Los Angeles Kings 3, St. Louis Blues 1
Date: 4/28/2012 Album ID: 1460279
Photos by Chris Lee
The Los Angeles Kings defeated the St. Louis Blues 3-1 in Game 1 of the second-round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Blues left wing David Perron (right) collides with Los Angeles center Mike Richards in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick shoves Blues left wing David Perron against the goal after Perron collided with him in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.  Perron was sent to the penalty box for goaltender interference on the play.
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With his team on the power play, Blues goaltender Brian Elliott makes the initial leg save on a shot by Los Angeles right wing Dustin Brown (23) but the rebound was put in by defenseman Matt Greene for a short handed goal in second period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Blues goaltender Brian Elliott tries to cover up the rebound from a shot by Los Angeles right wing Dustin Brown (23) but it was subsequently put in the net by Los Angeles' Matt Greeene for a shorthanded goal in second period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles defenseman Matt Greene lifts the puck past Blues goaltender Brian Elliott for a short-handed goal in second period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Blues defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo (lower left) and left wing David Perron (top left) jockey for position against Los Angeles right wing Justin Williams in second period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles defenseman Matt Greene (facing) celebrates his short-handed goal past Blues goaltender Brian Elliott in second period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Blues center Scott Nichol (left) competes for the puck against Los Angeles defenseman Matt Greene in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Blues left wing Vladimir Sobotka (right) flies through the crease over Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick in second period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles defenseman Rob Scuderi (7) gets down on his hands and knees to keep the puck out of the net in third period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick makes a save on a shot by Blues center Scott Nichol (second from left) in third period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles left wing Dustin Penner is congratulated by teammates on the bench after scoring an empty-net insurance goal in third period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Blues center David Backes (42) pressures Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick but is unable to get a shot off in third period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles center Jeff Carter (77) watches as a shot by teammate Slava Voynov (not pictured) ties the game past Blues goaltender Brian Elliott in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles left wing Dustin Penner (25) knocks Blues defenseman Kris Russell (4) into his own goalie, Brian Elliott, in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles defenseman Slava Voynov (far left) ties the game with a goal past Blues goaltender Brian Elliott in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick makes a leg save on a shot by Blues right wing B.J. Crombeen in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) stops a shot by Blues left wing Andy McDonald in first period action during a second-round playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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