Kings blow lead in final seconds but top Blues in shootout

Kings blow lead in final seconds but top Blues in shootout

Arthur Kaliyev and Adrian Kempe scored in the third period and also in the shootout to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win against the visiting St. Louis Blues on Wednesday.Jonathan Quick made 33 saves for the Kings, who won their third straight game following a 1-5-1 start.St. Louis’ Torey Krug scored a short-handed goal with nine seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime. Brayden Schenn also scored, and Jordan Binnington made 33 saves for the Blues, including eight in overtime.Los Angeles had no OT shots on goal.David Perron and Jordan Kyrou produced shootout goals for the Blues.The Kings went on a power play with 1:00 left in the third period. Binnington had been pulled for an extra skater when Krug followed up a long rebound and shot it past Quick to tie the score 2-2.Kempe had given the Kings a 2-1 lead with 7:45 left in the game. Binnington, who was coming off a 25-save shutout in a 1-0 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday, made a save on Alex Iafallo from in close but couldn’t control the puck as he slid out of the crease.

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