St. Louis (5-6-1) at Los Angeles (4-6-2) 10:30 EST
LOS ANGELES (Ticker) — The Los Angeles Kings will look to top
the St. Louis Blues for the second time in just over two weeks
when the teams meet on Saturday.
After a 4-0 triumph that saw four different players tally, the
Kings dropped five straight games, four of which came on their
current seven-game homestand.
Brian Boyle and Anthony Stewart scored their first goals of the
season and the Kings held on for a 3-2 win Thursday against the
In the previous matchup between the Western Conference foes,
Blues goaltender Manny Legace suffered a left hip flexor injury
after he fell on a piece of carpet in place for then
vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin. He has returned to
practice, but has been out of action since.
St. Louis opened the season with wins in four of its first five
contests, but has fallen on hard times, dropping six of seven
and four straight.
The defense has been virtually non-existent for the Blues,
allowing 16 goals in their last three games.