While the Vancouver Canucks have played six games in 10 days, the St. Louis Blues have had enough time off since their last game to take a team-bonding trip.
Off for the past week and having played a league-low seven games, the Blues on Friday night host the Canucks, who will wrap up their season-high seven-game road trip looking for a fifth victory.
The Canucks (7-4-1) have played a league-high 12 games, four of which have come since the Blues last took the ice. They're 4-1-1 thus far on their trip after rallying past New Jersey 3-2 in a shootout on Thursday.
Mike Santorelli scored the only goal in the tiebreaker while Roberto Luongo stopped all three Devils attempts after making 28 saves in regulation and overtime - 17 of which came in a third period that impressed his coach.
"It's probably his best period," coach John Tortorella told the team's official website. "He's still trying to get his game to where he wants it, but he was outstanding and certainly gave us a chance to g...