Kings hurt Coyotes’ wild-card chances with 3-1 win
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — An impressive performance by Jack Campbell helped the lowly Los Angeles Kings push the Arizona Coyotes to the brink of elimination from the Western Conference playoff...
Los Angeles activates goalie Quick off injured reserve
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have activated goaltender Jonathan Quick off injured reserve.
Quick, who is the Kings' regular goalie, has missed the last 12 games due to a lower-body injury.
The 32-year-old Quick has played in only four games this season. He is 0-3-1 with a 4.55 goals-against average and .845 save percentage. Los Angeles opens a three-game road trip on Tuesday against Vancouver.
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.
Lewis returns to lead Kings past Capitals 3-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Lewis is not the glamor player on the Los Angeles Kings. Not a star like teammates Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown.
He is highly valued, though, and his worth was clear Thursday night when he returned to lead the Kings to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals.
In his first game in two months, Lewis came down the far wall, took a shot, got the rebound and took another, and finally as the puck popped up as he skated by, he batted it into the net.
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.
Power play pushes Kings past Rangers 4-2 to end skid
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goals and power plays were in short supply for the Los Angeles Kings during their longest losing streak of the season. Three scores on three chances with the man-advantage in the second period against the New York Rangers were enough to get them back on track.
Tanner Pearson, Michael Amadio and Jake Muzzin each scored on the power play, and the Kings snapped their six-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Rangers on Sunday night.
Quick, Kings end Flyers’ 6-game win streak with 4-1 victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On a night when the focus was on streaks, the Los Angeles Kings ended two of them while keeping the Philadelphia Flyers out of the record book.
Adrian Kempe jumped out of the penalty box and scored a key goal in the third period, Jonathan Quick made 36 saves and the Kings ended the Flyers' six-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory Monday.
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).
Karlsson scores twice, leads Golden Knights past Kings 4-2
LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson scored twice, Maxime Lagace stopped 27 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Sunday night.
It was the first meeting in what figures to be a fun Pacific Division rivalry considering the teams' proximity along Interstate 15.
Cody Eakin and Alex Tuch also scored for Vegas, which improved to 8-1-0 at home and 12-6-1 overall.
Amadio gets 1st goal in surging LA Kings’ 5-3 win over Leafs
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have climbed atop the Western Conference standings by adeptly combining their established stars with hungry young talent.
Tyler Toffoli and Michael Amadio showed off the strengths of both categories in another impressive win for the surging Kings.
Toffoli scored twice, Amadio got his first NHL goal and Los Angeles beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Thursday night for its eighth victory in 10 games.
Kempe has first career hat trick in Kings’ win over Montreal
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Kempe and Michael Cammalleri had quite the chemistry on a line with Trevor Lewis.
Kempe had his first career hat trick to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night, giving them their best six-game start (5-0-1) in franchise history.
Cammalleri, a healthy scratch the previous two games, scored twice and the line finished with 10 points and a bunch of hats on the ice.
Quick opens with a shutout in Kings’ 2-0 win over Flyers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick's last season opener ended in the first period, and his groin injury kept him out for the Los Angeles Kings' next 59 games.
After a long offseason and a coaching change, the Kings' star goalie went back to work with a vintage performance.
Quick made 35 saves in the first season-opening shutout of his career, and the Kings won in new head coach John Stevens' debut, 2-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tanner Pearson couldn't help but notice that the Los Angeles Kings finally found their offense only after being eliminated from playoff contention.
Still, the Kings may have dealt the Edmonton Oilers a major blow in their upcoming quest for the Stanley Cup.
Trevor Lewis and Pearson scored about 8 1/2 minutes apart in the third period, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves and Los Angeles beat Edmonton 6-4 on Tuesday night to end the Oilers' five-game winning streak.
Kings top Avs, Sutter ties Murray for most wins as LA coach
DENVER (AP) — Just like his goaltender, Darryl Sutter proved good at deflecting.
Sutter sidestepped questions about moving into a tie for most wins as coach of the Los Angeles Kings following a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Kings score 3 late in 3rd to beat skidding Hurricanes 3-0
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Peter Budaj has been making the most of his opportunity to be a No. 1 goalie this season. And on Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes, the 34-year-old netminder was brilliant.
Budaj stopped 22 shots and his Los Angeles Kings killed off the final four penalties to win 3-0 in their last game before the All-Star break.
Muzzin, Pearson lead LA Kings’ 5-1 rout of struggling Blues
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings are tired of scrapping and rallying every night, so they put together a rare blowout victory.
The St. Louis Blues are getting far too familiar with being on the other side of these games, particularly with struggling Jake Allen in net.
Jake Muzzin and Tanner Pearson scored two goals apiece in the Kings' fourth victory in six games, 5-1 over St. Louis on Thursday night.
Lewis leads LA Kings’ surge to 4-1 win over Ottawa Senators
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Trevor Lewis doesn't score much, the Kings' grinding forward is doing it in bunches lately.
His latest goal barely beat the clock and sent Los Angeles to a win in its final home game for three weeks.
Lewis had a goal and an assist, and Jeff Carter and Alec Martinez scored on the same power play early in the first period of the Kings' 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
Nolan scores twice, Kings beat Coyotes 4-3
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Asked if he knew when he scored his last goal, Jordan Nolan put his head down in the locker room. He laughed a little.
"I couldn't tell you," Nolan said. "I don't even want to look back on it. Just kind of forget about it and just move on."
Nolan scored his first two goals of the season — and his first since April 2015 — to help the Los Angeles Kings edge the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Setoguchi, Budaj lead Kings to 5-0 win over Flames
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devin Setoguchi scored twice and goalie Peter Budaj stopped 24 shots for his first shutout in three years as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Calgary Flames 5-0 on Saturday night.
Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford and Trevor Lewis also scored for the Kings, who got their first regulation win this season. Budaj's shutout was his first since Oct. 28, 2013.
Calgary goalie Brian Elliott had 34 saves.
Nic Dowd’s OT goal gives Kings 3-2 win over Penguins
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings can't win in regulation, and they're unbeatable in extra time. They fail to score a goal for a full week, and then they outscore the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Although the Kings' season doesn't make much sense so far, not even Sidney Crosby's latest burst of brilliance could stop them.
Nic Dowd scored 2:37 into overtime, and the Kings snapped a three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.