The St. Louis Blues' dominance this month sent them back to the playoffs, but their seeding is still undecided ahead of the regular-season finale.
The top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks are the only team that's been better than the Blues in April.
St. Louis attempts to gain home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs Saturday night when they try to beat the Blackhawks for just the second time in seven tries.
The Blues (28-17-2) have won 11 of 14 this month after beating Calgary 4-1 on Thursday. That impressive stretch has moved them into fourth in the Western Conference, one point ahead of Los Angeles and San Jose.
St. Louis only holds the tiebreaker against the Sharks, who host the Kings later Saturday.
Beating Chicago (36-6-5) would ensure the Blues avoid potentially dropping into sixth to face Vancouver in the opening round. However, they're 1-3-2 over the last six meetings with the Blackhawks, falling 2-0 at home in the latest matchup April 14.
St. Louis has since won...