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Jets at Blues

About the BLUES

The Blues dropped a 3-1 decision to the visiting Anaheim Ducks Thursday, their second consecutive loss and fourth defeat in their past six home games.

D Alex Pietrangelo (lower body; injured reserve) and G Carter Hutton (foot) are practising again and both could be available for the home-and-home weekend series with the Jets. Pietrangelo is second among NHL defencemen with seven goals and is fifth in points with 23. D Jordan Schmaltz, the club’s first-round pick in 2012, has been recalled from San Antonio of the AHL, where he was having a big year with five goals and 19 points.

D Jay Bouwmeester (undisclosed) was a late scratch Thursday against Anaheim and is expected to be shut down for the weekend.

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About the BLUES

The Blues dropped a 3-1 decision to the visiting Anaheim Ducks Thursday, their second consecutive loss and fourth defeat in their past six home games.

D Alex Pietrangelo (lower body; injured reserve) and G Carter Hutton (foot) are practising again and both could be available for the home-and-home weekend series with the Jets. Pietrangelo is second among NHL defencemen with seven goals and is fifth in points with 23. D Jordan Schmaltz, the club’s first-round pick in 2012, has been recalled from San Antonio of the AHL, where he was having a big year with five goals and 19 points.

D Jay Bouwmeester (undisclosed) was a late scratch Thursday against Anaheim and is expected to be shut down for the weekend.

LW Jaden Schwartz (right ankle) has been out since Dec. 10 and has been sorely missed. Schwartz, who had 14 goals and 35 points in 30 games prior to getting injured, has been placed on injured reserve and will be re-evaluated in five weeks. He remains second in club scoring, two points back of C Brayden Schenn, who has 16 goals to go with his 37 points in 33 games.

RW Vladimir Tarasenko is third on the scoring list with 14 goals and 33 points in 33 games, but the Russian sniper has scored only twice in his last 11 games.

 

ST. LOUIS BLUES

34 Jake Allen G

40 Carter Hutton G

 

4 Carl Gunnarsson D

6 Joel Edmundson D

9 Scottie Upshall RW

10 Brayden Schenn C

12 Zach Sanford LW

15 Robby Fabbri C

20 Alexander Steen LW

21 Patrik Berglund C

22 Chris Thorburn RW

23 Dmitrij Jaskin RW

26 Paul Stastny C

28 Kyle Brodziak C

29 Vince Dunn D

41 Robert Bortuzzo D

43 Jordan Schmaltz D

49 Ivan Barbashev C

55 Colton Parayko D

56 Magnus Paajarvi LW

70 Oskar Sundqvist C

71 Vladimir Sobotka LW

91 Vladimir Tarasenko RW

Head coach: Mike Yeo

Assistant coaches: Craig Berube, Darryl Sydor, Steve Ott, Daniel Tkaczuk

Goalie coach: David Alexander

Video coach: Sean Ferrell

 

WINNIPEG JETs

35 Steve Mason G

37 Connor Hellebuyck G

 

3 Tucker Poolman D

5 Dmitry Kulikov D

7 Ben Chiarot D

8 Jacob Trouba D

9 Andrew Copp LW

13 Brandon Tanev LW

15 Matt Hendricks C

16 Shawn Matthias LW

17 Adam Lowry C

18 Bryan Little C

26 Blake Wheeler RW

27 Nikolaj Ehlers LW

29 Patrik Laine RW

40 Joel Armia RW

44 Josh Morrissey D

55 Mark Scheifele C

56 Marko Dano C

57 Tyler Myers D

71 Julian Melchiori D

81 Kyle Connor LW

85 Mathieu Perreault LW

Head coach: Paul Maurice

Assistant coaches: Charlie Huddy, Jamie Kompon, Todd Woodcroft

Goalie coach: Wade Flaherty

Video coach: Matt Prefontaine

— lineups subject to change

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