Trevor Lewis burst down the left wing with only St. Louis Blues defender Alex Pietrangelo separating the Kings’ forward from the goal.
But Pietrangelo was never fully focused on stopping Lewis. First Pietrangelo turned his head and pointed at Anze Kopitar, who was streaking toward the net across the ice. Next the defenseman angled his body toward Kopitar, and finally he crouched down to keep Lewis from sliding a pass to his teammate.
Instead Lewis fired a wrist shot that handcuffed Blues goaltender Jake Allen and snuck in.
“You’re going to get those chances when you play on a line with guys like Kopitar and [Marian] Gaborik,”...