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Los Angeles Kings Record Season High Seven Straight Wins
March 10th, 2014 at 1:09 AM
Since returning from the Olympic break the Los Angeles Kings are the hottest team in the NHL winning six straight, and as they conquered Ben Scrivens and the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Sunday at Rexall Place they recorded a season high seven straight wins. The Oilers played a tough game and...

Los Angeles Kings Gain a 3-1 Victory Over the Winnipeg Jets
March 6th, 2014 at 11:33 PM
With Marian Gaborik making his debut as a Los Angeles King, the team was seamlessly in sync and gained a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Thursday. Although Gaborik didn’t score any goals he recorded three shots in 20 shifts. The Kings dominated in shots 41-18, took advantage of one out of...

Marian Gaborik to the Los Angeles Kings
March 5th, 2014 at 11:35 PM
Marian Gaborik, who has four 30-goal seasons and three 40-goal seasons, has been traded to the Los Angeles Kings, at a time where the Kings need their offense to improve most, as they average roughly two goals per game. Gaborik, 32, was traded by the Columbus Blue Jackets for Kings forward...

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 Wayne Gretzky Trade to the Los Angeles Kings 25 Years Later
August 9th, 2013 at 12:26 PM
On August 9, 1988 the trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings made headlines internationally, as one city mourned the loss of an icon and another was celebrating and ready to jump-start their franchise. But the true legacy of the trade is still being...

Los Angeles Kings Acquire Left Wing Dan Carcillo from Chicago Blackhawks
July 16th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
The Los Angeles Kings acquired left wing Dan Carcillo from the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2015. The draft pick could become a fifth-round selection if Carcillo appears in 40 or more games with the Kings in 2013-14. One of the Kings' main goals...

Los Angeles Kings 2013 NHL Draft Selections
June 30th, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Nearly three hours after the Colorado Avalanche made center Nathan MacKinnon the first overall pick in Sunday's 2013 NHL Draft, general manager Dean Lombardi and the Los Angeles Kings finally got their turn. It actually came slightly sooner than expected after Lombardi packaged the 57th, 88th, and 96th picks to...

Newest Kings’ Ben Scrivens and Matt Frattin Arrive to Los Angeles
June 26th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ben Scrivens and Matt Frattin arrived to Los Angeles late Sunday night and spent the day in the Los Angeles Kings' practice arena on Monday. Scrivens and Frattin went through routine medical testing and met some of the Kings staff in El Segundo, CA. They also addressed the media as part...

Los Angeles Kings Ship Jonathan Bernier to Toronto Maple Leafs
June 23rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Kings have traded backup goaltender Jonathan Bernier to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a second-round draft pick, general manager Dean Lombardi announced Sunday. Bernier, a former first-round pick in 2006 (11th overall), spent the majority of his time in...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Veteran Robyn Regehr to Two-Year Contract Extension
May 30th, 2013 at 3:54 PM
Defenseman Robyn Regehr, who was set to become an unrestricted free-agent this summer, has signed a two-year contract extension to remain with the Los Angeles Kings. Regehr was acquired from the Buffalo Sabres just prior to the trade deadline in exchange for the Kings' 2014 and 2015 second-round draft picks. The 6'3",...

Los Angeles Kings Top Scorers Missing in First Round
May 6th, 2013 at 2:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Kings will take any offensive production they can get at this moment, but the responsibility of scoring falls squarely on the shoulders of the team's top forwards. The Kings have managed just three goals through three games in their best-of-seven series with the St. Louis Blues, and...

St. Louis Blues Take Game 1 on Alexander Steen’s Overtime Winner
April 30th, 2013 at 9:07 PM
The Los Angeles Kings never trailed a series throughout the entire postseason a year ago on their way to winning the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup. If the defending champs want to advance past the first round this spring, they're going to have to do it in comeback fashion. The Kings dropped...

Minnesota Wild Score Twice in 16-Second Span to Beat Los Angeles Kings 2-1
April 23rd, 2013 at 11:44 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are in the midst of a race to clinch the No. 4 playoff seed in the West and home-ice advantage along with it, but failed to help their cause in losing 2-1 to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. The Wild (25-18-3, 53 points) scored two goals in...

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Drew Doughty Evolving into Defensive Leader
April 15th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was essentially forced to reconfigure his game early in the season, taking on a larger role as a leader on the blue line. In the absence of injured defensemen Matt Greene and Willie Mitchell, Doughty took on a different identity early in the season, playing...

Los Angeles Kings Trade Defenseman Davis Drewiske to Montreal Canadiens
April 2nd, 2013 at 4:11 PM
Most of the Los Angeles Kings' front office moves this season have centered around the blue line, as the team has dealt with long-term injuries to some of its more veteran players on defense. The Kings made another move involving a defenseman on Tuesday, this time subtracting a player from...

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Willie Mitchell Out for Remainder of Season
April 2nd, 2013 at 3:20 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell has been dealing with a lingering knee injury since initially undergoing surgery on it during the offseason. The uncertainty looming around his return became a little more clear on Tuesday, when ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun reported that Mitchell will miss the remainder of the lockout-shortened...

Los Angeles Kings Acquire Defenseman Robyn Regehr from Buffalo Sabres
April 1st, 2013 at 11:56 PM
The Los Angeles Kings traded two future second-round draft picks to the Buffalo Sabres on Monday in exchange for defenseman Robyn Regehr. The move addresses the Kings' need for a physical player on the back end while defensemen Matt Greene and Willie Mitchell remain out of the lineup with various injuries....

Jarome Iginla Lists Los Angeles Kings as Possible Trade Destination
March 24th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Calgary Flames Captain Jarome Iginla will likely have plenty of suitors leading up to the April 3rd NHL trade deadline, but he seems to only care for four. With his career much closer to the end than the beginning, and the Flames dwelling at the bottom of the Western Conference standings,...

Los Angeles Kings Trade Simon Gagne to Philadelphia Flyers for Conditional Draft Pick
February 26th, 2013 at 3:58 PM
The Los Angeles Kings traded forward Simon Gagne to the Philadelphia Flyers, back to where the 32-year-old veteran spent the first 10 seasons of his NHL career. The Kings will receive a conditional draft pick in return, which will become a third-round pick if the Flyers make the postseason, or...

Los Angeles Kings Acquire Defenseman Keaton Ellerby from Florida Panthers
February 8th, 2013 at 8:50 PM
***PHOTO1***An incredibly stingy defense was one of the primary strengths of the Los Angeles Kings last season, leading the franchise to its first ever Stanley Cup title. But with injuries to key members on the blue line this season, the team has struggled to find consistency in its own zone. The...