No visiting team in the Western Conference has played better in St. Louis this season than the Nashville Predators.
The Predators will try for a third consecutive road victory over the NHL-leading Blues on Tuesday night.
St. Louis (47-20-9) is a league-best 29-4-4 at the Scottrade Center this season, but it's been outscored 6-3 while losing both home meetings to Nashville. With one victory each, Los Angeles, Chicago and Vancouver are the only other teams from the West to win in St. Louis in 2011-12.
The Predators won the first four games this season between the Central Division foes before the Blues earned a 3-2 shootout victory at Nashville on Feb. 23.
"(St. Louis is) a good team,'' said Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne, 4-0-1 with a 1.33 goals-against average versus St. Louis this season. "It's one of those teams, we're going to battle to the end. We always seem to play well against this team.''
Rinne has stopped 48 of 50 shots while Nash...