What you need to know ahead of the game against the St. Louis Blues:
When: May 10 at 7:00 pm PT (Kings Live Pregame Show at 6:30 pm PT)
Where: STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Watch: Bally Sports SoCal or (NHL.TV outside of LA area)
Listen: Kings Audio Network on iHeart Radio
Tickets: Blues @ Kings
STAPLES Center Safety Protocols
Blues: 24 - 20 - 9 (57 pts)
Kings: 21 - 26 - 6 (48 pts)
Three first period goals from Drew Doughty, Carl Grundstrom and Trevor Moore lead the Kings past the Blues. Cal Petersen stops 19-of-20 shots.
Video: Kopitar, Moore propel Kings to 4-1 victory
Rasmus Kupari scored his first career NHL goal on the power play against the Avalanche on Saturday night. He is the fourth King this season to score his first career goal, joining Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Tobias Bjornfot and Arthur Kaliyev.
Lias Andersson recorded his third assist of the season, extending his point streak to a career-long three games (0-3=3) on Saturday night.
Gabriel Vilardi tallied his 12th assist of the year on Sean Walker's goal on Saturday, giving him points in three-straight games (3-1=4).
The Blues are 5-2-3 in their last 10 games and have both scored and given up 32 goals during that span.
With their overtime loss against the Golden Knights and a Kings loss to the Avalanche this past Friday, the Blues officially clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the Honda West Division.
Who to Watch:
Anze Kopitar, who is now looking to start his bid for another 1,000 points in the NHL.
Ryan O'Reilly, who leads the Blues in goals (24) and points (51). O'Reilly would be on pace to set career highs in goals and points in an 82-game season.