Paul Stastny

Kings' offense keeps buzzing in 5-1 win over Blues

Kings' offense keeps buzzing in 5-1 win over Blues

Jake Muzzin drifted with his hockey stick poised, which allowed him to call for the puck while gearing to crush it. 

Marian Gaborik waited a few beats before dropping a pass to Muzzin, whose slap shot whisked past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen and into the net. The Blues immediately replaced Allen, who had already allowed two goals in the first period, with Carter Hutton and it took Tanner Pearson just 51 seconds to score on him.

That’s how it went for the Kings in their 5-1 win over the Blues at Staples Center on Thursday night. They picked on the Blues’ unstable goaltending tandem while Peter Budaj turned in a steady performance of his own. Muzzin...

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