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Recap - Kings Defeat St. Louis 4-3

Los Angeles skated to a 4-3 victory over St. Louis on Monday in NHL action at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 4.5.

Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, Dustin Penner, and Anze Kopitar each scored for the Kings in the victory. Carter opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 9:33 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Richards and Robyn Regehr.

Jonathan Quick stopped 19 of 22 St. Louis shots in the victory.

T.J. Oshie (2) and David Backes scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.

St. Louis got a 25-stop effort from Brian Elliott in the loss.

On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-2, while the Blues were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Los Angeles outshot St. Louis 29-22 in the game.