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GameThread for St. Louis Blues at Vancouver Canucks, Oct 18, 2016

No Jaden Schwartz, but no Ryan Miller. Which team will be able to keep up their unbeaten streak?

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Well, so much for the triumphant return of Jaden Schwartz, but at least we'll get a chance to see the season premiere of the Ty Rattie Show. Rattie will be playing on a line with Paul Stastny and Robby Fabbri - Stastny has six points so far this season, so perhaps we'll see some production from one of the guys who needs to prove himself the most.

The rest of the lines stay the same as Saturday night, but Dmitrij Jaskin will be in for the injured Kyle Brodziak. This is the perk of depth: no AHL call-ups necessary. The Blues are icing a full NHL lineup tonight. The Vancouver Canucks, technically, are not.

Ryan Miller is injured and will not play tonight, forcing the Canucks - whose AHL affiliate is nowhere near them - to sign University of British Columbia goalie Matt Hewitt to a one-day contract to backup the backup Jacob Markstrom. Either way you slice it, the Blues benefit from Miller, which is more than you can say for his time in St. Louis.

Heeeey oh!

This is your GameDay Thread. Comment like you need some more coffee for these damned late starts.

Let's Do This. Let's Go Blues.