David Rittich stopped 21 shots for his first career shutout and Travis Hamonic scored to help the Calgary Flames to a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

The Flames have won five of their past six games.

Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund, middle, shoots between Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, left, and goaltender Jack Campbell during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund, middle, shoots between Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, left, and goaltender Jack Campbell during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Jack Campbell made 35 saves for the Kings, who have been held to one goal or fewer in six of their first 16 games.

The Flames went in front 2:26 into the first period. Hamonic got his second goal, with Mikael Granlund setting a screen that kept Campbell from seeing the shot to the far post. Austin Czarnik and Noah Hanifin had assists, with Hanifin picking up his third in the past four games.

Calgary Flames center Derek Ryan, left, and right wing Michael Frolik push Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli to the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Calgary Flames center Derek Ryan, left, and right wing Michael Frolik push Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli to the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Hamonic also played his part to help smother the Kings’ struggling offense. Hamonic used his body to break up a pass by Ilya Kovalchuk during an odd-man rush in the second period, when the Kings managed four shots on goal. Hamonic also disrupted a breakaway by Tanner Pearson on the power play in the third period, delaying Pearson from shooting and allowing Rittich to make the save when Pearson did put the puck on goal.

Jeff Carter won an offensive-zone face-off with 44 seconds remains and Campbell pulled for an extra attacker, but the Kings could not beat Rittich.

Los Angeles Kings left wing Ilya Kovalchuk, right, knocks the puck away from Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Los Angeles Kings left wing Ilya Kovalchuk, right, knocks the puck away from Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

After beating the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Tuesday in coach Willie Desjardins’ debut with the team, the Kings have lost two straight and scored one goal each in defeats against the Minnesota Wild and Flames.

Calgary Flames right wing Garnet Hathaway, left, shoots past Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Calgary Flames right wing Garnet Hathaway, left, shoots past Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

NOTES: The Kings are 1-8-1 when allowing the first goal this season. … Kings C Michael Amadio returned to the lineup after not playing since Oct. 25. Amadio was a healthy scratch for the previous three games following a stint in the AHL. … Flames F Elias Lindholm had his point streak end after six games. He had three goals and six assists during that span.

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Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell can't shot a goal by Calgary Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell can’t shot a goal by Calgary Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Flames: Wrap up their three-game California road trip at San Jose on Sunday.

Kings: Conclude their seven-game homestand by hosting Toronto on Tuesday.

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell, right, blocks a shot from Calgary Flames left wing Johnny Gaudreau during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The Flames won 1-0. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell, right, blocks a shot from Calgary Flames left wing Johnny Gaudreau during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The Flames won 1-0. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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Source: The Associated Press

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