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Penner scores winner as LA Kings take 4 straight, finish off St. Louis with 2-1 win in Game 6

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    Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Penner, center, celebrates his goal as he skates past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak, of Czech Republic, during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles, Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, right, celebrates his goal past St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott during the first period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles, Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Kings' Alec Martinez(27) jumps to catch a puck as St. Louis Blues' Jay Bouwmeester(19) and T.J. Oshie(74) watch during the first period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles, Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Associated Press

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    St. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie(74) controls the puck against Los Angeles Kings' Mike Richards(10) during the first period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles, Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Associated Press

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    St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron, left, checks Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar during the first period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles, Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Associated Press

Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 on Friday night.

Jonathan Quick made 21 saves and Drew Doughty scored his first goal of the postseason for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who won four straight to finish off fourth-seeded St. Louis.

Penner put the Kings ahead with his latest big playoff goal, ripping a slap shot from just inside the blue line past Brian Elliott right before time expired.

Elliott stopped 14 shots and Chris Porter scored his first career playoff goal for the Blues, who were eliminated by Los Angeles for the second straight season, this time despite taking a 2-0 series lead.