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Derek Armstrong's goal lifts L.A. Kings over Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 @NHL

LOS ANGELES - Derek Armstrong scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to end a 29-game drought, Alexander Frolov had a goal and an assist in his 400th NHL game, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday.

Jarret Stoll and Patrick O'Sullivan had a goal and an assist each, Kyle Calder ended a 12-game goal-less streak during a power play, and Kyle Quincey and Michal Handzus each had two assists. Erik Ersberg made 22 saves.

Patrick Sharp and Patrick Kane each had a goal and an assist for Chicago. Cristobal Huet, making his eighth start and third straight while Nikolai Khabibulin recovers from an undisclosed lower-body injury, stopped 23 shots in his first game against the team he began his NHL career with in 2002-03.

Armstrong's first goal since Feb. 15 came with 13:44 remaining. Huet couldn't control a rebound, and Armstrong stuffed the puck under the goalie's outstretched right leg for a 3-2 lead.

Calder, who spent his first six NHL seasons with Chicago, made it 4-2 with 6:08 remaining after a too many men on the ice penalty. O'Sullivan scored into an empty net with 2:09 to play.

Kings rookie Oscar Moller received a four-minute, high-sticking penalty at 14:35 of the first period for cutting Dave Bolland while chasing him through the neutral zone, and the Blackhawks scored 47 seconds into the power play to take a 2-1 lead.

Sharp got a pass from Brian Campbell and faked a slapshot from the top of the left circle before feeding Kane in the right circle for a one-timer that beat Ersberg to the glove side. Kane, last season's NHL rookie of the year, has 12 goals and 27 points in 22 games.

The Kings tied it at 8:58 of the second period, two seconds after Chicago killed off Bolland's hooking penalty. Frolov scored from in front of the crease after Tom Preissing's slap shot hit the right post.

Stoll opened the scoring 1:18 in, redirecting Handzus' short backhander past Huet for his 13th goal. Sharp tied it at 10:43, beating Ersberg with a wrist shot from the left circle.

Notes: Huet spent his first two NHL seasons in Los Angeles, going 14-20-11 with a 2.41 goals-against average in 53 games. The Kings have used 12 goalies since Huet was traded to Montreal in June 2004. ... Chicago D Cameron Barker made a perfectly timed diving swipe from behind to knock the puck off O'Sullivan's stick on a breakaway after the Kings centre intercepted Campbell's attempted cross-ice pass inside the Los Angeles blue-line. ... The Blackhawks, 0-for-2 with the man advantage in Friday's 1-0 loss at Anaheim, haven't gone consecutive games without a power-play goal since getting blanked on eight attempts in the first two games of the season. ... Frolov is fifth in career goals by a Kings right wing with 125. ... The Blackhawks ended their annual circus road trip 3-2-1, the first time they've had a winning record on the excursion since 1997 (3-1 with two ties).

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