The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Torrey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for a 2018 fifth-round conditional draft pick.
Martin Jones was a Boston Bruin for less than a week. The "Original Six" franchise acquired Jones from the Los Angeles Kings on June 26, 2015. Four days later, Jones was traded back into the Pacific Division, this time to Northern California.
If you’re a fan of the Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, or civil correspondence, you probably think that Calgary Flames ragamuffin-forward Matthew Tkachuk is just the worst. With that in mind, you’re probably not going to enjoy today’s advice: it’s fun and often productive to draft your most hated players in fantasy hockey. If Tkachuk […]
LOS ANGELES — Joel Ward scored the tiebreaking goal on a long deflection off his skate with 7:10 to play, and the San Jose Sharks rallied from a third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night. Melker Karlsson scored the tying goal early in the third before Ward used his left skate […]
The injuries continue to pile up for the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks (6-6-3) are coming off an entertaining yet ultimately frustrating 4-3 shootout loss at home to the rival Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night while the Canucks (8-5-2) pulled out a 5-3 victory at Calgary the same evening to improve to 5-1 on the […]
In the case of the Los Angeles Kings’ 4-3 OT win against the Anaheim Ducks, even M. Night Shyamalan would agree that these teams threw out an almost incomprehensible wave of swerves. Mere hours after learning that captain Ryan Getzlaf will miss two months thanks to the unlucky bounce of a puck, the Ducks showed […]
In a sprawling interview with The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun (sub required), former Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi notes that he predicted a hot start for his old team. This post takes a look at 1) the factors playing into such a hot start and 2) what might continue versus what should change. With a […]
Five days after his first child was born, St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson left the rink with a special present for his daughter. ''I've got the puck,'' Gunnarsson said after scoring the game-winning goal Monday night in a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz each had a goal […]
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. With 0.9 seconds left and the puck dropped for […]
When 19-year-old Charlie McAvoy suits up for Saturday night's game against the Los Angeles Kings, he'll be meeting head-to-head for the first time with one of the NHL stars he models his game after in Kings defenseman and Norris Trophy winner Drew Doughty. McAvoy has a goal and seven points in eight games this season, […]
After getting five goals in a game for the first time this season, the Montreal Canadiens had momentum going into Thursday's game, but instead wound up on the wrong side of a 4-0 shutout loss to the Los Angeles Kings. On Saturday evening at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens (2-7-1) will take on another struggling […]
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 […]