BLUES (23-22-5) at PANTHERS (21-21-8)
7 p.m. ET; FS-F, FS-MW, NHL.TV
Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington will try for his seventh win in nine NHL starts when the St. Louis Blues play the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center on Tuesday.
Binnington, who will make his fifth straight start, is 6-1-1 with a 1.63 goals-against average and .933 save percentage in eight starts this season and has allowed two goals or fewer in seven of them.
The Blues, seeking their third win in a row, are 6-2-1 in their past nine games.
Goalie James Reimer will make his second consecutive start for the Panthers, who are 4-1-0 in their past five games following a seven-game losing streak (0-5-2). Reimer is 5-1-2 with a 2.29 GAA and .924 save percentage in his past nine games (seven starts).
Players to watch
Blues center Ryan O'Reilly has 10 points (three goals, seven assists) during a seven-game point streak and 20 points (six goals, 14 assists) in his past 16 games.
Panthers forward Frank Vatrano has seven points (four goals, three assists) in the past five games.
They said it
"The feeling is good overall. When you start winning, everyone has a sense of optimism and the sun shines a little brighter. We're just trying to ride the wave." -- Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester
"He's turned his game around. I think he's found another level. I just like the way he's playing with a lot of confidence right now." -- Panthers coach Bob Boughner on goalie James Reimer
Blues projected lineup
Brayden Schenn -- Ryan O'Reilly -- Vladimir Tarasenko
Jaden Schwartz -- Tyler Bozak -- Alexander Steen
Zach Sanford -- Oskar Sundqvist -- Pat Maroon
Mackenzie MacEachern -- Ivan Barbashev -- Robert Thomas
Carl Gunnarsson -- Alex Pietrangelo
Jay Bouwmeester -- Colton Parayko
Joel Edmundson -- Vince Dunn
Scratched: Robby Fabbri, Robert Bortuzzo, Sammy Blais
Injured: David Perron (upper body)
Panthers projected lineup
Jonathan Huberdeau -- Aleksander Barkov -- Evgenii Dadonov
Mike Hoffman -- Vincent Trocheck -- Derick Brassard
Frank Vatrano -- Henrik Borgstrom -- Riley Sheahan
Jayce Hawryluk -- Colton Sceviour -- Denis Malgin
Keith Yandle -- Aaron Ekblad
Mike Matheson -- Mark Pysyk
MacKenzie Weegar -- Josh Brown
Scratched: Ian McCoshen, Troy Brouwer, Micheal Haley
Injured: Derek MacKenzie (shoulder)
Perron, who will miss his fifth consecutive game, will not rejoin the Blues during their road trip, which concludes at the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, coach Craig Berube said. … The Panthers will keep the same lineup they used in a 3-1 win against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday.
Tarasenko has six points (three goals, three assists) during a four-game point streak. … St. Louis is 1-for-11 on the power play in its past six games. … Florida is 14-for-15 on the penalty kill in its past seven games. … This will be the fourth game in a stretch of 12 of 13 at home for the Panthers.