Brad Richards scores 2 goals, Blackhawks beat Kings 4-1

Brad Richards scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Saturday night.

In a matchup of teams that both won two of the last five Stanley Cup titles, Daniel Carcillo added a goal, and Brandon Saad scored into an empty net with 1:49 remaining.

Corey Crawford made 19 saves for the Blackhawks, who went 5-1 on their road trip.

Jordan Nolan scored, and Jonathan Quick stopped 21 shots for Los Angeles.

It was the first meeting between the teams since the Western Conference finals, won in seven games by the eventual Cup champion Kings.