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Game Notes: Oct. 22 at Calgary

by Dan O'Neill / St. Louis Blues

The Blues have won six of their last seven against the Flames, with the only loss in that set being the last meeting between the two teams on March 14, 2016. The Blues will look to continue their scoring ways in this series as they've banked at least three goals in 10 straight games against Calgary during which they have managed an 8-1-1 record. For a wider view, the Blues are 73-11-5 when scoring three or more goals in the regular season since 2014-15.

What to Watch

Brian Elliott and Troy Brouwer will see the Blues for the first time since their offseason departures. Elliott spent five seasons in St. Louis, collecting the 2012 Jennings Trophy and becoming the franchise's all-time leader with 25 career shutouts. In his only season, Brouwer scored 26 total goals with the Blues, including the game-winner in Game 7 of their first round playoff matchup with Chicago. Fans will also want to watch Paul Stastny, who ranks third overall with 54 points against the Flames since he entered the NHL in 2006-07.

Quick Hits
  • The Blues power play has scored at least once in 10 of the last 13 meetings with Calgary, going 14 for 43 (32.6%) in that stretch
  • Vladimir Tarasenko (26 SOG - leads NHL) has scored on 15.4% of his shots thus far, which leads all players with at least 20 SOG this season
  • Including this season, the Blues have gone a combined 29-8-5 in the first month of a season dating back to 2012-13
  • Paul Stastny (21:22) ranks sixth overall in average time on ice amongst forwards (1. Ryan O'Reilly, 23:13)
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