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New York defenseman Anton Stralman knocked in the lone goal of the game Sunday night to help the Los Angeles Kings to a 1-0 win over the Rangers.
It was Stralman’s first goal this season, but it came on the wrong net. Kings forward Tyler Toffoli whipped a turnaround shot toward the net early in the second period and then let the Hockey Gods take care of the rest, as the puck deflected off Stralman’s skate and through Henrik Lundqvist’s legs.
Backup Ben Scrivens made 37 saves to blank the Rangers Sunday night.
The Rangers did their tenacious best to wipe out the deficit, but ran into another backup goalie playing well above his head. Back in October it was Peter Budaj, who spoiled New York’s home opener with a 27-save shutout, and this time it was Ben Scrivens, whose 37 saves made Stralman’s misfortune stand up.
It has to be an especially frustrating loss for Lundqvist, who had an answer for every single one of the 29 shots the Kings threw his way. He was beaten only by his own teamm...
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Ben Scrivens made 37 saves in his second consecutive shutout, and Tyler Toffoli's second-period goal held up as the winner as the Los Angeles Kings completed a successful Eastern road trip with a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Dominic Moore thought he tied it with 2:41 remaining, but the goal was disallowed because he kicked it in with his right skate...
The Los Angeles Kings traveled to the east coast for a 4 game road trip and did very well coming away with 3 wins and a shootout loss. The Kings didn’t play the best teams in the Eastern Conference, but played good hockey and finished it off with a victory of the Rangers. The Kings were able to string together 3 wins in a row after dropping the first game of the road trip to the...
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens has the next four to six weeks to raise his NHL profile.Scrivens saw only sporadic action for the Kings since arriving in the Jonathan Bernier deal. He arrived with modest credentials, having won just 11 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs while shuttling between the AHL and NHL. But with Jonathan Quick shelved by a significant groin muscle...
When Stanley Cup winning goaltender Jonathan Quick suffered a Grade 2 groin injury last week there was cause for concern. The Los Angeles Kings’ playoff hopes quickly became questionable – without the number one guy between the pipes; L.A. would…Read more →The post Los Angeles Kings: Ben Scrivens is saving the day for L.A. appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Ben Scrivens hasn't given up a goal in more than 2-1/2 games, and the person least impressed with his performance is the backup goalie himself.
Scrivens stopped all 37 New York Rangers shots and posted his second consecutive shutout in place of injured regular Jonathan Quick as the Los Angeles Kings completed a successful Eastern road trip with a 1-0 victory Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Kings have always had issues with goaltenders, whether they are good or bad. Before Jonathan Quick got to LA, the goaltender position that was not a very strong one for the Kings. Then it was an issue that they had too many good goalies. They traded away, quiet possibly the best back-up in the league, Jonathan Bernier, to the Toronto Maple Leafs. If a team has the...
In terms of results, the Los Angeles Kings haven't had much to complain about in their time on the East Coast.
They've picked up five of a possible six points in the first three games of a four-game trip, and they'll try to close it out with a third straight win Sunday night against the New York Rangers.
The Kings (13-6-1) got third-period goals from Dwight King and...
This trip started in upstate New York, a cold goalie coming off the bench in overtime because of an injury to the starter and then staring down the barrel of a shootout.
Fast-forward a few days and Ben Scrivens, the man who came in from the cold when Jonathan Quick was injured in Buffalo, became the hottest goalie in the NHL, winning three starts in four nights, including consecutive...
After the thriller in Montreal the Blueshirts hosted the Los Angeles Kings at the Garden. Coming off the shutout win in Montreal the tables turned and the Blueshirts got shutout at home. Ben Scrivens, the backup goalie of the Kings received his second consecutive shutout. In a game controlled by the Kings early on by […]
The Los Angeles Kings are riding a hot replacement goalie in Ben Scrivens, who has two straight shutouts.
Scrivens is expected to make his home debut for the Kings on Tuesday night when they try to avenge last month's loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jonathan Quick is sidelined indefinitely for Los Angeles (14-6-1), with Scrivens going 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average...
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The Top Line
A lull in big news stories means people are belaboring the fighting conversation again. Sports Illustrated, Fox.
Dallas 2, Vancouver 1 - Teeming with mediocrity.
Minnesota 2, Winnipeg 1 - Mikko Koivu scored both goals for the Wild. That is unusual.
Chicago 5, San Jose 1 - Good...