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Los Angeles Kings End Their Losing Streak with a 2-1 Overtime Victory
February 7th, 2014 at 12:41 AM
The Los Angeles Kings beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 in overtime on Thursday at STAPLES Center. The Kings ended their final game before the Winter Olympics break on a positive note, late in the game ending their losing streak as they found their spark again. The Kings still had difficulty keeping...

Los Angeles Kings Finally Score Goals but Fall 5-3 to the Chicago Blackhawks
February 4th, 2014 at 12:21 AM
It was the Western Conference Finals of 2013 all over again as the Los Angeles Kings and defending Stanley Cup Champions the Chicago Blackhawks played a tough game, but with a few lucky chances the Blackhawks won 5-3 at STAPLES Center on Monday. It was the best offensive team in the...

The Los Angeles Kings Get Shut Out by the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0
February 1st, 2014 at 4:04 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were shut out for the sixth time this season, this time by the Philadelphia Flyers falling 2-0 on Saturday at STAPLES Center. It seems as though all former Kings keep coming back to just score on the Kings. Wayne Simmonds of the Flyers (former King) got the first...

The Los Angeles Kings Fall 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins
January 30th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were unable to get past the Pittsburgh Penguins falling 4-1 on Thursday at STAPLES Center. The offense of the Kings continued to struggle, as they were unable to score more than one goal, despite outshooting them 31-22. They only took advantage of one man advantage and they...

The Los Angeles Kings Get Shutout 3-0 by the Phoenix Coyotes
January 28th, 2014 at 9:50 PM
The Los Angeles Kings continued to fail on scoring chances and fell 3-0 to the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com arena on Tuesday. Jonathan Quick was phenomenal again and managed to deny the Coyotes on some key scoring chances early on. He made a total of 26 saves. However the Kings just couldn’t...

Los Angeles Kings End Their Losing Streak Gaining a 1-0 Victory Over the San Jose Sharks
January 28th, 2014 at 12:02 AM
The Los Angeles Kings failed to score a goal in Saturday’s big Stadium Series game, but ended their five-game losing streak on Monday beating the San Jose Sharks 1-0 on their home ice. Goaltender Jonathan Quick gained his 28th career shutout, making 23 noteworthy saves, one with a second remaining in...

History was Made in the First Ever Outdoor Hockey Game in Southern California at Dodger Stadium
January 26th, 2014 at 5:39 PM
There was a NHL size hockey rink in the center of Dodger Stadium, as in true Hollywood fashion the rock stars of Southern California hockey, the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks, made their way to the rink through a sea of palm trees, as the USC Trojan marching band...

The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks Give a Great Preview to the Stadium Series Game Between the Two Southern California Rivals
January 23rd, 2014 at 10:30 PM
The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks put on quite the preview show Thursday before the big Stadium Series game Saturday between the two Southern California Rivals. The Kings ended up falling 2-1 to the Anaheim Ducks, but the game was one to set the tone for Saturday. The game was full...

Los Angeles Kings Fell 5-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets
January 21st, 2014 at 10:22 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were outplayed in every aspect as they fell 5-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena. Even though the Kings stepped onto the ice with great puck movement, the Blue Jackets were just one step ahead of the Kings tonight, both defensively and...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 3-2 to the Boston Bruins
January 20th, 2014 at 7:53 PM
The Los Angeles Kings fell yet again on their road trip 3-2 against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden Monday afternoon. The last time these two teams met the Kings had no problem beating them as they attacked them offensively with a 4-2 win on home ice, but Monday they fought...

Bizarre Goal Lead to a Shootout Where the Los Angeles Kings Fell 3-2 to the Detroit Red Wings
January 19th, 2014 at 1:37 AM
The Los Angeles Kings played a game that should have gotten them the two points, but a bizarre goal led them to fall 3-2 in a shootout against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** The Kings battled throughout the whole game gaining two power play goal (which...

Bad Blood Fumed as the Los Angeles Kings Sent Their Pacific Division Rivals the Vancouver Canucks Packing 1-0
January 13th, 2014 at 10:59 PM
“We Don’t like them very much,” Jordan Nolan of the Los Angeles Kings said after they won 1-0 on home ice Monday against the Vancouver Canucks. It was Dodger Pride Night so the ceremonial puck was dropped by Dodgers, Brian Wilson and Jerry Hairston Jr. The pot was boiling at the...

Los Angeles Kings Pour on Shots but Fall 3-1 to the Detroit Red Wings Who Scored Goals in Salute
January 12th, 2014 at 12:20 AM
Even though the Detroit Red Wings roster had an abundance of injured players, the Los Angeles Kings were only able to get one goal through falling 3-1 on Saturday at STAPLES Center. Kings season ticket holder since 1972 Paul Smith who is 100 years-old dropped the ceremonial puck for tonight's...

Los Angeles Kings Gained Two Points from the East, Beating the Boston Bruins 4-2
January 9th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
The Los Angeles Kings had a three goal lead, but ended the game with a 4-2 victory against the Boston Bruins at STAPLES Center on Thursday. Before the game the Kings honored Head Coach Darryl Sutter as he smiled for his 1000th game which was January 7, and his team...

Los Angeles Kings Attack but are Unable to Tame the Minnesota Wild, Falling 2-1 in a Shootout
January 8th, 2014 at 1:31 AM
Despite outshooting the Minnesota Wild 40-17 the Los Angeles Kings fell in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Wild at STAPLES Center on Tuesday. Legendary Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS did the ceremonial puck drop at the start of the game. The Kings dominated and pounded away in the...

Jonathan Quick Returns, Darryl Sutter Coaches His 1000th Game, and the Los Angeles Kings Get a 3-1 Victory Over Their Pacific Division Rivals, the Vancouver Canucks
January 5th, 2014 at 3:50 PM
Los Angeles Kings starting goaltender Jonathan Quick made his return, helping the Kings out of their five-game losing streak, sending the Vancouver Canucks packing with a 3-1 victory at STAPLES Center on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** Coach Darryl Sutter coaching his 1000th game guided the Kings to bounce back from their season-high losing streak,...

The Los Angeles Kings Get 30 Shots but are Unable to Get Past the St. Louis Blues, Falling 5-0
January 2nd, 2014 at 9:54 PM
In the fourth and final game of the road-trip, the Los Angeles Kings fell 5-0 to the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center on Thursday, a game they probably want to put behind them and move forward. Yet again the penalty box stopped the Kings from the aggressive physical tone...

Los Angeles Kings Have Their Fourth Straight Loss, Falling 3-2 to the Dallas Stars
December 31st, 2013 at 9:26 PM
On New Years Eve the Los Angeles Kings did everything in their power to gain a win but it was too late as the Dallas Stars took home the two points, winning 3-2 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. This was the Kings season-high fourth straight loss and the final...

Los Angeles Kings Dominate the Game, but the Chicago Blackhawks Take Home the 1-0 Victory
December 30th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
The Los Angeles Kings played a strong physical game but it wasn’t enough to get past the Chicago Blackhawks who had speed and puck control, taking home the 1-0 victory. Kings goaltender Martin Jones gave another phenomenal performance, saving 29 shots. In his young career Jones has a .955 Save percentage,...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 3-2 in Last Game of the Series Against the Nashville Predators
December 28th, 2013 at 8:19 PM
Los Angeles Kings had a heart-breaking loss, 3-2, against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Center on Saturday. The series ended between the two teams, Predators winning two, Kings one. Predators had five power play opportunities only scoring on one as the Kings defense was on point again. One of the Kings...