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 ...

Predators usurp Kings in shootout

Nov 26, 2014

Predators usurp Kings in shootout

James Neal had to be patient while waiting for his name to be called in the shootout. Then he made his opportunity count. Neal scored the only goal of the six-round tiebreaker to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles ...

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Nov 25, 2014

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades, has died at 71. Quinn passed away Sunday night in Vancouver after a long illness, the Hockey Hall of Fame and ...

Stoll lifts Kings to OT win over Ducks

Nov 16, 2014

Stoll lifts Kings to OT win over Ducks

After a bitter seven-game playoff series last spring and two overtime nail-biters in the past four days, the Los Angeles Kings’ rivalry with the Anaheim Ducks has never been more intriguing. Jarret Stoll added more flavor to the Freeway Faceoff with a big game-winner ...

Wings beat tired Kings

Nov 1, 2014

Wings beat tired Kings

Right from the start, it was easy to see which team had fresh legs. Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk each scored twice to lead the Detroit Red Wings over the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Friday night. Nyquist had a pair of power-play goals, ...

Kings complete perfect homestand

Oct 27, 2014

Kings complete perfect homestand

The line of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson is putting up big numbers for the surging Los Angeles Kings. Carter, Toffoli and Pearson each scored and combined for 10 points in a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, helping ...

Quick stands tall for Kings in win

Oct 20, 2014

Quick stands tall for Kings in win

The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the afternoon trapped in their own end while the Minnesota Wild pelted them with 41 shots. Thanks to Jonathan Quick and two more timely contributions from That 70s Line, the Kings are still perfect on their homestand. ...

Quick makes 43 saves as Kings down Blues

Oct 17, 2014

Quick makes 43 saves as Kings down Blues

Jonathan Quick tied Rogie Vachon’s franchise record with his 32nd career shutout, making 43 saves and stopping all three St. Louis shootout attempts in the Los Angeles Kings’ 1-0 victory over the Blues on Thursday night. Jeff Carter scored the only shootout goal for ...

Sharks thump Kings in season opener

Oct 9, 2014

Sharks thump Kings in season opener

The Los Angeles Kings gathered at center ice while the Stanley Cup was lowered from the scoreboard, and they watched their championship banner raised to the rafters in a stirring pregame ceremony. Those good feelings were largely gone by the time the Kings stumbled ...

Oct 7, 2014

Defending champion Kings ready for opener

The NHL’s 98th season opens Wednesday with the Los Angeles Kings raising a Stanley Cup championship banner, Boston playing host to Philadelphia and two matchups between Canadian rivals. The Kings will celebrate their second NHL crown in three seasons at a ceremony on Wednesday ...