NHL Preview from The Sports Network
Monday, January 15th (All times eastern)
St. Louis Blues (16-21-7) at Phoenix Coyotes (20-22-2), 4 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The St. Louis Blues hope to push their winning streak to a season-high four games this afternoon in Phoenix, where they will battle the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena.
The Blues picked up their most recent triumph Saturday against the visiting Los Angeles Kings. Doug Weight and Dennis Wideman each had a goal and two assists to help St. Louis earn the 6-5 victory.
Keith Tkachuk and Lee Stempniak each had a goal and an assist for the Blues, who tied a season-high three-game winning streak set from December 19-23.
Manny Legace finished the game with 27 saves for St. Louis.
Today marks the opener of a four-game road trip for the Blues, who are 7-10-4 as the visiting team this year.
The Coyotes have dropped two straight on the heels of a seven-game winning streak. Their latest disappointment came Saturday against visiting San Jose, as Ryane Clowe's two goals and Vesa Toskala's 29 saves paced the Sharks to a 4-1 win.
Shane Doan scored the only goal of the night for Phoenix, which is still 8-2-1 over its last 11 contests. Curtis Joseph gave up four goals on 20 shots.
The Coyotes, who are 11-10-1 as the host this year, wrap up a three-game homestand today.
Phoenix has won four straight and five of the last six encounters with the Blues. The Coyotes are 2-0 in this year's season series.
01/15 10:46:58 ET