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Lightning-Blues preview

Tonight: Lightning vs. Blues

When/where: 6; Amalie Arena

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun, 970-AM

Key stats: The Blues (31-17-9) are third in the Central Division. They are coming off a big 5-3 win over the Panthers, with LW Jaden Schwartz returning from a 49-game absence to score the go-ahead goal. D Alex Pietrangelo (knee) hasn't played since Feb. 6. St. Louis is fifth in goals allowed (2.33), third in penalty kills (86.4 percent) and sixth on the power play (20.9 percent). The Blues won the first meeting 2-0, Oct. 27 in St. Louis. Forward Vladimir Tarasenko is fourth in the NHL with 27 goals. G Ben Bishop, a St. Louis native, is 1-3-1 with a 2.80 goals against average in five career starts against the Blues. C Vladislav Namestnikov missed Saturday's practice with the flu, but could play tonight.

Lightning-Blues preview 02/13/16 [Last modified: Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:33pm]
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