Minnesota visits St. Louis following overtime win

Posted5/11/2021 7:00 AM

Minnesota Wild (35-14-5, third in the West Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (25-20-9, fourth in the West Division)

St. Louis; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -110, Wild -110

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues host Minnesota after the Wild took down Anaheim 4-3 in overtime.

The Blues are 25-20-9 against opponents from the West Division. St. Louis has allowed 38 power-play goals, killing 77.1% of opponent opportunities.

The Wild are 35-14-5 against the rest of their division. Minnesota leads the NHL shooting 11.5% and averaging 3.3 goals on 28.4 shots per game.

In their last meeting on May 1, Minnesota won 4-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan O'Reilly leads the Blues with 24 goals, adding 28 assists and totaling 52 points. Mike Hoffman has four goals over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

Kirill Kaprizov leads the Wild with 51 points, scoring 27 goals and adding 24 assists. Kevin Fiala has five goals over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 6-1-3, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.2 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.

Wild: 7-1-2, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.3 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .896 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blues: Mackenzie MacEachern: out (upper body), Vladimir Tarasenko: day to day (lower-body), Jake Walman: day to day (covid-19), Vince Dunn: day to day (upper body), Carl Gunnarsson: out for season (lower body), Oskar Sundqvist: out for season (knee).

Wild: Kevin Fiala: day to day (lower body).


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

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