Mike Richards had a goal and an assist and Willie Mitchell scored the winner on his first goal of the season to help the Los Angeles Kings slip past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Tuesday night.
The Kings got a team-leading 10th goal from Anze Kopitar, and Jonathan Bernier stopped 23 shots in only his fourth start of the season as the Kings won in St. Louis for only the third time in 11 tries.
Alex Steen and Vladimir Sobotka scored for the Blues, who only lost for the second time in regulation in 10 home games. Jaroslav Halak stopped 25 shots.
Mitchell's shot from the left point got through after the Blues' Scott Nichol went down to block the shot, but it beat Halak on the near side with 5:49 remaining.
Steen put the Blues up 1-0 with his team-leading eighth goal of the season just 1:07 into the game off a nice give-and-go play with T.J. Oshie.
The Kings' Kopitar scored the tying goal 7:36 into the second, a power-play goal after Richards picked off Barret Jackman's turnover in the ri...