The St Louis Blues will look to stave off elimination as they travel out west to face the LA Kings in Game 6 of their best of seven NHL playoff series with a pro hockey game on Friday night.
Face off time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBC Sports Network.
The Game 6 NHL playoff odds have the home side LA Kings favored by -155 odds with the return on the road underdog St Louis Blues at +135 odds. The goal total is lined at 4 ½ goals.
After falling behind 0-2 in this Western conference playoff series the defending Stanley Cup Champion LA Kings have now won three straight to put the Blues on the brink of elimination. LA moves to the 3-2 series lead off their 3-2 road overtime victory against the Blues as a +115 underdog. The game pushed at five goal total.
LA was nursing a 2-1 lead late in the third period as St Louis gets the equalizer at 19:15 at even strength to force the overtime period. The Kings win at 8 minutes into overtime as Slave Voynov scores at even strength to move LA one game from moving into the second round of the playoffs. St Louis put on heavy pressure in Game 5 as they outshot the Kings b a 36-25 margin. LA finds the net in one of two power play opportunities while the Blues go 0 of 1. Entering Game 5 the Kings were 1 of 12 on the man advantage. LA won both games of this series on home ice and is 21-4-0-1 at Staples Center on the year and best in the NHL playing in front of their crowd.