Los Angeles Kings

The Kings' Anze Kopitar, center, celebrates scoring the tie-breaking goal with Justin Williams, left, and Alec Martinez on Thursday in Uniondale, N.Y. The 3-2 victory moved the Kings back into a playoff spot with eight games to go. (credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

No Defense: 4 Stanley Cup Teams That Missed Next Year’s Playoffs

With a 3-2 victory in Uniondale, N.Y., on Thursday night, the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on a five-game road trip and moved back into playoff position with eight games to play. By […]

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Nick Shore of the Kings, front, is shadowed by the Islanders' Nick Leddy and watched by goaltender Jaroslav Halak during the first period of Los Angeles' 3-2 win in Uniondale, N.Y. on Thursday. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kopitar’s Tie-Breaker Lifts Kings Past Islanders, 3-2

Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.

03/26/2015

Los Angeles Kings v St Louis Blues - Game One

Kopitar Has Big Game As Kings Beat Devils, 3-1, To Start 5-Game Trip

Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils, 3-1, on Monday night at the start of a five-game trip.

03/23/2015

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Kings Recall Veteran Mike Richards From Manchester

The Los Angeles Kings recalled Mike Richards from their AHL affiliate on Sunday, two months after the $69 million center’s high-profile demotion.

03/22/2015

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Canucks Rally In 3rd To Top Kings, 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks found a way to beat the Los Angeles Kings for the first time this season. Their timing couldn’t have been better, with critical standings points up for grabs. Radim Vrbata set […]

03/21/2015

Anaheim's Ryan Kesler scored the game-winner in OT on Wednesday as the Ducks defeated the Kings 3-2. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kesler’s OT Goal Sends Ducks Past Kings, 3-2

Ryan Kesler scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night in the final Freeway Faceoff meeting of the regular season.

03/18/2015

Nick Shore #37 of the Los Angeles Kings fights for the puck with goalie Mike Smith #41, Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23, and Michael Stone #26 of the Arizona Coyotes at Staples Center on March 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kings Regain Playoff Position With 1-0 Shutout Of Coyotes

Andy Andreoff scored his first NHL goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick earned his sixth shutout of the season, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a vital 1-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.

03/16/2015

Jeff Carter of the Kings skates with the puck ahead of Nashville's Shea Weber during the Predators' 2-1 win at Staples Center on Saturday night. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Own Goal Dooms Kings In 2-1 Loss To Predators

Viktor Stalberg got credit for the tiebreaking goal when Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin deflected the puck into his own net, and the Nashville Predators slowed their March skid with a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday night.

03/14/2015

Jonathan Quick

Kings’ Quick Stops 19 Shots In Shutout Of Canucks

Jonathan Quick made 19 saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Thursday night.

03/12/2015

Jan Hejda #8 and Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche crash into the goal as they defend an empty net against Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

McNabb, Quick Lift Kings To 5-2 Win Over Avalanche

Brayden McNabb had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Quick stopped 21 shots and the Los Angeles Kings beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night to end the Avalanche’s three-game win streak.

03/10/2015

Pittsburgh Penguins v Los Angeles Kings

Hornqvist Scores OT Winner In Penguins’ 1-0 Win Over Kings

To beat the defending Stanley Cup champions in their building, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew they needed to buckle down defensively, weather a big shots disparity and play for a game-changing goal.

03/07/2015

Pittsburgh Penguins v Los Angeles Kings

Luc Robitaille Immortalized In Bronze At Staples Center

Luc Robitaille is the latest Los Angeles sports great to be immortalized in bronze in front of Staples Center.

03/07/2015

Montreal's Brandon Prust, right, reacts as the Kings celebrate a first-period goal during Los Angeles' 4-3 shootout victory at Staples Center on Thursday night. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Gaborik Scores Twice In Regulation, Adds Shootout Goal As Kings Defeat Habs, 4-3

Marian Gaborik’s second power-play goal tied it with 45 seconds left in regulation, and he scored again in the shootout as the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

03/05/2015

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Kopitar, Lewis Lead Kings Past Oilers, 5-2, To Break Skid

Anze Kopitar and Trevor Lewis each had a goal and two assists as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.

03/03/2015

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on February 18, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Kings defeated the Avlanche 4-1. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ladd Lifts Jets To 5-2 Win Over Kings

Andrew Ladd scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets boosted their playoff hopes in 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.

03/01/2015

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