Brower's shootout goal lifts Blues past Kings, 2-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) Alex Pietrangelo tied it in the second period and Troy Brouwer got the dediding goal in the seventh round of the shootout to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 Saturday night.
Brian Elliott made 26 saves as the Blues snapped a five-game losing streak that included back-to-back overtime defeats to Ottawa and Colorado and a 4-3 shootout loss at Anaheim the previous night.
St. Louis did it without center Paul Stastny and defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who received upper body injuries in the first period of the game against the Ducks.
Anze Kopitar scored for the Kings, who lead Arizona by nine points atop the Pacific Division.