NHL: Los Angeles 1, St. Louis 0

May 5, 2013 at 1:11 AM

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- Jonathan Quick posted his fifth career playoff shutout Saturday and the Los Angeles Kings edged St. Louis 1-0 for a crucial first-round series win.

Quick turned aside all 30 shots he saw, including 14 in the second period.

Slava Voynov scored the game's only goal 5 minutes into the middle frame.

The LA goaltender came up with the standout performance as the Kings were facing a 2-0 deficit in their Western Conference quarterfinal series.

Los Angeles, which outhit St. Louis 53-39 in the physical contest, will attempt to even the series when it hosts Monday's Game 4.

Brian Elliott turned aside 20 shots for the Blues.

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