David Perron

Three takeaways from the Kings' 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues

Three takeaways from the Kings' 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues

As the Kings’ playoff hopes begin to fade in the distance like a pair of receding taillights, the team is left to ponder several missed opportunities. Here are just three from Monday’s 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues, a result that left the Kings five points out of a postseason berth with 14 games to play:

1. The Kings had 39 shots on goal. Just one of them got past the Blues’ Jake Allen.

“We couldn’t put the puck in the net,” Kings’ Coach Darryl Sutter said. “We did a lot of good things, just couldn’t finish it.”

The Kings had 21 shots in the second...

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