St. Louis hosts Anaheim on 6-game home slide

Anaheim Ducks (10-19-6, eighth in West Division) versus St. Louis Blues (16-13-5, fourth in West Division)

St. Louis; Sunday at 5 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis takes on Anaheim to stop sliding home in six games.

The Blues are 16-13-5 against division opponents. St. Louis has given up 28 power play goals, killing 74.3% of their opponents’ chances.

The ducks are 10-19-6 against the rest of their division. Anaheim is the last in the league with an average of just 3.5 assists per game. Rickard Rakell leads the team with a total of 15 templates.

The teams meet for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan O’Reilly leads the blues by 12 in 34 games this season. David Perron has three goals and five assists in his last 10 games for St. Louis.

Rakell leads the Ducks on 22 points, scoring seven goals and adding 15 assists. Adam Henrique has scored four goals in the last 10 games for Anaheim.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Blues: 2-5-3, average 1.9 goals, 3.5 assists, three penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a saving of 0.886 percent.

Ducks: 3-7-0, an average of 2.3 goals, 3.3 assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes, while 3.9 goals per game are possible with a saving of 0.867 percent.

INJURIES: Blues: Carl Gunnarsson: Out for the season (lower body), Oskar Sundqvist: Out for the season (knees).

Ducks: Jamie Drysdale: Day after Day (upper body).

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

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