Anaheim fell to 1-2-1 under coach Bruce Boudreau, who took over for Randy Carlyle on Nov. 29. The club has not earned two wins in a row since reeling off four straight from Oct. 8-17.
St. Louis won for the sixth time in eight games. The Blues have at least one point in 13 of the last 15 games and improved to 10-2-3 under Ken Hitchcock, who took over for Davis Payne on Nov. 6.
The Ducks (8-15-5) will turn their focus to Nashville on Saturday, when they will meet the Predators for the third time this season.
Notes: Anaheim C Saku Koivu suffered a lower-body injury in the second period and did not return. ... Blues C Jason Arnott played in his 1,200th NHL game, becoming the 89th player in league history to do so and sixth active player to reach the milestone. ... Ducks RW Teemu Selanne is fourth on the active list at 1,287 career games. ... Blues D Kevin Shattenkirk was did not play due to flu-like symptoms ... St. Louis picked up its 900th home win in franchise history.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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