San Jose Sharks (46-27-9, second within the Pacific Division through the common season) vs. St. Louis Blues (45-28-9, third within the Central Division through the common season)
St. Louis; Tuesday, eight p.m. EDT
Western Convention Remaining
St. Louis leads sequence Three-2
The St. Louis Blues host the San Jose Sharks within the Western Convention finals with a Three-2 lead within the sequence. The groups meet tonight for the ninth time this season. The Blues gained the earlier matchup 5-Zero. Jaden Schwartz scored a team-high three targets for the Blues within the victory.
The Blues are 25-18-7 in opposition to Western Convention opponents. St. Louis has given up 43 power-play targets, killing 81.5 per cent of opponent possibilities.
The Sharks are 21-16-Four on the highway. San Jose averages 9.1 penalty minutes per sport, the seventh-most within the league. Evander Kane leads the crew serving 153 complete minutes.
Ryan O’Reilly has recorded 77 complete factors whereas scoring 28 targets and including 49 assists for the Blues. Schwartz has seven targets and three assists during the last 10 video games for St. Louis.
St. Louis Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly, David Perron, have fun with Jaden Schwartz. (AP Picture/Josie Lepe)
Brent Burns leads the Sharks with 83 complete factors, scoring 16 targets and registering 67 assists. Logan Couture has eight targets and three assists during the last 10 video games for San Jose.
Playoff Stats & Accidents
Sharks: Averaging Three.Zero targets, 5.Zero assists, Four.6 penalties and 12.2 penalty minutes whereas giving up Three.2 targets per sport with a .896 save proportion.
Blues: Averaging 2.9 targets, Four.eight assists, Three.Zero penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes whereas giving up 2.6 targets per sport with a .908 save proportion.
Blues Accidents: None listed.
Sharks Accidents: Erik Karlsson: everyday (decrease physique), Radim Simek: out (decrease physique).
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