Kings stymie Blues with third-period surge
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Quick made 28 stops, while Dwight King and Trevor Lewis scored early in the third period to help Los Angeles claim a 4-1 victory over St. Louis at Scottrade Center.
Jake Muzzin tallied in the first period and Jeff Carter added an empty netter for the Kings, who kicked off a five-game road trip with a win over the second-stingiest defense in the entire NHL.
T.J. Oshie provided the sole offense for the Blues, who suffered their first home defeat since a 4-2 setback to San Jose on Dec. 17.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 shots, but was his own worst enemy on a key score in the final period.
01/16 22:42:26 ET