What to know:The Stars will host St. Lucie, Fla., on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m.

CT at American Airlines Center.

The game will be televised on FOX Sports Southeast.

Stars defenseman Erik Cole was expected to return after missing a month with a lower-body injury, but coach Lindy Ruff confirmed Cole will not play against the Blues.

Cole was a healthy scratch during the playoffs.

The Blues have allowed three goals or more in six of their last eight games.

The Stars are 4-1-0 in their last five home games.

St. Louis is 5-1 in its last seven and has won five of the last six.

The Stars have won the past four meetings.

The last meeting between the teams was Dec. 23, 2014, when the Stars won 2-1.