St Louis (29-26-9-2) at NY Islanders (30-24-10-3) 7:00 pm EST

UNIONDALE, New York (Ticker) -- The St. Louis Blues try to avoid matching their longest winless streak of the season on Saturday when they visit Nassau Coliseum to face the New York Islanders. The Blues are winless in their last seven games (0-4-2-1) following a three-game winning streak. They had a season-high eight-game slide from January 21 to February 4. St. Louis completed a winless two-game homestand and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-1 tie against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. Chris Osgood made 31 saves, including a penalty shot in the second period, for the Blues, who have just five goals in their last five games, going 0-3-2 during that span. Alexander Khavanov ended a 62-game scoring drought with the lone goal for St. Louis, which is four points behind the Los Angeles Kings for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Center Mike Sillinger is expected to make his debut with the Blues on Saturday after he was acquired in a trade with the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday. New York is winless in its last three games (0-1-1-1), completing a fruitless two-game road trip with a 6-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday. Trent Hunter and Mark Parrish scored power-play goals in the third period and Cliff Ronning had two assists for the Islanders, who are in eighth place in the East - eight points ahead of Buffalo. New York split two meetings with St. Louis last season but has won three of the last four games between the teams.

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