STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point before beating German qualifier Dustin Brown 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (2) Friday to reach the semifinals of the...
Brown beats top-seeded Zverev at Stuttgart Open
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — German qualifier Dustin Brown upset top-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Milos Raonic hit 31 aces to beat Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the first round of the Stuttgart Open on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings and Vegas Golden Knights both accomplished their goals during their regular-season finale on Saturday night.
Vegas faces Los Angeles for division showdown
Vegas Golden Knights (43-31-7, third in the Pacific Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (30-42-9, eighth in the Pacific Division)
Calgary Flames (49-23-7, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (29-40-9, eighth in the Pacific Division)
Kane and the Blackhawks visit the Kings
Chicago Blackhawks (34-33-10, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (28-40-9, eighth in the Pacific Division)
Kings score 3 in third period, trip up Sharks 4-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Ferrell spent the second period of the Kings' game against the San Jose Sharks as part of the local television broadcast in his "Anchorman" character, Ron Burgundy. The...
LA Kings score early, hold off Ducks 3-2 in rivalry game
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Los Angeles is below the 14th-place Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference standings, the last-place Kings have emerged on top of their closest rivals in both of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Desjardins couldn't muster up a smile, but the relief among the Los Angeles Kings was visible from their head coach on down after avoiding tying the longest losing streak...
Hamilton scores twice, Hurricanes rout Kings 6-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes closed out their February schedule by bolstering their playoff chances.
Dougie Hamilton had two goals and an assist and Teuvo Teravainen added a...
Kings edge Stars 2-1 to climb out of NHL basement
DALLAS (AP) — It took Jack Campbell nearly nine years to make his first start in Dallas. Turns out, the wait was well worth it for the Los Angeles Kings' goalie.
Campbell beat the team that drafted him and Dustin Brown scored a rare power-play goal for the Kings, who moved out of the NHL basement by holding off the Stars 2-1 on Thursday night.
Dallas took Campbell with the 11th pick of the 2010 draft.
Brown’s overtime goal lifts Kings past Avalanche 3-2
DENVER (AP) — Dustin Brown got the jump on a Colorado line change ahead of his game-winning shot.
Brown scored on a breakaway 56 seconds into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings withstood a late comeback attempt by Colorado and beat the Avalanche 3-2 on Monday night.
"The puck got kicked into our zone," Brown said. "They were trying to get a change. I was coming out of the blue-line door — so that's 30 or 40 feet for them to change, and I got in behind them."
Last-place Kings get 4th straight win by beating Coyotes 2-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The lucky bounces necessary to overcome poor performances have been hard to come by for the Los Angeles Kings this season, but they got some much-needed breaks against the Arizona Coyotes.
Dustin Brown scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Kings beat the Coyotes 2-1 on Thursday night.
Jake Muzzin also scored for the last-place Kings, who have won a season-high four consecutive games. Jonathan Quick made 26 saves.
Brown’s goal in OT gives Kings 2-1 win over Canucks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Dustin Brown and the Los Angeles Kings gave coach Willie Desjardins a victory in his return to Vancouver.
Brown scored 53 seconds into overtime to lift the Kings over the Canucks 2-1 on Tuesday night. Alex Iafallo scored for Los Angeles in regulation, and Calvin Petersen made 32 saves.
Brown’s hat trick helps Kings down Oilers 5-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big games from Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar have been infrequent for the Los Angeles Kings this season. On Sunday, the franchise's cornerstone players delivered against the Edmonton Oilers.
Dustin Brown recorded a hat trick, Anze Kopitar scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and had two assists and the Kings defeated the Oilers 5-2.
Kings rout rival Ducks 4-1 in coach Willie Desjardins’ debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Desjardins was uncertain how much impact he really had on the Los Angeles Kings in his first game behind their bench. The interim coach didn't alter the lineup from their last game under John Stevens, and he hasn't yet implemented any major strategic changes.
Whatever or whoever was behind it, the Kings showed more than enough spark to rout their closest rivals.
Carter, Campbell lead Kings past Blue Jackets 4-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings accomplished something they haven't done much during the first month of the season — play a complete game.
The Kings got just their second win in the last nine games as they defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Saturday night.
"Like the way we came out and played," Los Angeles coach John Stevens said. "We played faster with the puck. We also checked faster and had support of the puck when we regained possession."
Kings won’t start Jonathan Quick, activate Dustin Brown
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick will not play against the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Quick is day to day because of a lower-body injury, general manager Rob Blake said in a statement.
The injury is not believed to be related to a lower-body injury Quick sustained in practice on Oct. 6, which caused him to miss five games.
