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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 Reflect on Jarret Stoll
January 22nd, 2016 at 1:58 AM
Minnesota Wild center Jarret Stoll was part of the Los Angeles Kings leadership core. “We lost three or four guys, character guys,” said head coach Darryl Sutter earlier this week to ESPN.com. “Mike Richards and Jarret Stoll, no matter what happened with them outside, they were strong guys. Robyn Regehr. Justin...

Milan Lucic Wants Nothing More than to Be a Los Angeles King
January 22nd, 2016 at 12:19 AM
Vancouver native, Milan Lucic told TSN 1410 Radio in Vancouver this summer, before playing for the Los Angeles Kings that he always wanted to play for the Vancouver Canucks. "It's obviously something that's been a dream of mine since I've been a kid, is to play in your hometown and play...

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 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...

Anze Kopitar Contract Now in Final Changes
January 13th, 2016 at 7:39 PM
Los Angeles King forward, Anze Kopitar is in the final stages of completing an eight-year, $80 million contract with the team, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported Wednesday. “I don’t know where the finish line is,” Kopitar said to lakingsinsider.com after practice on Wednesday. “We’ll see how quick we move, but things are...

Dwight King Lost a Few Teeth and a Couple were Pushed Back
January 13th, 2016 at 6:55 PM
Los Angeles Kings forward Dwight King, can’t catch a break. The 26-year old, suffered a broken foot in the final preseason game in September, and spent most of this season recovering. Since returning to the lineup, King has recorded four points in seven games, with 21 penalty minutes and one game winning...

No Final Word Yet on Anze Kopitar’s Contract
January 12th, 2016 at 6:41 PM
Mike Futa, the Los Angeles Kings vice president of hockey operations, said that negotiations on Anze Kopitar’s new contract were “too close to not get it done,” but warned that “sometimes, negotiations take a little longer than you like,” on Nov. 2, 2015. Kopitar, 28, who is one of the best...

Drew Doughty and Milan Lucic Speak of Kings Success
January 7th, 2016 at 8:15 AM
Last year when the Los Angeles King struggled and didn’t' make the playoffs, forward Milan Lucic was still with the Boston Bruins, however he fully understands what the Kings went through. Two years after reaching the Stanley Cup Final, the Bruins also didn’t make the playoffs last year. "I can relate, too,...

Alec Martinez Steps up as a Leader for the Los Angeles Kings
January 6th, 2016 at 4:25 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have been known for their defense and now four players on the blue line average at least 20 minutes per game. One of them is Alec Martinez. Martinez, 28, is the eldest blue liner, and his defense partner, Jake Muzzin, is the second eldest at the age...

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...

Jonathan Quick, NHL’s First Star of the Week
January 4th, 2016 at 11:07 AM
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, Arizona Coyotes right wing Shane Doan and Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 3. Quick, was named the first star; per the NHL: Quick went 4-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average, .968 save percentage and...

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...

Jeff Carter and Drew Doughty Fill Leadership Roles
December 31st, 2015 at 1:14 AM
After winning two Stanley Cups, 2012 and 2014, with a core group of players, it was no lie that the Los Angeles Kings had players who had a specific role on the team and filled it perfectly, on and off the ice. Over the last summer, the Kings lost key vocal...

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 Return Home Tonight
December 22nd, 2015 at 2:46 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held a morning skate at the Toyota Sports Center in preparation for tonight’s game against the San Jose Sharks at the STAPLES Center. Dwight King practiced with the team for the second consecutive day but remains on Injured Reserve. "I'm finally coming to the end, which is...

Dwight King Joins His Team During Practice
December 21st, 2015 at 10:01 PM
For the first time in over two weeks, the Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. Line rushes were as follows: White: Lucic-Kopitar-Gaborik Blue: Pearson-Carter-Toffoli Red: Lewis-Shore-Brown Green: Mersch-Andreoff-Nolan Yellow: King-Weal Dwight King skated with the Kings on Monday, taking part in his first full-team practice since suffering a broken foot...

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...