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Arizona Coyotes vs. St. Louis Blues NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/4/2022

The Arizona Coyotes takes on the St. Louis Blues on 4/4/2022 at 08:05 PM.

Arizona Coyotes and St. Louis Blues face off today. The Arizona Coyotes has a record of 22.0-42.0 this season. The St. Louis Blues is 38.0-20.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Arizona Coyotes Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.8 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this needs to be brought down. Opponents force Arizona Coyotes into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 73.58%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 35.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are playing with fire allowing this many shots and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Arizona Coyotes Team Offense Preview

They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.4 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 2.5 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 14.04% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 25.8 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are average in their shot quality.

St. Louis Blues Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force St. Louis Blues into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.9%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

St. Louis Blues Team Offense Preview




They score 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 26.15% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 30.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and they are considered an efficient shooting team.

The Arizona Coyotes Roster

The Players to Watch for Arizona Coyotes

Shayne Gostisbehere D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -12.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 32 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 43 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 8.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Clayton Keller C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 28 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 35 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 63 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 15.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Anton Stralman D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -16.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 12 assists this season. This puts him at 17 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The St. Louis Blues Roster

The Players to Watch for St. Louis Blues

Colton Parayko D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 27 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Justin Faulk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 30.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 25 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 34 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan O’Reilly C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 12.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 16 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 29 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 45 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 11.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Arizona Coyotes vs. St. Louis Blues Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Arizona Coyotes 3 St. Louis Blues 4

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