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St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Quick made 28 stops, while Trevor 
Lewis scored twice in the third period to help Los Angeles claim a 4-1 victory 
over St. Louis at Scottrade Center. 

"He's a number one goalie. Like everybody that has a number one goalie, he 
gives you the stability. He made some big saves in the third period. He did a 
good job tonight," Kings coach Darryl Sutter said. 

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. 

Blues  winger Ryan Reaves  took a penalty at the end of the second period, and 
he  couldn't  catch up  to the  play as a  centering feed  from Lewis that was 
intended  for King caromed off the skate of Jaden Schwartz and inside the left 
post at 2:04 of the third for a 2-1 LA edge. 

It was a 3-1 game at 4:21, just 10 seconds after Carter sat for hooking. Halak 
collected  a  dump-in behind his  net, but failed to  see Lewis in pursuit. He 
picked up the disc, circled the net and tucked it inside the left post. 

"I think I made a mistake at the worst possible time with the game on the line 
for us. Will take blame for this one. We lost two points because of me," said 
Halak. 

Halak  was sent  to the  bench during  a 4-on-4  situation with  1:33 left  in 
regulation  and  Carter chased  down a  puck at center  ice before hitting the 
empty net with 55.5 seconds to play. 

Muzzin  beat  Halak just  2:31 into  the contest on  a low  shot from the left 
point. 

Oshie  was dragged down on a scoring chance just before the six-minute mark of 
the second, and beat Quick on the subsequent penalty shot to even the score. 

                                   Game Notes 

Coming  into  the contest, Los  Angeles allowed 95 goals  and St. Louis 96 ... 
Quick  improved  to 4-1-1  since returning  from a groin  injury ... The Kings 
posted  their first  road win since Dec.  11 at Toronto ... Alex Steen was the 
last Blues player to convert a penalty shot, on Oct. 5 against Florida. 

 
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