The St. Louis Blues have been tough to beat at home, helping them become one of the best teams in the Western Conference. The Vancouver Canucks have shown they can win on the road, propelling them to the top of those standings.
Owners of the most home points in the NHL, the Blues try to remain undefeated in regulation for the 11th straight game at the Scottrade Center on Thursday night when they take on a Canucks team that is tied for the most road wins in the league.
St. Louis (25-12-5) is tied with Chicago for first place in the Central Division, and those teams trail Vancouver (27-14-3) by two points for the top spot in the West.
Most of the Blues' success can be attributed to their play at home, where they've gone 17-3-2. St. Louis is 9-0-1 in its last 10 games on its own ice, winning three in a row by a combined 12-4 margin.
"That only lasts so long in the Western Conference unless you continue to play well and get points every night," captain David Backes said after a 4-0 ...