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Chris Porter

Kings advance on a long shot

Kings advance on a long shot

The crowd yelled for Dustin Penner to shoot as the final seconds of the second period ticked off the clock Friday at Staples Center. His teammates yelled for Penner to shoot and the coaches joined the chaotic chorus.

Penner, not known for always taking coaches' advice, listened this time.

“If you don't try you don't know,” he said.

Kings hockey: An On the NHL column in the May 11 Sports section said the Kings rallied for a playoff-series win over St. Louis after the Blues won the first four games in the series. The Blues won the first...