Jaroslav Halak stopped 22 shots and Jamie Langenbrunner scored in the second period Friday night to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Halak recorded his fifth shutout of the season and 21st of his career. He improved to 15-8-5, and has started six of the last seven games. Halak has four shutouts in his last seven starts. St. Louis has a league-best 10 shutouts.
St. Louis improved to a league-best 22-3-4 at home and has not lost a regulation game at home since dropping a 5-2 decision to Chicago on Dec. 3.
The Blues moved into a tie with Vancouver for second in the Western Conference with 67 points.
Jonathan Quick made 32 saves for the Kings. He has allowed two goals or less in 12 of his last 14 starts.
The Kings, who fell to 10-6-6 on the road, had a two-game winning streak snapped.
St. Louis, which returned from a nine-day break, was the last team to play following the All-Star break.
Langenbrunner broke a 10-game scoreless string when he conve...