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St. Louis Blues vs. Calgary Flames NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/2/2022

The St. Louis Blues takes on the Calgary Flames on 4/2/2022 at 10:05 PM.

St. Louis Blues and Calgary Flames face off today. The St. Louis Blues has a record of 37.0-20.0 this season. The Calgary Flames is 40.0-18.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

St. Louis Blues Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these 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 2.9 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.81%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.4 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 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 25.77% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 30.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and their shot quality is rather decent.

Calgary Flames Team Defense Preview

They give up 1.9 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Calgary Flames into 3.0 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.84%, which is above average.

Opponents take 29.3 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

Calgary Flames Team Offense Preview




They score 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 23.96% of their shots on the power play.

They take 35.8 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

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 6.0 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 5.3% 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 29.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 23 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 31 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.2% 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 15 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 44 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 10.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Calgary Flames Roster

The Players to Watch for Calgary Flames

Rasmus Andersson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 21.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 37 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 41 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 3.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Noah Hanifin D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 18.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 32 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Chris Tanev D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 27.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 24 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

St. Louis Blues vs. Calgary Flames Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: St. Louis Blues 4 Calgary Flames 1

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