Jack Campbell will start against the Rangers on Sunday. Campbell has a 2-4-0 record with a 2.57 goals-against average and .917 save percentage.
LA Kings’ Dustin Brown out indefinitely with broken finger
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown is out indefinitely with a broken finger.
The Kings announced the extent of the 33-year-old Brown's first significant injury Sunday.
Brown was hurt during Los Angeles' preseason finale against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. He left the game in the second period shortly after getting his with a shot by teammate Anze Kopitar during a power play.
Kings hope to get over 1st-round playoff hump with Kovalchuk
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings made one significant addition during the offseason, but the question is whether it was enough to help them advance past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2014.
While the top teams in the Pacific Division were busy, the Kings mostly stood pat. Their only major move was signing Ilya Kovalchuk, who returns to the NHL after five seasons playing in Russia.
Aging Kings look to contend in competitive Pacific
LOS ANGELES KINGS
LAST SEASON: 45-29-8, 98 points. Fourth place Pacific Division. Lost to Vegas Golden Knights in first round.
COACH: John Stevens (second season, sixth NHL season).
ADDED: LW Ilya Kovalchuk
LOST: D Christian Folin, D Kevin Gravel, RW Tobias Rieder, D Jordan Subban, G Scott Wedgewood
MUNICH (AP) — Fifth-seeded Fabio Fognini lost 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 to Italian compatriot Marco Cecchinato on a day of upsets at the Munich Open on Tuesday.
Cecchinato, who won his first title in Hungary on Sunday, saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his own to win the first-round match in under two hours.
Seventh-seeded Gael Monfils lost 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to Mirza Basic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and No. 8 Yuichi Sugita was ousted by German player Yannick Maden 4-6, 7-6 (9), 6-2.
LA Kings’ Dustin Brown, Trevor Lewis undergo surgery
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forwards Dustin Brown and Trevor Lewis have undergone offseason surgery.
The Kings announced the procedures Thursday.
Brown had surgery on his left shoulder, and Lewis had surgery on his right hand. Both two-time Stanley Cup winners are expected to recover well before the start of training camp.
The Tennis Channel, thanks to River Oaks Country Club’s largesse, is ramping up its presence at the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship this week with daily coverage — starting with Monday’s opening first-round match, Dustin Brown vs. Henri Laaksonen at 3 p.m. — and installing a fan-friendly “anchor desk” directly behind the stadium.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kings coach John Stevens told Dustin Brown last summer he could still be a 20-goal scorer in the NHL after failing to hit that threshold for five consecutive seasons.
In retrospect, Stevens might have undersold what Brown is still capable of achieving.
Brown scored his fourth goal of the game 23 seconds into overtime and the Kings moved into third place in the Pacific Division with a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Wild learns first-round foe before losing to Dustin Brown and the Kings in OT
Los Angeles Its been nearly three months since the Wild squared off against the Jets, the teams opponent in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs a matchup that was finalized when the Predators locked up the Central Division title, hemming the Jets into the second seed ahead of the third-place Wild.
And while the Jets are a unique challenge, one of only four teams in the NHL to eclipse 50 wins, it looked like the Wild received a refresher course on their style via the Kings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the season waiting for their role players to step up.
The contributions they had been seeking finally came, putting the Kings on the verge of making the playoffs.
Dustin Brown had a short-handed goal, and Torrey Mitchell and Kyle Clifford also scored to help Los Angeles move back into third place in the Pacific Division with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night.
TORONTO (AP) — William Nylander and Auston Matthews each had two goals and an assist as the playoff-bound Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Monday night.
Andreas Johnsson also scored as Maple Leafs extended a franchise record with their 48th win and matched the team mark for points (103) set in 2003-04. Backup goalie Curtis McElhinney stopped 32 shots to help Toronto win for the 15th time in the last 17 at home.
Carter’s second goal gives Kings 4-3 OT win over Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jeff Carter's return from ankle surgery has been a big boost for the playoff-hopeful Los Angeles Kings.
Carter scored his second goal of the game with 33.8 seconds left on the clock in overtime and Los Angeles recovered after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday night.
Kopitar and Kings hand Red Wings 8th straight loss, 4-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar broke a third-period tie with a fluke goal and the Los Angeles Kings beat Detroit 4-1 on Thursday night to hand the Red Wings their eighth consecutive defeat.
Los Angeles moved two points in front of idle Anaheim for third place in the Pacific Division. Paul LaDue, Tyler Toffoli and Dustin Brown also scored for the Kings, who are one point behind second-place San Jose.
