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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Radim Vrbata scored his second goal late in regulation and the Phoenix Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in a shootout Tuesday night.

Kings give up large lead in shootout loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Radim Vrbata scored his second goal late in regulation and the Phoenix Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in a shootout Tuesday night. Shane Doan also had two goals and Martin Hanzal matched his career high with three assists to extend Phoenix's point streak to nine games. Vrbata scored on a power play with 2...

Another fun February for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Phoenix Coyotes labored through the first half of the season, slogging through a rash of injuries, a brutal schedule and inconsistency. Once the calendar flipped to February, the Coyotes pulled together, got back to their defense-minded approach and shot up the standings. At this point, it shouldn't be much of a surprise. In both of the previous...

Coyotes' team play highlights win over Kings

GLENDALE, Ariz. As reporters headed to the Phoenix locker room on Tuesday night, a distinct smell of smoke filled the air. It wasn't the building. It must have been the home team. How do you settle on the Coyotes' most impressive feat since the All-Star break? Is it the 8-0-1 February streak that has rallied the team from 12th in the Western Conference standings to a...

Kings Not Happy With Being A Man Short Late In Regulation

from Rich Hammond of LA Kings Insider, One of the final twists in tonight’s wild game came with 6:13 remaining in regulation, when Kings winger Kyle Clifford was given a match penalty for a hit on Phoenix’s Gilbert Brule. Clifford had only been out of the penalty box for 24 seconds after he served a tripping penalty. Brule was very slow to get up, after what appeared to be a...

Kings Remain Offensively Challenged

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, “The important thing is that we have this kid locked in for eight years. I just want to go win Cups.” -Kings Governor Tim Leiweke, Sept. 29/11, the day Drew Doughty was signed Los Angeles has until 2019 to grab those multiple championships under Doughty’s current contract (quote courtesy of “Kings Insider” reporter Rich Hammond), but success...

Coyotes obtain Vermette from Jackets

The Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday acquired center Antoine Vermette from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a pair of draft picks and goaltender Curtis McElhinney.

Phoenix Coyotes battle back from 3-goal deficit for victory over Los Angeles Kings

The Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit, tied the score late in the third period and won 5-4 in a shootout against the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.

Kings coach says he needs more from Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar

Darryl Sutter says Brown and Kopitar have become stale in terms of production. Kopitar has three goals in his last 14 goals, Brown one in the same stretch.This time, the tough message wasn't aimed at struggling forward Dustin Penner. Instead, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter directed it at his star players, captain Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar, calling out the duo.

Phoenix Coyotes vs. Los Angeles Kings game updates

7 p.m.: The last time these two teams met, Feb.16 in Los Angeles, they combined for 62 penalty minutes, 40 of those in the first period.

The Key Three: Feb. 21

Three key aspects of the Kings’ 5-4 shootout loss to the Phoenix Coyotes... 1. SURPRISING LETDOWNS FOR QUICK, PK What are the chances? In a game in which the Kings finally put some goals on the board -- three of them, in one period! -- t...

Reign Sweep Steelheads with 7-6 Win

ONTARIO, Calif. - The Ontario Reign (32-15-3-2), proud affiliate of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, swam upstream most of the game against the Idaho Steelheads (23-25-2-4), but sent the crowd of 5,459 at Citizens Business Bank Arena home happy ...

Avs get rare season sweep of Kings (AP)

Paul Stastny scored two goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat Los Angeles 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first season sweep of the Kings in nearly two decades. Mark Olver and Jay McClement also added goals for the Avalanche, who have won three straight at home and moved to within two points of Los Angeles for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western...
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