NHL Preview: Seattle Kraken vs St. Louis Blues
NHL Preview is a game taking place on January 13 at the Enterprise Center in St Louis. This is the very first meeting between these franchises.
NHL Preview- the Seattle Kraken
Th Seattle Kraken continue their road trip as this is the third game in a row for Seattle as they face Western Conference foe St. Louis. The Kraken lost on Tuesday night and lost Wednesday to the Dallas Star 5-2. Seattle has lost seven contest in a row and now go for three games in a row.
Jorden Eberle, the leading producer for Seattle, has slowed down recently with only two points in his previous four games. Between the pipes, the Kraken go with veteran Philipp Grubauer or backup Chris Driedger. In this one, Driedger is expected to start and he has a 2.49 GAA and a 892 save%, The team is only averaging 2,8 goals on the season and allow 3.7 goals per game for 30th best in the league.
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NHL Preview- St. Louis Blues
Thursday, will be the fifth consecutive home contest for the Blues.They are three points out of first place in the Central Division and have four of their five last games.
Production continues from Jordan Kyrou has he accumulated four goals in his last four games and put together one points in five straight games for a total of 36 points. Vladimir Tarasenko has been productive with 34 points and Ryan O’Rellly massed his 7th goals of the season to end a six game scoreless streak.
Jordan Binnington will be in goals and he has a 2.90 GAA and a .91o save% and 11-7-3 record. As a team, the Blues average 3.4 goals for 6th best in the NHL and allow 2,7 goals per game..
NHL Preview: Prediction
Every number points to a Blues win. Plus three in a row for Seattle is a drain. Look for the Blues to win this 5-2.
Current odds have Blues -217 and Kraken and +190