Vegas hosts St. Louis after overtime victory
St. Louis Blues (24-19-9, fourth in West Division) versus Vegas Golden Knights (38-13-2, first in West Division)
Paradise, Nevada; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Golden Knights -181, Blues +150; over / under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Vegas hosts the St. Louis Blues after the Golden Knights beat St. Louis 4-3 in extra time.
The Golden Knights are 38-13-2 against the rest of their division. Vegas is eighth in the league with 32.4 shots per game and an average of 3.4 goals.
The Blues are 24-19-9 against the rest of their division. St. Louis used 22.6% of the power play opportunities and scored 33 power play goals.
The teams meet for the second game in a row.
TOP PERFORMER: Max Pacioretty leads the Golden Knights with 24 goals, adds 27 assists and collects 51 points. Shea Theodore has seven assists in the last 10 games for Vegas.
Ryan O’Reilly leads the blues by 23 in 52 games this season. David Perron has three goals and seven assists in his last 10 games for St. Louis.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Golden Knights: 8-2-0, average 3.7 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a saving of 0.919 percent.
Blues: 5-2-3, an average of 3.3 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes, while 2.8 goals per game are possible with a saving of 0.909 percent.
INJURIES: Golden Knights: Tomas Nosek: out (not disclosed), Max Pacioretty: day in and day out (not disclosed).
Blues: Mackenzie MacEachern: out (upper body), Vladimir Tarasenko: day after day (lower body), Torey Krug: day after day (upper body), Vince Dunn: day after day (upper body), Carl Gunnarsson: out after season (lower body), Oskar Sundqvist: Off for the season (knee).