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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...

San Jose Sharks General Manager Expresses Dismay for Dustin Brown’s Collision with Forward Tomas Hertl
December 25th, 2013 at 12:41 AM
Los Angeles Kings Captain Dustin Brown attempted to avoid a collision at the last moment before his rear leg made contact with the right knee of San Jose Sharks 20-year-old forward Tomas Hertl on December 19 at STAPLES Center. ***VIDEO1*** At the time no injury was announced but Brown got a game...

Los Angeles Kings Dominate One of Their California Rivals, the San Jose Sharks, with a 4-1 Victory
December 19th, 2013 at 11:17 PM
Was it a goal or wasn’t it was the theme of the night as yet another unbelievable performance by goaltender Martin Jones, helped the Los Angeles Kings send the San Jose Sharks packing with a 4-1 victory, Thursday, at STAPLES Center. ***VIDEO1*** Jones is now 7-0-0 in his first seven NHL starts...

Los Angeles Kings Hold Off the St. Louis Blues from a Comeback in the Third Period, Sending Them Packing 3-2
December 2nd, 2013 at 11:19 PM
The Los Angeles Kings barely hold off the St. Louis Blues in the third period, to win 3-2 on Monday. Goaltender Ben Scrivens made 25 saves, Tyler Toffoli got two goals and Jarret Stoll one. The Blues have not won a game at STAPLES Center since March 17, 2011. ***VIDEO1*** The Kings...

The Los Angeles Kings Extend Their Point Streak to 11 Games, but Fall to the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in a Shootout
November 27th, 2013 at 11:57 PM
The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks goaltenders, Ben Scrivens and Antti Niemi each made 40 saves, as both teams battled hard, but the Sharks took their 10th straight home-ice victory against the Kings, winning 3-2 in a shootout at SAP Center on Wednesday. Scrivens was outstanding yet again, making...

Los Angeles Kings Push Past the San Jose Sharks Winning 4-3 in Overtime
October 30th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
Anze Kopitar gets an overtime goal and the Los Angeles Kings send the San Jose Sharks home with a 4-3 win on Wednesday at STAPLES Center. ***VIDEO1*** It was said the Kings would be tired to play against the “fast-skating” Sharks, but the Kings played hard to beat their Southern California rivals. During...

Los Angeles Kings Willie Mitchell, Jarret Stoll, Dustin Brown, and Justin Williams Say They are Ready Despite Their Last Seasons Injuries
September 12th, 2013 at 12:31 AM
The Los Angeles Kings players were scheduled to report for physicals on Wednesday at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, and are scheduled to take the ice on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who missed all of last season because of a knee injury, needed a second procedure to correct...

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 to Hire Former Defenseman Rob Blake as New Assistant General Manager
July 17th, 2013 at 3:32 PM
John Hoven of Mayor's Manor is reporting the Los Angeles Kings will hire former defenseman Rob Blake as the team's new assistant general manager. An official announcement is expected to come later this week. The position opened up on Monday when Ron Hextall left the Kings' front office to become the...

Los Angeles Kings Center Jarret Stoll Hospitalized After Suffering Seizure
July 3rd, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll suffered a seizure at his Hermosa Beach residence Wednesday morning and was rushed to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrence, reports the Los Angeles Times. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi said that Stoll underwent a series of tests and is expected to be released...

Los Angeles Kings Battered and Bruised as Title Defense Comes to an End
June 11th, 2013 at 11:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Stanley Cup Playoffs may be the most grueling of postseasons amongst this country's major sports. The physical grind of hockey eventually takes its toll on teams and their players, and the club that's left standing in the end has usually avoided major injuries during their playoff run. The Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Kings-Chicago Blackhawks, 2013 Western Conference Final Schedule
May 30th, 2013 at 4:43 PM
The Los Angeles Kings advanced to the Western Conference Final with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 on Tuesday. The defending Stanley Cup champs will be vying for a second straight Clarence Campbell Bowl, as they clash with the Presidents' Trophy-winning Chicago Blackhawks in the...

Los Angeles Kings Advance to Western Conference Finals with Game 7 Win Over San Jose Sharks
May 29th, 2013 at 2:45 AM
In the biggest of games, on the grandest of stages, two particular players stood tall for the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Reigning Conn Smythe winner Jonathan Quick stopped 25 shots, including several spectacular saves, and Justin Williams scored twice in the second period as the defending...

Home is Where Los Angeles Kings Want to Be for Game Seven Against San Jose Sharks
May 27th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Kings will play the seventh game of their Western Conference semifinal series with the San Jose Sharks on home ice Tuesday evening. It will be the first-ever Game Seven at Staples Center, and the first in Los Angeles since the Kings defeated the Edmonton Oilers in the first...

San Jose Sharks Hold Serve to Force Game Seven in Los Angeles
May 26th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
The San Jose Sharks defended their home ice on Sunday, beating the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings 2-1 to force a do-or-die Game Seven. Joe Thornton scored an early power-play goal, and TJ Galiardi added another at even strength in the second, as the Sharks remained undefeated in five...

Matt Greene’s Return Gives Los Angeles Kings Balance on Defense
May 25th, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Defenseman Matt Greene's return to the lineup mid-series against the San Jose Sharks brings added physicality and leadership to the Los Angeles Kings' defense corps. Greene missed all but five games during the regular season after undergoing back surgery. He returned in late April, only to suffer another injury that would...

Los Angeles Kings Roll to 3-2 Series Lead Behind Jonathan Quick’s Seventh Career Playoff Shutout
May 23rd, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner Jonathan Quick continues to make a name for himself as a playoff performer. The 27-year-old goaltender recorded his seventh career postseason shutout in a 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night. Anze Kopitar scored the game-winning goal, and Slava...

Los Angeles Kings Return Home for Game 5 Against San Jose Sharks
May 23rd, 2013 at 2:57 PM
The Los Angeles Kings enter a pivotal Game 5 against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday in a dangerous position. After losing two consecutive games up north, they'll return to play Game 5 in front of the home crowd at Staples Center, where they haven't lost in the playoffs and...

San Jose Sharks Even Series with 2-1 Win Over Los Angeles Kings
May 21st, 2013 at 11:19 PM
The San Jose Sharks remained undefeated on home ice in the playoffs with a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Tuesday night. Brent Burns scored his second of the postseason and Logan Couture added a power-play goal, as the Sharks evened...

Forward Kyle Clifford Expected Back for Game 4 Against San Jose Sharks
May 20th, 2013 at 11:10 PM
After a Game 4 loss to the San Jose Sharks, the Los Angeles Kings returned to practice in El Segundo, before heading back to Northern California for Tuesday's Game 4. Forward Kyle Clifford, who has missed four straight games with an upper-body injury, not only participated, but skated on a...