EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown will retire after this season, his 18th with the club.
The 37-year-old made the announcement Thursday ahead of the Kings' regular-season finale.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his wrist.
The former Norris Trophy winner had surgery Monday, the team said.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — If the Los Angeles Kings reach the playoffs for the first time since 2018, they might have to do it without Drew Doughty as general manager Rob Blake cannot say if the standout defenseman will play again this season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored 1:13 into overtime, Zach Sawchenko made 33 saves to get his first career win, and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Thursday night.
Brent Burns and Nick Bonino each scored on the power play, Alexander Barbanov had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks ended a three-game skid.
Boston Bruins (31-17-4, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Los Angeles Kings (29-17-7, second in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles aims to keep its five-game win streak intact when the Kings take on Boston.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Drew Doughty and Adrian Kempe scored two goals apiece and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.
Doughty, Kempe and Trevor Moore each scored in a 3:39 span early the third period as the Kings overcame a two-goal deficit for the second time in two nights, following a 4-3 overtime victory at Vegas on Friday.
Edmonton Oilers (25-18-3, fifth in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (24-16-7, third in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -140, Oilers +118; over/under is 6.5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Moore and the Los Angeles Kings weren’t rattled after the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the game in the third period.
Moore’s second goal broke a tie in the third period and sent the Kings over the Penguins 4-3 on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou scored and assisted on Quinton Byfield’s first NHL goal in his return from a long injury layoff, Cal Peterson made 23 saves and the Los Angeles Kings held off the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cal Petersen stopped all 21 shots he faced in his first start in more than a month, Phillip Danault and Drew Doughty scored in the first period, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to a 4-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Vancouver Canucks (15-15-2, seventh in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (14-12-5, sixth in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -137, Canucks +114; over/under is 5.5
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mathieu Joseph scored with 1:35 left in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Tampa Bay's Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves to win his 62nd game in 2021 regular-season and playoff games, tying Marc-Andre Fleury's 2009 NHL record for a calendar year set with Pittsburgh.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored a pair of goals and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a two-game skid with a 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.
Rasmus Kupari, Drew Doughty and Trevor Moore also scored for the Kings, who netted three power-play goals in a span of 2:19 late in the third period after Edmonton's Connor McDavid was given a boarding major for hitting Kempe from behind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice, Kyle Connor had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets used a third-period charge to defeat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Thursday night.
Andrew Copp had a power-play goal for the Jets, who have won four straight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will be out for about eight weeks with a bruised right knee.
Doughty will need six weeks of recovery from the first significant injury of his 14-year NHL career before he begins skating again.
Winnipeg Jets (3-2-1, fourth in the Central) vs. Los Angeles Kings (1-4-1, eighth in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -106, Jets -113; over/under is 6
Los Angeles Kings (1-3-1, sixth in the Pacific) vs. St. Louis Blues (4-0-0, first in the Central)
St. Louis; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -184, Kings +153; over/under is 5.5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings are hoping that some of their young players step to the forefront to help end a three-year postseason drought. But on opening night, it was the veteran standouts from the franchise's two Stanley Cup title runs that led the way.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Doughty has never been one to shy away from high expectations. So, as the defenseman enters his 14th season with Los Angeles, he thinks the Kings have enough talent to make the playoffs for the first time in four seasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Doughty isn't the only player on the Los Angeles Kings roster who was disappointed about the team's disappointing run down the stretch. But as they go into a third straight offseason missing the playoffs, the defenseman laid down a challenge to the entire organization.
St. Louis Blues (13-8-2, second in the West Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (9-8-4, sixth in the West Division)...
Sorry, Drew Doughty.
It's difficult to find anyone — from Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Ken Dryden to French-born Avalanche forward Pierre Edouard Bellemare— supporting Doughty’s assertion that these expanded NHL playoffs won’t produce, as the Los Angeles Kings defenseman put it in April, “a real” Stanley Cup winner...