LOS ANGELES (AP) — If a picture indeed tells a thousand words, Evander Kane holding seven fingers in the air after scoring an empty-net goal told plenty about the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse will miss Game 6 of Edmonton’s first-round playoff series with Los Angeles after the NHL suspended him one game for head-butting Kings forward Phillip Danault.
Calgary Flames (40-19-9, first in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (38-23-10, second in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Johnny Gaudreau and Calgary take on Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Spence scored his first NHL goal and captain Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings’ 4-2 victory over the Seattle Kraken on Saturday night.
Gabriel Vilardi scored his first goal in five months and Sean Durzi ended a 29-game goal drought for the Kings in their second win over the expansion Kraken this season.
Seattle Kraken (20-38-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (35-22-9, second in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken visit Los Angeles after Phillip Danault scored two goals in the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar scored on the power play, Cal Petersen made 29 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 on Thursday night.
Phillip Danault and Adrian Kempe each scored a goal, Sean Durzi had two assists, and the Kings avoided being swept in the four-game season series against the Sharks.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored his second goal in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Friday night.
Andreas Athanasiou and Phillip Danault also scored for Los Angeles.