The St. Louis Blues head to Columbus on Saturday to take on the Blue Jackets. The Blues head into the weekend riding a two game losing streak. St. Louis lost to the Penguins 3-2 in a shootout on Thursday. The Blues are 34-17-9 on the season and sit 2nd in the Central.
The Blues carry a 14-10-5 road record into Columbus.Ville Husso will protect the net for the Blues. Husso is 15-4-4 on the season with two shutouts. Husso has allowed 54 goals and carries a 2.22 goals against average.
The Columbus Blue Jackets remain at home on Saturday after losing to the Capitals 7-2 on Thursday. The Blue Jackets have won four of their last ten games and carry a 17-13-3 home ice record. Columbus is averaging 3.24 goals per game.
Elvis Merzlikins will make the start in goal for Columbus. Merzlikins is 22-15-3 on the season with two shutouts. Merzlikins has allowed 128 goals and carries a 3.4 goals against average.