Hart Trophy Within Reach for Kopitar

Wayne Gretzky had a half decent 1988-89 season with the Los Angeles Kings. In 78 games, he notched 54 goals and 114 assists, for a grand total of 168 points for his new team. Pretty jaw-dropping numbers, right? It was no surprise that “The Great One” was awarded his eighth and final Hart Trophy of his legendary career. Despite having hall-of-famers like Marcel Dionne, Luc Robitaille...
Via The Hockey Writers
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Trevor Lewis leaves Kings win with upper-body injury

Trevor Lewis suffered an upper-body injury during the first period of Los Angeles’ 4-3 overtime win over Minnesota and did not return after his final shift 16 minutes into the first period. It was not clear where he had suffered the injury, and during the second period, the team shared that his return was “questionable.” […] The post Trevor Lewis leaves Kings win with upper-body...
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11 hours ago

March 19 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 10/11 Kings 18, Flames 10 10/14 Kings 15, Sabres 13 10/15 Kings 12, Islanders 16 10/18 Kings 17, Canadiens 11 10/21 Kings 19, Blue Jackets 18 10/23 Kings 15, Maple Leafs 24 10/24 Kings 20, Senators 24 10/26 Kings 14, Canadiens 22 10/28 Kings 16, Bruins 13 10/30 Kings 12, […] The post March 19 scoring chances appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
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11 hours ago

March 19 postgame quotes: Doughty, Carter

Drew Doughty, on grinding out a win: Yeah, it was a big win. You know we probably didn’t have our best effort. We played good at times, played pretty bad at times too, but we came out with the win. At this time of year it doesn’t really matter how you do it, you’ve just […] The post March 19 postgame quotes: Doughty, Carter appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
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11 hours ago

Los Angeles Kings @ Minnesota Wild: Live Updates and Discussion

This race is wildly unpredictable, so who says the Kings can’t beat Minnesota on the road?
Via Jewels From The Crown
15 hours ago

Game Day Preview #73, Los Angeles Kings @ Minnesota Wild

Hello road trip!
Via Jewels From The Crown
15 hours ago

Carter’s second goal gives Kings 4-3 OT win over Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jeff Carter scored his second goal of the game with 33.8 seconds left on the clock in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings recovered after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday night. Tanner Pearson and Dustin Brown also scored for Los Angeles, which has alternated wins and losses over its past nine games. The Kings pulled into a...
1 day ago

New Jersey Devils @ Los Angeles Kings: Live Updates and Discussion

More Kopitar points! MORE!
Via Jewels From The Crown
2 days ago

Despite faltering, the Los Angeles Kings keep their playoff hopes alive

With just 11 games left in the regular season, the Los Angeles Kings are in the midst of a tight race to make the playoffs. The Kings are currently sixth in the Western Conference and third in the Pacific Division, which means they have a spot in the playoffs as of right now. However, this could all change in these final games as the Kings have been rising and falling among the rankings...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kopitar and Kings hand Red Wings 8th straight loss, 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar broke a third-period tie with a fluke goal and the Los Angeles Kings beat Detroit 4-1 on Thursday night to hand the Red Wings their eighth consecutive defeat. Los Angeles moved two points in front of idle Anaheim for third place in the Pacific Division. Paul LaDue, Tyler Toffoli and Dustin Brown also scored for the Kings, who are one point behind second...
4 days ago

The 'Alexander the scoring great' quiz

On Monday night, Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin joined one of the most exclusive clubs in all of sports when he scored the 600th goal of his career in a 3-2 overtime win against the Winnipeg Jets. You don't score 600 goals without registering some serious highlights along the way, and reaching the 600-goal plateau in such a short time solidifies Ovechkin as the greatest...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dr. Drew sings national anthem before Kings game

Celebrity doctor Drew Pinsky sang the national anthem prior to Monday’s Los Angeles Kings-Vancouver Canucks game.Donning a No. 17 Kings jersey that said “Dr. Drew” on the back, the radio/TV host delivered an excellent rendition of the song. You can listen to it about 15 minutes into this video he posted on Facebook: Dr. Drew has actually performed the national anthem before a Kings...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings place goalie Scott Wedgewood on waivers

After acquiring him this week, the Los Angeles Kings have placed goaltender Scott Wedgewood on waivers according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. Wedgewood was part of the package acquired in exchange for Darcy Kuemper, but immediately seemed extraneous after the Kings recalled Jack Campbell. After acquiring him this week, the Los Angeles Kings have placed goaltender Scott Wedgewood...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
24 days ago  |  Discuss

What do Dion Phaneuf and Nate Thompson bring to the Los Angeles Kings?

On February 13, the Los Angeles Kings acquired veteran defenseman Dion Phaneuf and center Nate Thompson from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forwards Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore. 36-year-old Gaborik played in 31 games with the Kings this season and had been a part of the Kings organization since 2014 after being traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets. Throughout his tenure with...
February 17, 2018  |  Discuss

Analysts weigh in on Dion Phaneuf trade

After the trade that sent Dion Phaneuf to the Los Angeles Kings, analysts from around the hockey world weighed in on their thoughts of the trade. The deal also brought Nate Thompson from Ottawa in exchange for Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore. Here are the thoughts of some scribes around the league.The Los Angeles Times’ Curtis Zupke: Zupke sees Los Angeles benefitting from a veteran...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings still looking for scoring winger

The Los Angeles Kings added a big name on their blue line last night, bringing in Dion Phaneuf from the Ottawa Senators for almost nothing but money. Now, according to Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, the team is still looking for a “mid-level scoring winger” to help them into the playoffs. The Kings sit out of the playoffs at the moment, but are just three points behind the San Jose...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

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