Mitchell's late goal lifts Kings over Blues

Willie Mitchell's goal with 5:49 left in 2, at Scottrade Center.

Mike Richards posted a goal and one assist for the Kings, who have won five of seven. Anze Kopitar also scored while Jonathan Bernier snagged the win with 23 saves.

Vladimir Sobotka and Alex Steen tallied for the Blues, who have lost two in a row since winning three straight.

Jaroslav Halak allowed three goals on 28 shots in defeat.