Richards lifts Kings past Blackhawks in shootoutLos Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov (26) celebrates after scoring his goal as Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery (30) looks down during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, March 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
CHICAGO (AP) Mike Richards scored the lone goal in a six-round shutout to give the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Richards beat Ray Emery with a quick wrist shot after Emery stopped the Kings' first five shooters.
Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick stopped all six Chicago shooters after making 35 saves - including Viktor Stalberg's third-period penalty shot - through overtime.
Slava Voynov and Jeff Carter scored in regulation for Los Angeles. The Kings ended a two-game losing streak and rebounded from a 4-3 loss in Detroit on Friday night when they gave up two goals in the final 4:02.
Marcus Kruger and Patrick Kane scored for Chicago. Kane tied it at 2 at 7:36 of the third with his fifth goal in seven games.