Jeff Carter scored twice for the first time since the Stanley Cup clincher, helping the Los Angeles Kings keep the slumping St. Louis Blues down with a 4-1 victory on Monday night.
Brian Elliott made 19 saves in a surprise start a day after Jaroslav Halak was activated from injured reserve, led the team onto the ice for the pregame skate and was listed on the game sheet. Halak apparently tweaked a groin strain.
Jonathan Bernier was solid with 21 saves in just his second start of the season for the Kings. L
Davis Drewiske made it 3-0 at 13:22 of the second period with his first goal of the season on a power play.
Alex Steen scored on a power play in the final minute of the second for St. Louis.