Kings won't make playoffs

Apr 10, 2015

Kings won't make playoffs

Ok, who predicted this: The Calgary Flames are going to the playoffs while the Los Angeles Kings are heading home? Yeah, sure. Jiri Hudler scored twice and added an assist Thursday night as the Flames clinched their first playoff spot in six years with ...

Canucks top Kings in SO

Apr 7, 2015

Canucks top Kings in SO

Chris Higgins scored in the shootout and Eddie Lack made 36 saves as the Vancouver Canucks earned a critical late-season victory over the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin scored in regulation as the Canucks solidified second place in the Pacific ...

Kings thrash lowly Oilers

Apr 3, 2015

Kings thrash lowly Oilers

With three goals in the first 10 minutes, the Los Angeles Kings demonstrated how seriously they’re taking their late playoff push. With three more goals in the third period of their highest-scoring performance in a half-decade, the defending Stanley Cup champions reminded everybody that ...

Predators squeeze past Canadiens

Mar 25, 2015

Predators squeeze past Canadiens

The Nashville Predators have struggled enough over the past month that they’ll take any bounce they can get, especially against Montreal goalie Carey Price. Ryan Ellis bounced a puck past Price for the tying goal in the third, then Filip Forsberg scored a power-play ...

Kings skate past Devils

Mar 24, 2015

Kings skate past Devils

The Los Angeles Kings’ chances of defending their Stanley Cup title might depend on their current five-game road trip. The opener against the New Jersey Devils got them off to a good start. Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and Los Angeles ...

Ducks' Kesler scores in OT to defeat Kings

Mar 19, 2015

Ducks' Kesler scores in OT to defeat Kings

The Anaheim Ducks acquired Ryan Kesler last summer specifically to make them better against the Los Angeles Kings and the other Western Conference powers with dominant centers. About eight months later, Kesler ended the regular-season Freeway Faceoff series with a goal that showed just ...

Kings spoil Sharks' party

Feb 22, 2015

Kings spoil Sharks' party

The Los Angeles Kings delivered plenty of disappointment to the San Jose Sharks with two straight playoff series victories. They never sent as many Sharks fans home unhappy as they did Saturday night. Marian Gaborik scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, ...

Kings end Lightning's home winning streak

Feb 8, 2015

Kings end Lightning's home winning streak

The Los Angeles Kings didn’t appear to be a team that has played poorly on the road. Justin Williams had two goals and the Kings got a rare road win, beating the Lightning 4-2 on Saturday and snapping Tampa Bay’s franchise-record 10-game home winning ...

Power play lifts Devils past Kings

Jan 15, 2015

Power play lifts Devils past Kings

Steve Bernier netted his first two power-play goals of the season, and the New Jersey Devils scored three times during a 68-second span of the second period in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. Martin Havlat, Michael Cammalleri and Michael ...

Streaking Maple Leafs edge Kings

Dec 15, 2014

Streaking Maple Leafs edge Kings

The Toronto Maple Leafs are rolling, and coach Randy Carlyle thinks they can play even better. James Reimer helped the Maple Leafs to a 4-3 shootout win over Los Angeles on Sunday, shutting out the Kings in the tiebreaker. “We think this group’s got ...

Canadiens' Price stands tall between the pipes

Dec 13, 2014

Canadiens' Price stands tall between the pipes

The Los Angeles Kings were all over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. The defending Stanley Cup champions just didn’t have much to show for it. With his team getting outplayed on the ice in front of him, Carey Price had a season-high 44 ...

Blackhawks thump Kings

Nov 30, 2014

Blackhawks thump Kings

Brad Richards left Los Angeles in a much better frame of mind this time with the Chicago Blackhawks than he did after he and the New York Rangers lost the Stanley Cup finals to the Kings. Richards scored two goals to lead the Blackhawks ...