The St. Louis Blues continue their trek north of the border on Saturday when they visit the Montreal Canadians. The Blues defeated the Ottawa Senators on Thursday 6-4 for their third straight victory. David Perron scored two goals with a second being the game winner as the Blues have won three straight after losing the season opener 3-2 to Washington.
Montreal lost its second straight after falling to the Detroit Red Wings at home on Thursday 4-2. The loss snapped a 9-game unbeaten streak the Canadians had against the Red Wings. Max Domi and Joel Armia scored Montreal’s goals. Carey Price made 30 saves in net for Montreal, who was playing the back half of a back-to-back, following a loss to Buffalo of 5-4 on Wednesday.
David Perron leads St. Louis in goals scored with three, while Ryan O’Reilly leads in assists with six and points with seven. In net for the Blues, Jordan Binnington is 2-0-1 with goals against of 2.30 and save percentage of .928. St. Louis is scoring an average of 3.50 goals per game, while allowing an average of 2.75 per game.
Joel Armia leads Montreal in goals scored with three and in points with four. Jonathan Drouin leads in assists with three. Carey Price is 1-1-1 with goals against of 3.51 and save percentage of .903. Montreal is scoring an average of 3.50 goals per game while allowing 4.25 per game.