Ovechkin led the NHL with 50 goals for the Washington Capitals last season.
The Blackhawks and Blues have been together since 1970, when Chicago was placed in the Western Division along with the six teams that joined the NHL in the 1967 expansion.
The Blackhawks lead the all-time series 144-112-35-10; however the Blues have won 11 of the 20 regular-season games since the start of the 2012-13 season, though six of their wins have come in overtime or shootouts.
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