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West Division Roundup: February 19th

All of the teams in the West Division played this week and the St. Louis Blues are still on top.

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St Louis Blues v Vegas Golden Knights Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

As we prepare the enter the weekend of the third week of February. The Coyotes currently hold a playoff spot, tied with the Colorado Avalanche with 17 points. Colorado does have three games in hand though, so that may change.

1. St. Louis Blues

Points: 22

Games Played: 17

This week's record: 3-1-0

Injuries: Ivan Barbashev (day-to-day, lower body), Colton Parayko (day-to-day, undisclosed), Jaden Schwartz (day-to-day, lower body), Robert Thomas (thumb), Tyler Bozak (upper body), Vladimir Tarasenko (shoulder)

Big Story: Tarasenko has been practicing the past week, is currently set to return in March.

2. Golden Knights

Points: 21

Games Played: 14

This week's record: 2-1-0

Injuries: Robin Lehner (day-to-day, upper body), Tomas Nosek (COVID protocol), Brayden McNabb (lower body), Jiri Patera (undisclosed)

Big Story: The Golden Knights' shiny helmets are not going over well and they have a 0-2 record when wearing them.

3. Colorado Avalanche

Points: 17

Games Played: 13

This week's record: 1-1-0

Injuries: Dennis Gilbert (day-to-day, face), Cale Makar (day-to-day, upper body), Samuel Girard (COVID protocol), Gabriel Landeskog (COVID protocol), Erik Johnson (upper body), Matt Calvert (upper body), Pavel Francouz (lower body)

Big Story: The Coyotes aren't the only team that scores in the last minute as Nazem Kadri scored with 41 seconds left giving the Avalanche a 3-2 win against Vegas.

4. Arizona Coyotes

Points: 17

Games Played: 16

This week's record: 1-1-2

Injuries: Drake Caggiula (lower body), Antti Raanta (day-to-day, upper body)

5. Los Angeles Kings

Points: 15

Games Played: 15

This week's record: 2-0-0

Injuries: Andreas Athanasiou (COVID protocol), Martin Frk (lower body), Sean Walker (nose)

Big Story: Goalie controversy is building in Los Angeles and Jonathan Quick still has three seasons left on his contract.

6. Anaheim Ducks

Points: 15

Games Played: 17

This week's record: 0-2-0

Injuries: Hampus Lindholm (day-to-day, lower body), Sonny Milano (upper body), Josh Manson (oblique), Brendan Guhle (knee)

Big Story: The Ducks joked about free beer, which is something you should never joke about.

7. Minnesota Wild

Points: 14

Games Played: 13

This week's record: 1-1-0

Injuries: Jonas Brodin (COVID protocol), Cam Talbot (COVID protocol), Victor Rask (COVID protocol), Carson Soucy (COVID protocol), Brad Hunt (COVID protocol), Marco Rossi (upper body), Alex Stalock (upper body)

Big Story: The Wild played for the first time in two weeks on Tuesday and had seven of their games rescheduled.

8. San Jose Sharks

Points: 14

Games Played: 15

This week's record: 1-1-1

Big Story: The Sharks' 3-1 loss to the Golden Knights in their home opener and injury to Radim Simek has the team questioning their team.