KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Ryan Johnson scored the tiebreaking goal 22 seconds into the third period and the St. Louis Blues held on for a 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
Jamal Mayers scored an empty-netter with 2 seconds remaining for the Blues (4-1-1)
St. Louis took advantage of two Chicago penalties late in the second period to tie the game.
Alex Khavanov scored at 18:38 after Jon Klemm picked up a cross-checking penalty and teammate Tyler Arnason was sent off for unsportsmanlike conduct at 17:05.
Chicago (1-3-2) switched goalies at the start of the third period with Michael Leighton replacing Craig Anderson.