Found January 12, 2012 on
NorthWest Sports Beat:
Vancouver vs. St. Louis
is on tap tonight from the Show Me State in St. Louis Missouri.
The reigning conference champion Canucks lead the West with 57 points, with St. Louis right behind with 55.
Brian Elliott has allowed two goals on 62 shots in two wins against Vancouver this season.
St. Louis has won three of the last four meetings in the all-time series.
Roberto Luongo will get the start for Vancouver.
8:00 PM ET, Thursday, January 12, 2012
Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri
8 p.m. ET, Rogers Sportsnet Pacific (Vancouver), FSN Midwest (St. Louis)
Jan 12-8:00 PM ET
27-14-3 (15-9-1 V)
25-12-5 (17-3-2 H)
Matchup | Preview
My Pick: 3-2 St. Louis (Sorry :( )
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