Lightning vs. Blues
When/where: 7:30; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Injuries: Tampa Bay — G Mike Smith (concussion), D Paul Ranger (shoulder), D Andrej Meszaros (shoulder) are out; D Marek Malik (ankle), D Lukas Krajicek (illness), LW Ryan Malone (illness) and F Paul Szczechura (wrist) are day to day. St. Louis — LW Paul Kariya (hip) and D Eric Brewer (back) are out; RW Dan Hinote (upper body) is day to day.
Key stats: RW Brad Boyes leads the Blues with 25 goals and 51 points. … C Patrik Berglund entered Thursday leading all rookies with 18 power-play points and 12 power-play assists. … The Blues are on a 6-2-2 streak, including three straight road victories. … G Chris Mason is 11-4-4 in his past 19 games with a 1.75 goals-against average and a .937 save percentage.