While losses at home have been few and far between for the Blues, they're realizing wins are harder to come by outside St. Louis.
The Blues try to avoid matching a season-high third consecutive loss Saturday night when their seven-game trip continues against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Coach Ken Hitchcock's team has comfortable leads atop the Central Division and the Western Conference - a seven-point edge over Detroit in the division and six-point advantage over Vancouver in the conference. They also have a three-point cushion on the New York Rangers in the race for the Presidents' Trophy and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs.
Those leads are in large part due to their dominance at home with a 29-4-4 record that included a 21-game streak with at least one point. However, the Blues (45-19-8) have been uneven in their attempts to carry that play on the road, falling to 1-1-1 on their road swing with Thursday's 2-0 defeat at Carolina.
"We did a lot of good things,'' Hitchcoc...