Los Angeles Skates Past St. Louis 5-2 - Recap
|Los Angeles Skates Past St. Louis 5-2 - Recap|
Anze Kopitar scored a pair of goals against the Blues as Los Angeles handed St. Louis a 5-2 defeat on Monday at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 4.5.
Los Angeles got goals from Anze Kopitar (2), Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, and Mike Richards in the victory. Richards opened the scoring at 0:31 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 27-save effort for the Kings.
Andy McDonald and Matt D'Agostini scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
St. Louis got a 16-stop effort from Brian Elliott in the loss.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-6, while the Blues were 0-for-9 with the man advantage.
St. Louis outshot Los Angeles 29-21 in the game.