Stars at Blues
7 p.m. Friday, Scottrade Center, St. Louis
Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM
Records: Stars 35-27-11, 81 points; Blues 50-16-7, 107 pts.
About the Stars: They play the Blues in St. Louis for the second time this month. The Stars won 3-2 in overtime on March 11, the night after the cardiac incident involving forward Rich Peverley. … The Stars cruised past the Nashville Predators 7-3 on Friday and pulled within three points of Phoenix in the race for the final wild-card spot. … The Stars reassigned forward Chris Mueller to the Texas Stars on Friday.
About the Blues: The West Division leaders beat Minnesota 5-1 on Thursday as T.J. Oshie recorded his first career hat trick. ... The Blues’ top line of Oshie, David Backes and Alexander Steen has combined for 15 points in the past two games. Backes had a hat trick in Tuesday’s 5-3 win in Toronto, and Oshie had a goal and two assists. — From online reports