vs. St. Louis

5:30, ESPN

* Site--Staples Center.

* Radio--KRLA (1110).

* Records--Kings 34-27-9-3, Blues 44-17-9-0.

* Record vs. Blues--1-1-1.

* Update--St. Louis has clinched a playoff berth and leads in the race for the President’s Trophy, awarded the team with the NHL’s best record. The Blues have 97 points, two of them earned Wednesday night at Phoenix, where defenseman Chris Pronger celebrated his return to the ice after a game off because of back spasms with two power-play goals. The Kings--fourth in points in the West with 80--are 4-2-2 in their last eight games, 8-5-2 in their last 15.

* Tickets--(888) 546-4752 (single tickets only available).