Beau Bennett

Kings-Blues matchup is a clash of the Western Conference titans

Kings-Blues matchup is a clash of the Western Conference titans

The end of a six-game trip usually entails concerns about fatigue and just getting through the game and going home.

Monday is not that situation.

It’s a matchup of the two best teams in the Western Conference when the Kings play the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center, about as juicy as a late October contest gets.

“Even though it doesn’t seem like we have a lot of history, we feel the history against this team in this room,” said Drew Doughty, who is playing in his 700th game. “Every time you play St. Louis, you remember that game because it was such a hard game to play. I know they’re feeling the same way. It’s hard to play against us, too. We have to...

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