Los Angeles Kings (11-16-2, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (17-10-3, first in the Pacific Division)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings coach Todd McLellan described the offensive prowess of Edmonton Oilers stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl as “as close to unstoppable right now” as anyone...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Left wing Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings in their 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and the team wouldn't say how long he will be...
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators overcame a late tying goal for an encouraging victory.
Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored 3:12 into overtime to give Ottawa a 3-2 victory over the Los...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd McLellan was beginning to worry about his Los Angeles Kings doing the right things but not getting the desired results for their hard work. The first-year coach can breathe...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks got the victory they sorely needed.
J.T. Miller had a goal and three assists to lead the Canucks to an 8-2 win over the Los Angeles...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The team in last place in the West tripped up the conference leaders Monday night.
Backup goaltender Jack Campbell made 42 saves in his second shutout of the season...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have that winning feeling right now, and they don't want to let it go.
Tyler Toffoli scored the clinching goal in a shootout to lead Los Angeles to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday night, snapping the Flyers' eight-game winning streak.
Adrian Kempe and Austin Wagner scored in regulation for Los Angeles, which won its third straight and fourth in five games.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils fans came to the Prudential Center to jeer Ilya Kovalchuk. The home team certainly didn't give them a reason to cheer.
Tyler Toffoli scored twice in 35 seconds early in the third period to spark the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-1 victory over the Devils on Tuesday night.
Toffoli, who had the overtime winner Monday against the New York Rangers, helped send the Kings to their third win in four games.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have had a tough time winning this season.
Against the New York Rangers on Monday night, a late goal and a shot in overtime that clanged off the post helped secure a needed victory.
Tyler Toffoli scored 25 seconds into overtime as the Kings rallied to beat the Rangers 4-3.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyler Toffoli sent the Los Angeles Kings into their holiday break with a little extra hope for the New Year.
Toffoli scored 1:40 into overtime to lift Los Angeles past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Sunday night, marking the second straight night the Kings won in overtime after beating San Jose on Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cal Petersen returned to Chicago for a memorable first NHL start.
Petersen made 34 saves and stopped Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in a shootout, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night.
"Best feeling in the world," the 24-year-old Petersen said. "Obviously, the boys really battled hard for me.
"Just for it to end like that is really special. Probably the most fun hockey game of my life."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in another stellar performance, stopping 31 shots as the Knights finished off their fourth one-goal victory of the series. It was his second shutout of the series.
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.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Adin Hill found out via text message on his way to Gila River Arena that he was starting in net Tuesday night. Hours later, he finished his day on a high note.
Alex Goligoski scored the decisive goal in the fifth round of a shootout and Hill ended the game with a save on high-scoring center Tyler Toffoli, earning his first NHL win for the Arizona Coyotes in their 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kings coach John Stevens decided to put "That 70's Line" on hiatus for a night.
Instead, having forwards Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson play with center Adrian Kempe gave Los Angeles' chances of making the postseason a much-needed reboot.
Toffoli and Pearson scored, Kempe had two assists and the Kings moved back into playoff position with a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's more than one way to win a hockey game, and the Los Angeles Kings keep proving that.
Tanner Pearson scored 4:40 into overtime and Los Angeles edged the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night for its eighth consecutive victory.
It's the longest winning streak in the NHL this season, but it's not as though the Kings have overpowered teams every night. This was the second consecutive game in which they lost a lead in the third period only to win in OT.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — As much as Tyler Toffoli downplayed his recent performance, he's more than happy to be contributing to the streaking Los Angeles Kings.
Toffoli scored twice, backup goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 39 saves and the Kings beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Friday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Josh Anderson scored late in the third period to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Friday night.
Anderson got his team-high 10th goal with just under five minutes left to make it 3-2. He fired the puck in off the left shoulder of goalie John Gibson. Anderson also had two assists.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonny Brodzinski and Jussi Jokinen scored nine seconds apart, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night for their third consecutive victory.
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.
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Toffoli scored off a faceoff — his second goal of the game — just before time expired in overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.
Jonathan Quick made 29 saves for the Kings, who are off to their best start in franchise history at 9-1-1.
Brad Marchand scored for the Bruins and Tuukka Rask, playing his first game after missing the previous three with a concussion sustained in practice, stopped 28 shots.
BOSTON (AP) — Call it a walk-off winner, a buzzer-beater, whatever you want. Tyler Toffoli simply had one of the most improbable game-winning goals.
Toffoli scored off a faceoff - his second goal of the game - just before time expired in overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.
MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Quick stopped 40 shots for his 46th career shutout, Adrian Kempe and Tyler Toffoli scored 11 seconds apart in the first period and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Thursday night.
Anze Kopitar and Kurtis MacDermid also scored for the Western Conference-leading Kings (8-1-1), who beat the Canadiens 5-2 last week in Los Angeles.
MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Quick used a milestone night to get another shutout and another win for the Los Angeles Kings.
Quick stopped 40 shots for his 46th career shutout in his 500th career game, Adrian Kempe and Tyler Toffoli scored 11 seconds apart in the first period and the Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Thursday night.
Anze Kopitar and Kurtis MacDermid also scored for the Western Conference-leading Kings (8-1-1), who beat the Canadiens 5-2 last week in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After three years of underachievement, the Los Angeles Kings want to get back in championship form.
Drew Doughty thinks their outstanding start to the season shows they're on the way.
Doughty scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play with two minutes left in the Kings' 4-2 victory over the winless Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
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.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Tyler Toffoli agreed to a three-year, $13.8 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.
Toffoli was a restricted free agent after getting 16 goals and 18 assists in 63 games with the Kings last year. He had postseason surgery on his left knee after struggling with injuries for half of the season, according to his agent, Pat Brisson.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forward Marian Gaborik is questionable for the start of training camp after undergoing an unspecified medical procedure on a chronic left knee injury.
The Kings said Tuesday that the Slovak scorer had the procedure after Los Angeles' season ended earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the "Miracle on Manchester" to two Stanley Cup wins, longtime Los Angeles Kings broadcaster Bob Miller has called plenty of memorable home games. Drew Doughty gave Miller one final thrilling moment to describe in his last home game.
Doughty scored 27 seconds into overtime, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jarome Iginla thought he tied one of his heroes on the NHL's all-time goals list earlier this week. His math was a little off, but the veteran winger only had to wait a couple more days to reach the milestone.
Iginla scored the 625th goal of his career to match Joe Sakic for 15th place all-time, and Jonathan Quick made 35 saves for his 44th career shutout as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-0 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Take the New York Rangers off Broadway and they suddenly know how to shine again.
Derek Stepan scored late in the second period, Antti Raanta made 30 saves for his eighth career shutout and the Rangers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Saturday night.
Ryan McDonagh added a power-play goal and Rick Nash scored an empty-netter for the Rangers, who have won eight of their last 10 road games. During the same stretch, they've lost six straight at Madison Square Garden.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes aren't going to make the playoffs this season. A shootout win over Los Angeles might help send their Pacific Division rival to the same fate.
Anthony DeAngelo and Brendan Perlini scored in an 11-round shootout, Louis Domingue made 44 saves and the Coyotes defeated the Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings were desperate for a spark, staring down their second shutout loss to the rival Anaheim Ducks in less than a week and third of the season, just 20 minutes away from ceding more ground in their desperate chase for a wild card in the Western Conference.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — After being outscored 10-0 in their previous two games, the Los Angeles Kings responded in a big way.
Jeff Carter had two goals and two assists, and the Kings easily beat the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Thursday night.
Dwight King, Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli and Dustin Brown also scored for Los Angeles, while Peter Budaj made 36 saves. Carter's four points were a season high, and the Kings poured in six goals for the first time since getting seven at Toronto on Nov. 8.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Carter had two goals and two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a two-game scoreless drought in easily beating the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Thursday night.
Dwight King, Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli and Dustin Brown also scored for the Kings, while Peter Budaj made 36 saves. Carter's four points were a season high, and Los Angeles poured in six goals for the first time since getting seven at Toronto on Nov. 8.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Tyler Toffoli on injured reserve.
The Kings made the move Wednesday before their game at Vancouver.
Toffoli has missed the Kings' past two games with a lower-body injury, and he will miss at least three more. He is the Kings' second-leading scorer with 20 points in 32 games, including eight goals and a team-leading plus-14 rating.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Since stumbling to start this lengthy road trip, the Los Angeles Kings have rebounded with consecutive victories, including a win against one of the NHL's hottest teams.
Tyler Toffoli scored a minute into overtime, helping the Kings end the Pittsburgh Penguins' seven-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Friday night.
DETROIT (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings scored soon after the puck dropped for the first time in Detroit, and that was almost enough to finish off the offensively challenged Red Wings.
Derek Forbort had a goal 21 seconds into the game on the first shot, Nic Dowd scored a tie-breaking goal late in the second period and Tyler Toffoli scored twice in the third, lifting Los Angeles to a 4-1 victory Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended for two games for boarding Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli.
Borowiecki was assessed a major penalty for the play in the first period of Ottawa's 4-1 loss at Los Angeles on Saturday.
The NHL announced the suspension on Sunday. Based on his average annual salary, Borowiecki forfeits $12,222.22 that goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings returned to their hard forechecking ways and got a needed win.
Jeff Carter scored the tiebreaking short-handed goal midway through the second period and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2.
Derek Forbort and Tyler Toffoli each had a goal and an assist and Devin Setoguchi and also scored for Los Angeles. Peter Budaj made 26 saves.