Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Minnesota Wild
Final
6:2
St. Louis Blues
Highlights and Stats


Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul will host episode 2 of the NHL playoff battle between the teams of Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues who are set to meet on Wednesday, 09:30 PM EDT. The Blues stole Minnesota’s home court advantage and are currently 1-0 up in the series.

Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 05-02-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
0 0 0 0
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues
2 1 1 4

By being part of the same division, both sides are facing each other numerous times throughout the regular campaign. Their most recent encounter was held on May 2nd, 2022 and was the first of best-of-seven series, finishing in a comprehensive 4-0 St. Louis Blues victory. David Perron had a leading role for the Blues and finished the game with 4 points for 15:37 of play time. He made 6 shots on the enemy goal and converted 3 of those. The Blues’ dub may also be attributed to the team’s netminder. Ville Husso was brilliant and parried all shots towards his goal. His counterpart Marc-Andre Fleury was challenged with 31 attempts towards his goal and 4 of those made it through to the back of his net. In the most recent five games St. Louis Blues are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in 4 meetings, while losing the other 1.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team05-02-202204-16-202204-08-202201-01-202210-06-2021
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
0 534 4
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues
46 4 63

Minnesota Wild Form

*Last 10 Minnesota Wild Games - 7:2:1
05-02-202204-29-202204-28-202204-26-202204-24-202204-22-202204-21-202204-19-202204-17-202204-16-2022
0:4vs St. Louis Blues4:1vs Colorado Avalanche3:2vs Calgary Flames3:5vs Arizona Coyotes4:5@ Nashville Predators6:3vs Seattle Kraken6:3vs Vancouver Canucks0:2@ Montreal Canadiens5:4vs San Jose Sharks6:5@ St. Louis Blues

On 05/02 Minnesota Wild faced St. Louis Blues and in the end the score was 0-4 in favor of their opponents. Matthew Boldy was the best for Wild, as he earned 0 point for a 11:41 of playing time on the night. He had 2 attempts on goal. Marc-Andre Fleury’s 27 saves couldn’t prevent the team from losing as he let in 4 goals. The Wild are 7-2-1 across the last 10 outings and on a run of L1 at the moment. Minnesota finished the regular season with 31-8-2 when playing at their own arena. The Wild will be out on the ice for their next game on Friday, May 6th when they are set to face St. Louis Blues away from home.

Minnesota Wild Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Cam Talbot

    Games Played:49
    Saves Percentage:0.911
    Shutouts:11
  • Top Skater

    Kirill Kaprizov

    Games Played:81
    Goals:47
    Assists:61

Minnesota Wild Missing Players

NONE

St. Louis Blues Form

*Last 10 St. Louis Blues Games - 7:2:1
05-02-202204-29-202204-26-202204-24-202204-23-202204-21-202204-19-202204-17-202204-16-202204-14-2022
0:4@ Minnesota Wild4:7vs Vegas Golden Knights5:3@ Colorado Avalanche3:6@ Anaheim Ducks4:5@ Arizona Coyotes1:3@ San Jose Sharks2:3vs Boston Bruins3:8@ Nashville Predators6:5vs Minnesota Wild2:6@ Buffalo Sabres

The previous game of St. Louis Blues was away from home against the Minnesota Wild on 05/02 and ended in a 0-4 win. David Perron stood above the other St. Louis Blues players, finishing the game with 4 points. He spent 15 minutes and 37 seconds skating and sent 6 shots on target. Three of those made it past the netminder and the player also provided 1 assist. The Louis Blues victory was achieved also thanks to the goalie Ville Husso, who saved all 37 shots sent towards his goal. The St. Louis Blues own a 7-2-1 balance for the previous 10 meetings and as of now are on a streak of 1 win. They were 23-12-6 when visiting throughout the regular NHL season. Game 2 of the series will move to Minnesota and is scheduled for 6th of May.

St. Louis Blues Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Ville Husso

    Games Played:40
    Saves Percentage:0.919
    Shutouts:4
  • Top Skater

    Vladimir Tarasenko

    Games Played:75
    Goals:34
    Assists:48

St. Louis Blues Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
3 1 2 6
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues
0 1 1 2
Minnesota WildSt. Louis Blues
  • Score

    6
    2
  • PP Opportunities

    6
    8
  • PP Goals

    2
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Minnesota WildvsSt. Louis Blues
  • 1`09:33
    Joel Eriksson EkJordan Greenway
    1-0
  • 1`11:41
    -
    Justin Faulk2 minutes for High Sticking Kirill Kaprizov
  • 1`13:04
    Frederick GaudreauRyan Hartman, Jonas Brodin
    2-0
  • 1`14:58
    Joel Eriksson Ek2 minutes for Interference Robert Bortuzzo
    -
  • 1`17:55
    -
    Justin Faulk2 minutes for Slashing Kirill Kaprizov
  • 1`19:06
    Kirill KaprizovJoel Eriksson Ek, Mats Zuccarello
    3-0
  • 2`00:51
    Joel Eriksson Ek