Vegas Golden Knights vs St. Louis Blues
April 7, 2021
- 9:00 p.m. @ Enterprise Center
The Vegas Golden Knights head to Missouri to take on the St. Louis Blues at the Enterprise Center for some rowdy NHL action.
The St. Louis Blues are playing with a record of sixteen wins, sixteen losses, and six draws so far this season. The Blues have scored eighty-two goals, and twenty goals whole on the power play which is the twenty-third best in the league. St. Louis has taken 1,125 shots which is the sixteenth most in the NHL while allowing their opponents to shoot 1,121 shots on net.
This season the Blues have scored 102 goals, thirty-eight points, and earned a points percentage over .500. St.Louis has gained 113 power-play chances, and they have a kill percentage of seventy-five percent on their opponents’ 122 power-play chances. The Blues have allowed 122 goals, and thirty of them were when they were playing a man down, giving St. Louis a save percentage of eighty-nine percent. The last time they took the ice St. Louis had a Corsi rate of forty-four percent, and this showed up they could’ve had a better game. The Fenwick percentage for the Blues was forty-three percent. St. Louis recorded thirty-two shots on the net and only converted one goal, also on their three power-play chances they couldn’t make it work. In net for the Blues is Jordan Binnington, he has faced 3,013 shots and has recorded 2,753 saves in his career, giving him a save percentage of .914. Binnington has a record of sixty-four wins, twenty-nine losses, and thirteen draws, and has played in 111 games. In his 6,439 minutes of playing time he has started in 107 games, and out of those starts, fifty-nine percent of them have been great. In his career, he has let up 260 goals and is letting in an average of two goals per contest.
The challengers the Vegas Golden Knights are playing with a record of twenty-five wins, ten losses, and two draws, which is one of the nicest looking records in the National Hockey League at the moment. The Golden Knights have faced 1,027 shots, and they have a save percentage of .919. The Golden Knights have relinquished sixty-eight goals and recorded ninety-nine of their own. Their opponents have amassed 100 power-play opportunities, which is the twenty-seventh best in pro hockey, and the Golden Knights have given up fifteen goals while man down. This season Vegas has fifty-two points and has a points percentage of .703. they have attempted 1,152 shots on the net. The Golden Knights have scored 119 goals, which is the ninth-best in the league while giving up eighty-three. Also, they are sitting on a power-play percentage of seventeen percent, converting twenty goals on 114 power-play chances. In their last skirmish, the Golden Knights went home with a six-one victory over the Blues in their last outing.
The Corsi for this game was fifty-six percent, and this tells us they have a very productive day on offense. The Fenwick for the Golden Knights in this game was fifty-seven percent, and have one nineteen times at the face-off circle and lost twenty-six battles for possession of the puck. Vegas recorded thirty-three shots on the net, and converted six times, while on two power-play chances they weren’t able to find the back of the net. The man in net for the Golden Knights was Marc-Andre Fleury, in his career he has amassed 394 good starts out of 717 games, for a quality start rate of .550. Fleury has faced 24,731 shots and has stopped 22,578 of them for a save percentage of .913. In his career, Fleury has a record of 483 wins, 275 losses, and eighty-two draws in a total of 873 games. Marc-Andre Fleury has given up a total of 2,153 goals total and has given up an average of three goals per game.
Both of these teams are powerhouses, and the Golden Knights have a veteran in the net so this game should definitely be an exciting one.
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Vegas Golden Knights:
- Total: 5.5-102
St. Louis Blues:
- Total: 5.5-118