Jonathan Quick made 20 saves as Los Angeles won for the sixth time in nine games.
Kuemper gets second straight shutout, Kings beat Coyotes 6-0
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings finally broke out of their scoring funk, though with the way backup goalie Darcy Kuemper has been playing, one goal was all they needed.
Kuemper made 27 saves for his second consecutive shutout, Jake Muzzin and Trevor Lewis scored on special teams, and the Kings beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-0 on Saturday night.
Kuemper, who has won three straight starts, hasn't allowed a goal in his last 170 minutes, 30 seconds of game action.
Kings’ Brown fined $10,000, Penguins’ docked Malkin $5,000
NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown has been fined $10,000 for cross-checking Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz.
The incident occurred at 6:36 of the third period of the Penguins' 3-1 win on Thursday night. Brown was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding.
Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin was fined $5,000 for spearing Brown at 6:57 of the first period.
Not only was Los Angeles Kings winger Dustin Brown not suspended Friday for a dangerous hit on Justin Schultz, but Evgeni Malkin's wallet took a hit, too.
The league's department of player safety announced that Brown was fined $10,000 for a hit from behind on Schultz in the third period of Thursday night's game between the Penguins and Kings. Malkin was fined $5,000 for spearing after delivering a low blow to Brown with his stick in the first period of the game.
Kings’ Dustin Brown faces suspension for violent hit on Penguins’ Justin Schultz
Los Angeles Kings winger Dustin Brown will have a hearing Friday to determine whether he will be suspended for a violent hit delivered to Justin Schultz the night before, the league's department of player safety announced.
Schultz was on his knees when Brown delivered a hit from behind, sending the Penguins defenseman's face into the boards early in the third period Thursday night.
Quick, Brown lead Kings to 5-0 win over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings took advantage of a five-minute power play and rolled to a big win against a Pacific Division opponent.
Marian Gaborik, Dustin Brown and Adrian Kemp scored during the lengthy man advantage, and Jonathan Quick made 32 saves for his third shutout of the season to lead the Kings to a 5-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Brown caps 1,000th game with OT goal, Kings edge Avs 2-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The team was dragging and maybe Dustin Brown was, too.
The Los Angeles Kings, fresh off an eight-game winning streak, had suddenly lost three of four. And midway through the third period Thursday night, they were in danger of being shut out for the first time this season.
But then Alec Martinez scored from the blue line and the Kings turned to Brown, playing his 1,000th NHL game. His goal 44 seconds into overtime gave Los Angeles a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
Quick, Kings stop Blackhawks 3-1 for 5th straight win
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Quick made 24 saves, Christian Folin scored the game's first goal midway through the third period and the Los Angeles Kings beat the slumping Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Sunday night for their fifth straight win.
Quick, Kings stop Blackhawks for fifth straight win
CHICAGO (AP) — There's nothing magical about the surging Los Angeles Kings' rise to the top of the Pacific Division. The formula of tight defense, sharp goaltending and timely scoring is working just fine.
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves, Christian Folin scored the game's first goal midway through the third period and the Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Sunday night for their fifth straight win.
Kopitar scores 2, Quick stops 23 shots, Kings beat Wings 4-1
DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Quick made some spectacular saves to keep the Los Angeles Kings within a goal and they took advantage of the opportunity to come back and win.
Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar scored 2:10 apart late in the second period to put the Kings ahead and they went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Quick made 23 saves, including some sprawling stops in the second period that kept the Kings within a goal.
Lewis scores winner in shootout as Kings down Ducks 2-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks landed punches early, before the Los Angeles Kings rallied late to deliver the winning blow.
Trevor Lewis scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Kings ended a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night.
Dustin Brown scored with 1:32 remaining in regulation as Los Angeles won for the second time in its last seven home games (2-5-0).
Shore scores OT winner, Kings beat Ducks 4-3 in thriller
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — One game into this annual rivalry series, the Freeway Faceoff is already rolling at top speed.
Nick Shore scored on a pass from Dustin Brown with 1:09 left on the clock in overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
McDavid scores quickly in OT, Oilers beat Islanders 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Connor McDavid scored 38 seconds into overtime to lead the Edmonton Oilers over the New York Islanders 2-1 on Tuesday night.
McDavid finished a flashy 2-on-1 by lifting a shot past Greiss for the winner after taking in a spinning backhand pass from Leon Draisaitl.
Draisaitl also scored for Edmonton, which has won two of three to improve to 5-8-1. Cam Talbot made 36 saves.
Thomas Greiss made 23 saves, and the Islanders got their goal from former Oiler Jordan Eberle.