Game Preview #50 - Singing The Blues

Yawn. Is it April yet?

St. Louis Blues at Columbus Blue Jackets

February 6th, 2015 - 7:00 PM EST
Nationwide Arena - Columbus, Ohio
Radio - WBNS 97.1 - TV - Fox Sports Ohio
Opponent's Blog: St. Louis Game Time

I can't even.

St. Louis is 12-0-1 in their last 13. The Jackets are 3-8-0 in their last 11, are carrying nine defensemen, and have been icing one at forward. Repeatedly.

And you want me to break this one down?

F that.

Lineups. Stuff. Enjoy.

Projected Lineups

Columbus Blue Jackets
(21-25-3, 45 Points; 7th division, 14th conference)

Scott Hartnell Ryan Johansen Cam Atkinson
Nick Foligno Brandon Dubinsky Corey Tropp
Alexander Wennberg Artem Anisimov Jack Skille
Matt Calvert Mark Letestu Jared Boll
Fedor Tyutin Jack Johnson
Kevin Connauton James Wisniewski
Ryan Murray David Savard
Curtis McElhinney
Anton Forsberg

St. Louis Blues
(34-13-4, 72 Points; 2nd Division, 3rd Conference)

Alexander Steen David Backes T.J. Oshie
Jaden Schwartz Paul Stastny Vladimir Tarasenko
Dmitrij Jaskin Patrik Berglund Ty Rattie
Steve Ott Marcel Goc Ryan Reaves
Jay Bouwmeester Alex Pietrangelo
Carl Gunnarsson Chris Butler
Barret Jackman Ian Cole
Brian Elliott
Jake Allen

Season Series

02/06/15 - St. Louis at Columbus
03/28/15 - Columbus at St. Louis

Head to Head Stats

St. Louis Columbus
3.12 (3) GPG 2.39 (25)
2.33 (5) GAPG 3.14 (26)
24.1% (2) PP% 23.0% (5)
80.8% (19) PK% 79.9% (22)
Vladimir Tarasenko, 27 G leader Ryan Johansen, 19
Kevin Shattenkirk, 32 A leader Nick Foligno, 27
Vladimir Tarasenko, 52 Pts leader Nick Foligno / Ryan Johansen, 45
Ryan Reaves, 77 PIM leader Scott Hartnell, 67
14-9-2 Road/Home 10-13-2
9-0-1 Last 10 3-7-0
2/5 @ Buffalo, W 3-0 Last Game 2/3 vs. Arizona, L 4-1

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