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Los Angeles Kings Lose in Final Game Before All-Star Break
January 27th, 2016 at 11:55 PM
The Los Angeles Kings fell 4-3 to the Colorado Avalanche Wednesday night at the STAPLES Center. The Kings (30-16-3), outshot the Avalanche 38-19, and lost for the fourth time this season when leading after two periods (18-4-0). “It was a good effort. They scored one more goal. We outshot them 40-20 and...

Los Angeles Kings Win 3-2 in Overtime Against San Jose Sharks
January 25th, 2016 at 10:25 AM
Marian Gaborik scored on a breakaway at 4:06 in overtime, to help the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Sunday. Gaborik took a pass from Tyler Toffoli and beat Sharks goaltender Martin Jones with a shot from the left circle to...

Los Angeles Kings Lose 3-2 to Arizona Coyotes
January 23rd, 2016 at 11:02 PM
The Los Angeles Kings fell 3-2 to the Arizona Coyotes Saturday night at Gila River Arena. The loss was the Kings second in a row. Shane Doan had a goal and an assist, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored for the Coyotes (23-19-5), who ended a four-game losing streak (0-3-1). Nick Shore and Dustin Brown...

Los Angeles Kings Dethroned 3-0 by Minnesota Wild
January 21st, 2016 at 11:28 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were shutout 3-0 by the Minnesota Wild, Thursday night at STAPLES Center. The Kings (29-14-3) lost for the third time in regulation (9-3-1) since the Christmas break and were shut out for the second time in 43 games. Jonathan Quick made 25 saves in the loss, on his...

Los Angeles Kings Defeat Dallas Stars 3-2
January 20th, 2016 at 12:49 AM
The Los Angeles Kings managed to overcome a slow start, and forward Milan Lucic scored the go-ahead goal 6:17 into the third period to give the Kings a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars at STAPLES Center on Tuesday night. Lucic's goal was his team-leading fifth game-winning goal of the...

Los Angeles Kings Defeat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2
January 17th, 2016 at 10:38 PM
The Los Angeles Kings had a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Sunday night. Anze Kopitar, who signed a eight year contract extension with the Kings on Saturday, now has 20 points in his past 15 games and goals in three of the past four. Kings coach Darryl...

Los Angeles Kings were Defeated 5-3 by the Ottawa Senators
January 17th, 2016 at 2:11 AM
The Los Angeles Kings fell 5-3 to the Ottawa Senators, Saturday afternoon at the STAPLES Center. The Kings were leading 3-1 up until eight minutes into the third period. The Senators scored four goals in the third period to skate off with two points. “We were lucky to ever have the lead...

Los Angeles Kings Beat Detroit Red Wings 4-2
January 11th, 2016 at 11:09 PM
The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 at the STAPLES Center on Monday night. The Kings took advantage of two out of three power play opportunities to skate off with two points. “I mean, it’s hockey, things like that are going to happen,” Alec Martinez stated about the teams...

Los Angeles Kings Fell 2-1 in a Shootout Against St. Louis Blues
January 10th, 2016 at 1:47 AM
The Los Angeles Kings fell 2-1 in a shootout to the St. Louis Blues Saturday night at the STAPLES Center. “I thought the effort was there, but we need more goals to win at home,” Anze Kopitar said postgame. “Our penalty kill tonight was up to par. We just need to...

Los Angeles Kings End Winning Streak
January 5th, 2016 at 4:11 AM
Colorado Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla became the 19th player in NHL history to score 600 goals at 13:02 of the third period Monday night at Pepsi Center, helping the Avalanche defeat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1, ending their five-game winning streak at Pepsi Center. Iginla scored No. 600 when his attempted...

Los Angeles Kings Extend Winning Streak to Five, Remain No. 1 in Pacific Division
January 2nd, 2016 at 10:44 PM
Drew Doughty and Dwight King scored, and Jonathan Quick made 29 saves to help the Los Angeles Kings defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 at STAPLES Center on Saturday afternoon, extending their winning streak to five games. Quick had 1.40 goals-against average and .954 save percentage during the five-game winning streak. "I've said...

Los Angeles Kings End 2015 with Record Making Victory
December 31st, 2015 at 10:02 PM
The Los Angeles Kings ended 2015, with a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome arena, Thursday night. The Kings will enter 2016 leading the Pacific Division with 50 points. Milan Lucic, Marian Gaborik, Andy Andreoff and Tanner Pearson scored a goal each, and Jonathan Quick made 23 saves...

Los Angeles Kings Continue to Rule the Pacific Division
December 30th, 2015 at 1:20 AM
As the Edmonton Oilers play their final season at Rexall Place and the National Hockey League reflects on historical moments that occurred in the famous arena, the Los Angeles Kings had a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night over the Oilers they won’t forget. The Kings had contributions through the lineup to...

Los Angeles Kings Shutout Vancouver Canucks 5-0
December 28th, 2015 at 10:39 PM
Anze Kopitar tallied four assists, Tyler Toffoli recorded his second career hat trick, and Jonathan Quick made 27 saves recording his third shutout this season and 40th career shutout, to help the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Monday night. "I think...

Los Angeles Kings Win 4-3 in Overtime
December 26th, 2015 at 11:49 PM
The Los Angeles Kings had a 4-3 overtime victory over the Arizona Coyotes, at Gila River Arena on Saturday. The game had 16 penalties, 13 power-play chances and five power-play goals – three for the Coyotes and two for the Kings. The Kings scored three times in the first 6:23 of the...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 5-3 to San Jose Sharks
December 22nd, 2015 at 10:45 PM
The Los Angeles Kings blew an early lead, falling 5-3 to their division rivals, the San Jose Sharks at the STAPLES Center Tuesday night. The Sharks moved within six points of the first-place Kings in the Pacific Division in the final game before the Christmas break. The night started off with the...

Los Angeles Kings Get Shutout 5-0 by Toronto Maple Leafs
December 19th, 2015 at 7:19 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were shutout 5-0 by the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre on Saturday, two nights after they shutout the Montreal Canadiens 3-0. The Kings finished 3-2-1 on their six-game road trip. Jhonas Enroth was in net for the Kings making 29 saves, and former King Jonathan Bernier...

Los Angeles Kings Shutout Montreal Canadiens
December 18th, 2015 at 12:15 AM
The Los Angeles Kings' Jonathan Quick made 45 saves to earn his first career shutout against the Montreal Canadiens and help his team to a 3-0 victory at Bell Centre on Thursday. The Kings were on a two-game losing streak and used their days off to bond at Mont Tremblant Ski...

Los Angeles Kings Point Streak Ends
December 14th, 2015 at 11:57 PM
The Los Angeles Kings fell 5-3 to the Ottawa Senators Monday night at Canadian Tire Centre. The regulation loss ended the Kings' nine game streak with at least a point (7-0-2). "Four out of the five goals, if not all of them, came from our mistakes, and you just can't do that,"...

Buffalo Sabres Break the Kings’ Winning Streak
December 12th, 2015 at 11:32 PM
The Los Angeles Kings' six game winning streak ended when they fell 2-1 to the Buffalo Sabres in overtime, on Saturday at First Niagara Center. Ryan O’Reilly scored his 100th NHL goal in overtime to help the Sabres skate off with two points. Marian Gaborik scored for the Kings at 4:47...