LA Kings finish off Blues with 4 straight wins
LOS ANGELES -- Dustin Penner didn't exactly expect to score when he threw a 60-foot slap shot at the St. Louis net in the final second of the second period.
Then again, he knows nobody scores unless they shoot.
"You might as well try," Penner said with a shrug. "You never know if you don't throw it on net."
And with a fortunate deflection off a Blues stick, Penner got the goal that put the reigning Stanley Cup champions' title defense into the second round.
Penner scored ...
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