Colorado (38-25-7) at St. Louis (20-37-11) 8:00 pm EST
ST. LOUIS (Ticker) -- Finishing up one of the worst seasons in
franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are beginning to build a
Officially eliminated from the postseason chase, the Blues look
to snap a five-game losing streak Saturday when they host the
St. Louis will play its first game after the team was sold by
Bill and Nancy Laurie to a group headed by former Madison Square
Garden President Dave Checketts. The sale must still be
formally approved by the league's Board of Governors.
Keith Tkachuk scored his 13th goal on the power play and Mike
Glumac added his fifth for the Blues in Thursday's 7-2 loss to
the Calgary Flames, who ended their streak of 25 straight
Colorado has lost three of its last four and is in sixth place
in the Western Conference, one point in back of Anaheim and one
ahead of Vancouver for seventh. The Avalanche also trail
Calgary by three points in the Northwest Division race.
Joe Sakic scored his 27th goal and Rob Blake added three assists
for Colorado, which failed to hold a three-goal lead in
Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
Colorado has won both meetings against St. Louis this season,
including a 2-1 victory March 7. Milan Hejduk scored the
game-winner in the shootout for the Avalanche.