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Tuesday, January 21st (All times Eastern)

St. Louis Blues (33-10-5) at New Jersey Devils (20-19-11), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The New Jersey Devils will try to avoid their second three-game losing streak of the month when they host the St. Louis Blues in Tuesday's battle at Prudential Center.

The Devils opened January on an 0-2-1 slide before winning two straight. However, the club went 1-1-2 on a recent four-game road trip, dropping the final two tilts of that swing at Colorado and Phoenix.

New Jersey hopes to turn things around when it plays the first of two straight at the Rock before being the designated host against the New York Rangers in Sunday's outdoor game at Yankee Stadium.

The Devils are 10-6-6 in Newark this season and have won two straight as the host.

Jersey capped its recent trek with a 3-2 loss at Phoenix. The Devils fell behind 2-0 in the opening period and were never able to catch the Coyotes after that.

New Jersey received a power-play marker from Ryane Clowe and Jaromir Jagr scored late in the third. Martin Brodeur allowed all three goals on 27 shots in the loss.

"We got off to a slow start and that was disappointing, inexcusable really for not having played yesterday," Devils coach Peter DeBoer said. "We can't spot anyone two goals. That's the bottom line."

Clowe has been a bright spot for the Devils lately, notching two goals and seven assists over his last seven games. The forward was off to a dreadful start to this season after signing a five-year, $24.25 million deal with New Jersey in the offseason and Clowe still only has 11 points (2 goals, 9 assists) in 18 games in 2013-14.

Cory Schneider will get the start in net for the Devils tonight and is 2-1-1 with a 1.96 goals against average in four career outings against the Blues.

Devils forward Damien Brunner could return to action on Tuesday after missing the last 14 games due to an injured right knee. Brunner has eight goals and five assists in 32 games this season.

St. Louis has won three straight and four of its last five games in the series against the Devils. The Blues have won their last three tilts in New Jersey and haven't lost on the road in this series since Dec. 10, 2002 when the Devils still played at the Meadowlands.

The Blues halted a two-game slide and won for just the second time in five games when they opened a four-game road trip with Monday's 4-1 victory in Detroit.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 22 shots to help St. Louis record the win over the Red Wings, while Barret Jackman, Jay Bouwmeester, Kevin Shattenkirk and Magnus Paajarvi all scored for the Blues.

"The first two periods we played the way we had to," said St. Louis head coach Ken Hitchcock. "We kept the puck in their zone a lot and got a high volume of shots on net."

St. Louis left wing Alexander Steen hasn't scored a goal in two games since returning from a month-long absence due to a concussion, but he did have two assists in Monday's game. Steen is leading the Blues with 24 goals and is second on the team with 40 points.

The Blues are 15-5-3 as the road team this season and will also visit the New York Rangers and Islanders before closing this swing.

01/21 10:52:42 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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