St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Los Angeles 24-21-1-0 15-8-1-0 9-13-0-0 L2
St. Louis 22-17-2-4 15-7-0-2 7-10-2-2 W1

Recap

Defenseman Erik Johnson scored the game-winning goal in the third period and Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves to pace the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday.

Patrik Berglund also scored and Alex Steen extended his points streak to five games with an assist for the Blues, who have won six straight meetings with the Kings.

Johnson snapped a 1-1 tie with a wrist shot from the point that slipped past Jonathan Quick with a ton of traffic in front of the net at 13:13 of the third period. Steen and Eric Brewer assisted on the play.

Berglund opened the scoring at 11:56 of the opening session with his ninth goal of the season before Kyle Clifford evened the affair at 16:21 of the second period from Matt Greene and Brad Richardson.

The Blues welcomed T.J. Oshie back to the lineup after the young sniper missed 31 games with a fractured left ankle.

Quick made 24 saves.

Top Game Performances

Los Angeles   St. Louis
Kyle Clifford 1 Points Patrik Berglund 1
Kyle Clifford 1 Goals Patrik Berglund 1
Matt Greene 1 Assists Eric Brewer 1
N/A Power Play Goals Patrik Berglund 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jonathan Quick .923 Save Percentage Jaroslav Halak .963
Jonathan Quick 24 Saves Jaroslav Halak 26

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Los Angeles 27 1 0-4 4-5 15 33
St. Louis 26 2 1-5 4-4 13 25

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Detroit . The Blues have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .304 after a loss.
  • Los Angeles will play their next game at home against Phoenix . The Kings have a W/L % of .542 after a win and .476 after a loss.
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