NHL on NBCSN: Banged up Blues look to quiet Crosby and the Pens

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NBCSN will continue its coverage of the 2015-16 campaign tonight when the St. Louis Blues host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 8:00 p.m. ET. If you want to watch the game online, you can do so here.

The St. Louis Blues are having a good season, but it hasn’t come without adversity.

The Blues have suffered a ton of injuries this year, and they’re currently missing six of their regulars.

Jaden Schwartz, Steve Ott, Magnus Paajarvi, Jay Bouwmeester, Carl Gunnarsson and Jake Allen could all miss Monday’s tilt against the Pens.

Despite being badly outplayed at times on Saturday night, the Blues were still able to come away with two points against Montreal.

Pittsburgh was dominant in a 5-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday afternoon.

After starting the season ice cold, Sidney Crosby looks like he’s finally starting to come around offensively. The 28-year-old scored two goals against the ‘Canes on Sunday and he has 27 points in his last 26 contests.

The captain scored a pair of goals in a 4-3 overtime win over St. Louis back on Nov. 25.

The Pens are still on the outside looking in when it comes to the Eastern Conference playoff picture, but they have their destiny in their own hands. Pittsburgh is one point back of Montreal, who are in the final Wild Card spot in the East, with two games in hand.

Pittsburgh has some injury concerns of their own coming into this one.

Defenseman Kris Letang will be a game-time decision against the Blues. He missed Sunday’s game with a wrist injury. Pittsburgh could also be without David Warsofsky. He was injured after falling over referee Tim Peel.

Here’s Evgeni Malkin‘s game-winning goal against the Blues earlier this season: