Los Angeles Kings (8-6-3, fourth in the West Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (10-7-2, second in the West Division)
St. Louis; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues host Los Angeles after Dustin Brown scored two goals in the Kings' 3-0 victory against the Blues.
The Blues are 10-7-2 against opponents from the West Division. St. Louis ranks fifth in the Nhl with 30.6 shots per game and is averaging 3.0 goals.
The Kings are 8-6-3 against West Division opponents. Los Angeles has allowed nine power-play goals, killing 83.3% of opponent chances.
The teams meet for the second game in a row.
TOP PERFORMERS: Justin Faulk leads the Blues with a plus-16 in 19 games this season. Mike Hoffman has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
Brown leads the Kings with 10 goals and has 16 points. Alex Iafallo has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 4-5-1, averaging 2.7 goals, five assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Kings: 5-4-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.2 assists, three penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.
INJURIES: Blues: Colton Parayko: day to day (undisclosed), Carl Gunnarsson: day to day (lower body), Jaden Schwartz: day to day (lower body), Robert Thomas: out (thumb).
Kings: Jaret Anderson-Dolan: out (upper body).