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Sharks Draw First Blood, Edging Kings in Game 1

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Game 1; SJ leads series 1-0 LOS ANGELES — For both clubs, it had been a couple years since any playoff action happened. If Thursday night was any indication, though, it seemed as if neither the Los Angeles Kings or the San Jose Sharks missed a beat. In Game 1, ...

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LA Kings Squander Three-Goal Lead, Finish Season with Shootout Loss to Jets

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Game 82; 48-28-6 LOS ANGELES — Their fate was in their own hands. The Los Angeles Kings needed just a win and the Pacific Division crown was theirs and, after jumping out to a 3-0 lead, it seemed inevitable. However, the Winnipeg Jets, who had entered Saturday winners of three-in-a-row, ...

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Doughty, Kings Edge Ducks in Epic SoCal Battle

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Game 81; 48-28-5 LOS ANGELES — There was plenty at stake heading into this one and for the Los Angeles Kings, they hosted an Anaheim Ducks squad who they had lost to three times already this season. So, while the Ducks had won the season series, the teams entered this ...

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Kardiac Kings Persevere as Carter Nets OT-Winner vs. Flames

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Game 80; 47-28-5 CALGARY — This was a wild, back-and-forth affair but in the end, the Los Angeles Kings prevail in overtime, defeating the Calgary Flames 5-4 to finish a perfect 4-0-0 against their Pacific rivals. After Mikael Backlund opened the scoring for the Flames, Milan Lucic answered just prior ...

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Miller Time Brews as Canucks Hang On to Beat LA Kings

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Game 79; 46-28-5 VANCOUVER — Despite peppering the Canucks with 20 shots in the third period, the Los Angeles Kings did not not have an answer for Ryan Miller as his 40 saves propeled Vancouver to a 3-2 win on Monday night. The Kings, though, did have luck against Miller ...

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Officiating Controversy Plays Role as Stars Edge LA Kings

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Game 78; 46-27-5 LOS ANGELES — Give the Dallas Stars credit. They came out firing and played a great game. With that said, the officiating was shoddy at best as the Stars came back to edge the Los Angeles Kings by a 3-2 score, winning the rubber match between the ...

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Carter Nets Two as LA Kings Blank Flames to Retake First in Pacific

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Game 77; 46-26-5 LOS ANGELES — It may have been a quiet first period but the Los Angeles Kings wasted no time getting things started in the second. They took over from there as the silver-and-black dominated the Calgary Flames, shutting them out by a 3-0 count. Just 46 seconds ...

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Third Period Gets Away from Kings as Sharks Clinch Playoff Berth

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Game 76; 45-26-5 SAN JOSE — It was a close game through 40 minutes but in the end, the San Jose Sharks pulled away as they defeated the Los Angeles Kings by a 5-2 count to clinch a playoff berth. The Kings, though, opened the scoring in this one. 9:12 ...

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Toffoli, Kings Hang on to Drain Oilers in Wild Affair

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Game 75; 45-25-5 LOS ANGELES — Things got off to a fast start and it continued that way for much of the first period. But in the end, despite a late scare, the Los Angeles Kings held on to defeat the Edmonton Oilers by a 6-4 count, effectively sweeping the ...

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LA Kings Grounded in Winnipeg, Falling to Jets

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Game 74; 44-25-5 WINNIPEG — The rough road trip has come to end for the Los Angeles Kings as they finish 0-3-0 thanks to an underwhelming 4-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. The clubs have now split their first two games with the third being the regular-season finale. Despite outshooting ...

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