The club defeated Calgary 2-0 Monday after wins earlier this season over Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.
CANUCKS PREVIEW — Vancouver enters tonight's game on a five-game winning streak. The Canucks' Henrik Sedin is atop the NHL scoring race with 76 points, six more than Washington's Alexander Ovechkin going into Tuesday night.
WHAT TO WATCH — After pitching a shutout, Blues goalie Ty Conklin is expected to remain in net tonight against Vancouver. Conklin is 2-0 with a 1.46 goals-against average and a .958 save percentage in his last two games.
INJURIES — Blues — C David Backes (upper body), questionable; D Carlo Colaiacovo (lower body) and LW D.J. King (hand), out; Canucks — D Sami Salo (groin), doubtful; D Willie Mitchell (concussion), D Kevin Bieksa (ankle) and C Alexandre Bolduc (shoulder), out.