December 1 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 76-99-26 all-time against St. Louis, a record that includes a road mark of 28-62-12. Including playoffs, the Kings have won 21 of the last 31 meetings between the teams. Both teams are 1-1-0 in the head-to-head match-up with one remaining game at Staples Center on March 10.

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 4-5-3 versus the Western Conference, 1-2-1 versus the Central Division, 7-1 in three-goal games, 8-2-0 when scoring first, 6-2-0 when leading after one period, 9-1-0 when leading after two periods, 7-5-1 when outshot by their opponent and

-With the win, the Kings improced to 9-3-1 away from Staples Center. Their 19 road points are tied for the most points through 13 road games in club history (third time, also 1999-00 and 1980-81). The nine wins is also tied for the most road wins through the first 13 games in team history (second time, also 1980-81).

-By outscoring St. Louis 1-0 in the third period, Los Angeles has now outscored their opponents 33-12 in third periods this season.

-The Kings scored the first goal of the game, ending a six game streak in which they allowed the first goal. The last time they scored the first goal was in the 4-0 win over Florida on November 18.

-Los Angeles leads the NHL with a .931 save percentage. San Jose ranks second at .927.

-Adrian Kempe finished with a +1 rating and leads all NHL rookies with a +13. Defenseman Robert Hagg of Philadelphis ranks second at +11.

-The Kings attempted 42 shots (28 on goal, 9 blocked, 5 missed). The Blues attempted 70 shots (40 on goal, 15 blocked, 15 missed). Vladimir Tarasenko finished with a game-high six shots on goal, while Drew Doughty, Alex Iafallo and Dustin Brown tied with a game-high four shots for L.A.

-Los Angeles won 25-of-58 faceoffs (43%). Adrian Kempe won 2-of-7, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-25, Jonny Brodzinski won 0-of-1, Nick Shore won 5-of-10, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-2, Dustin Brown won 1-of-2, Nic Dowd won 1-of-3, Jussi Jokinen won 3-of-6 and Tanner Pearson won 1-of-2.

-Lead photo via Scott Rovak/NHLI

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