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Kings collapse in third period and lose, 5-2
Kings collapse in third period and lose, 5-2

They were less than half a period from a more acceptable ending to what had been a troubling trip. More acceptable turned truly awful for the Kings. It took only two minutes and 30 seconds to fall behind by two goals after holding a one-goal lead. St. Louis scored three times in that third-period stretch, twice on the power play, to blow past the Kings with a surge of offense and went on to a 5-2 victory Tuesday night. In all, the Blues scored five unanswered goals. Marian Gaborik scored twice for the Kings — his sixth and seventh goals of the season — but they had a season-low one shot on goal in the third period. Gifted youngster Vladimir Tarasenko led the Blues with...