Game 12 Preview: Los Angeles at St. Louis

Los Angeles Kings (7-4-0) at St. Louis Blues (8-2-1)
Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 5:30 p.m. PT
Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO
Referees: #36 Dean Morton, #33 Kevin Pollock
Linesmen: #94 Bryan Pancich, #59 Steve Barton
NBCSN, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

Los Angeles Kings v St. Louis Blues

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jhonas Enroth
2015-16: 1 GP (1 GS) / 1-0-0 record / 1.01 GAA / .975 Sv% / 0 SHO
Career vs St. Louis: 2 (1) / 0-1-0 / 1.83 / .933 / 0
Last Game vs St. Louis: 2/2/15 / 60 MP / 27-29 shots / 0-3 L
2015-16, Away: 1 (1) / 1-0-0 / 1.01 / .975 / 0

St. Louis Projected Starting Goaltender – Jake Allen
2015-16: 6 GP (6 GS) / 4-2-0 record / 1.98 GAA / .929 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 1 (1) / 1-0-0 / 2.00 / .913 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 12/16/14 / 60 MP / 21-23 shots / 5-2 W
2015-16, Home: 3 (3) / 3-0-0 / 0.98 / .963 / 1

Minnesota Wild v St Louis Blues - Game Two

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Jeff Carter (4-6=10), Tyler Toffoli (9-1=10)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (9-1=10)
Assists: Drew Doughty (0-7=7)
Plus/Minus: Jeff Carter (+6; 4-6=10), Tyler Toffoli (+6; 9-1=10), Anze Kopitar (+6; 4-0=4)
Penalty Minutes: Andy Andreoff (27; 1-0=1)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (26:52; 0-7=7)
Corsi-For Percentage: Christian Ehrhoff (59.0%; 0-3=3)

2015-16 St. Louis Leaders
Total Points: Vladimir Tarasenko (6-4=10)
Goals: Vladimir Tarasenko (6-4=10)
Assists: Jori Lehtera (2-6=8)
Plus/Minus: Colton Parayko (+7; 4-3=7)
Penalty Minutes: Steve Ott (32; 0-2=2)
Time On Ice: Alex Pietrangelo (27:05; 0-5=5)
Corsi-For Percentage: Jori Lehtera (62.6%; 2-6=8)

Los Angeles Kings v St Louis Blues

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – t-20 / 2.36; STL – t-12 / 2.73
Goals Against/Game: LAK – t-8 / 2.27; STL – t-4 / 2.09
Power Play: LAK – 18 / 17.1%; STL – 29 / 10.5%
Penalty Kill: LAK – t-11 / 83.3%; STL – t-11 / 83.3%
Shots/Game: LAK – 8 / 30.9; STL – 4 / 32.3
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 14 / 29.3; STL – 3 / 26.2
Faceoffs: LAK – 28 / 47.4%; STL – 2 / 52.3%
Save Percentage: LAK – 7 / .922; STL – t-9 / .920
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 2 / 55.4%; STL – 1 / 56.3%

Minnesota Wild v St Louis Blues - Game Five

Los Angeles Projected Lines

Marian Gaborik – Anze Kopitar – Dustin Brown
Milan Lucic – Jeff Carter – Tyler Toffoli
Tanner Pearson – Jordan Weal – Trevor Lewis
Kyle Clifford – Andy Andreoff – Jordan Nolan

Brayden McNabb – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Alec Martinez
Christian Ehrhoff – Jamie McBain

Jhonas Enroth
Jonathan Quick

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 73-96-24 all-time against St. Louis, a record that includes an away mark of 26-60-11. The Kings are 18-5-0 in the last 23 regular season and playoff games against the Blues and have won the regular season series for four consecutive seasons. These teams will meet on January 9 at Staples Center and again at the Scottrade Center on February 18. … Los Angeles is 6-4-0 against the Western Conference and 4-1-0 against the Central Division. In a stretch of four consecutive games against the Central Division, they are 2-1-0 (4-1 W @ WPG, 4-3 W vs NSH, 4-2 L @ CHI, 11/3 @ STL). … Over the last eight games, the Kings have led for 230:59, while their opponents have led for 38:54. … With 222 career goals, Anze Kopitar is tied with Charlie Simmer for seventh place on the franchise’s all-time goals list. … Over his last eight games, Jonathan Quick is 6-2-0 with a 1.73 goals-against average, .938 save percentage and one shutout (484:14; 213-227 shots). … Tyler Toffoli ranks second in the NHL with nine goals. He has nine goals in the last 10 games (9-1=10). … Jake Muzzin’s four-game point streak has tied a career-high. He has six points (1-5=6), 22 shots on goal and a plus-seven rating in his last eight games. … Trevor Lewis has points in three straight games (1-2=3). … Marian Gaborik has 41 points (18-23=41) in 36 career games against St. Louis. … Anze Kopitar has 39 points (11-28=39) in his last 33 games against St. Louis.

Los Angeles Kings v St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Projected Lines

Alexander Steen – Jori Lehtera – Vladimir Tarasenko
Scottie Upshall – David Backes – Troy Brouwer
Robby Fabbri – Dmitrij Jaskin – Ty Rattie
Steve Ott – Kyle Brodziak – Ryan Reaves

Jay Bouwmeester – Alex Pietrangelo
Carl Gunnarsson – Colton Parayko
Joel Edmundson – Robert Bortuzzo

Jake Allen
Brian Elliott

Notes and milestones: Lines via NHL.com … The Blues will be without Patrik Berglund (shoulder surgery), Kevin Shattenkirk (lower-body), Paul Stastny (broken foot) and Jaden Schwartz (fractured ankle). They have lost 35 man-games to injury this season. … St. Louis has points in all five home games this season (4-0-1). … The Blues have scored four goals on their last six power play opportunities against the Kings. … Goaltender Jake Allen was named the NHL’s second star last week after going 3-0-0 with a 0.98 goals-against average, .963 save percentage and one shutout. … St. Louis has allowed seven goals in five home games this season and no more than two regulation goals in nine consecutive regular season home games, dating back to 2014-15. … 6-foot-6 rookie defenseman Colton Parayko has five points (2-3=5) in his last six games and became the third defenseman in Blues history to post two game-winning goals in his rookie season, joining Brian Benning (1986-87) and Erik Johnson (2007-08). He took 10 shots on goal and recorded the game-winner in a win over the Ducks on October 29. … With 99 career goals, Kyle Brodziak is one goal shy of 100.

Edmonton Oilers v St. Louis Blues

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