After Tuesday's tough loss at home on Tuesday night, the St. Louis Blues were looking to get back on track on Thursday night against the very difficult-to-handle Los Angeles Kings. The Blues had a closed-door meeting after Tuesday's loss and were looking for a better effort on Thursday. Unfortunately, they didn't get it, falling to the Kings 4-2 on Thursday night.
The Blues were outshot in the game 40-22 by the Kings, who are currently in fifth place in the Western Conference standings. The Blues did manage to outhit the Kings, throwing 26 hits to the Kings' 11, but the aggressive and physical play failed to make an impact on the scoreboard.
The Blues fell behind in the second period on a goal by Kings' captain Dustin Brown. Blues' rookie Vladimir Tarasenko answered with a power play goal before Jaroslav Halak allowed a soft goal to Trevor Lewis to give the Kings a 2-1 lead after two periods.
The Blues were able to tie the score on another Tarasenko goal t...