Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings took advantage of the Buffalo Sabres' second-period meltdown to snap a three-game skid and keep pace in the tightly contested Western Conference playoff race. Kopitar and rookie Michael Amadio each had two goals in a 4-2 win, which the Kings broke open by scoring three times on consecutive […]
The Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown was handed a one-game suspension in the NHL.
Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown has been suspended one game for kneeing Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Sunday. The incident occurred in Saturday’s contest between the Lightning and Kings. Sergachev left the game with an injury, but did return later. It’s Brown’s second run-in with league […]
The Pacific Division All-Stars have lost a key piece between the pipes. Jonathan Quick won’t participate in this weekend’s All-Star festivities as he “needs to take care of (a) nagging injury,” LA Kings GM Rob Blake told TSN’s Pierre LeBrun via text message. Quick will be forced to sit out a minimum of one game […]
Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown and Penguins star Evgeni Malkin picked up fines for their dirty work.
Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown escaped a suspension Friday but was slapped with a $10,000 fine by the NHL's disciplinary officials for crosschecking Pittsburgh's Justin Schultz into the sideboards. Brown was ejected from Thursday's game between the Kings and the Penguins and given a major penalty for the hit at 6:36 of the third […]
Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano was handed a two-game suspension Sunday for his hit on Los Angles Kings forward Adrian Kempe, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced. Cogliano caught Kempe with a hit to the head in the first period Saturday night and was assessed a two-minute minor for interference, as the puck had […]
In a battle of the NHL's worst road power play against its worst home penalty kill, the power play won. Scoring three man-advantage markers in a 2:58 span early in the third period, the Los Angeles Kings turned a close game into a rout and blanked the Edmonton Oilers 5-0 Tuesday night at Rogers Place […]
Two nights after denying former coach Ken Hitchcock his 800th career win, the Philadelphia Flyers will attempt to send another former coach home with a loss on Monday night. John Stevens, who replaced Hitchcock as Flyers coach in 2006 and spent parts of four seasons in Philadelphia, will bring the struggling Los Angeles Kings to […]
Among the criticisms leveled at Taylor Hall during his tenure with the Edmonton Oilers was a perceived lack of leadership. It's a characterization new teammate Brian Boyle doesn't buy, not after Hall scored twice and the New Jersey Devils ended the Los Angeles Kings' eight-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Tuesday night. ''Hall made […]
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 […]
A confusing scene in Monday’s matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings prompted the NHL to provide some clarification. In the first period, Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was pulled from the game by a concussion spotter, but didn’t appear to go through the entire protocol and returned soon after. Here’s a clip […]