Kyle Quincey and Patrick O’Sullivan scored first period goals, followed by Jarret Stoll and Dustin Brown in the third period to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-0 shutout victory over the St. Louis Blues in front of 19,150 fans at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Friday night.
Kings goaltender Jason LaBarbera had a relatively easy night, having to stop just fifteen shots, but he bounced back from a shaky performance on Tuesday against Colorado to record his third National Hockey League shutout.
The Kings dominated the Blues in the game, with the exception of an approximately ten-minute span in the second period when the Blues started to assert themselves physically. But the Kings were able to weather the storm and they dominated the rest of the way.
The Kings, who are right back in action on Saturday night at Nashville (5:00 PM PDT; no television coverage) shut down the top power play unit in the league on four power plays and have now killed off all 27 power plays against so far this season.
With the win, the Kings broke a four-game losing streak in St. Louis. The last time the Kings won there was on March 11, 2006, a 2-1 shootout victory.
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