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LA Kings Benn’d and Break Stars for Thrilling 3-2 Win

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Game 45; 29-13-3 LOS ANGELES — It took them half a period to record their first shot but, like from Aesop’s fable of “The Tortoise and the Hare”, slow and steady wins the race, and in the end, the Los Angeles Kings came away with a 3-2 victory over the ...

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LA Kings Invade Ponda, Edging Ducks 3-2

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Game 44; 28-13-3 ANAHEIM — It was the first installment of this season’s Freeway Faceoff and the Los Angeles Kings came out victorious, edging the Anaheim Ducks by a 3-2 count. The Kings avenge themselves from their third-period collapse on Saturday vs. Ottawa, returning to the win column. After not ...

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Third-Period Collapse Does LA Kings In as They Fall to Sens

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Game 43; 27-13-3 LOS ANGELES — They were solid through 40 minutes, but in the third, fell apart allowing four goals en route to a 5-3 loss to the Ottawa Senators. Fresh off finalizing Anze Kopitar‘s new contract, the Los Angeles Kings entered Saturday with an air of confidence knowing ...

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Kopitar with Four Points as LA Kings Snap Wings’ Win-Streak

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Game 42; 27-12-3 LOS ANGELES — The Detroit Red Wings entered STAPLES Center on Monday riding a four-game winning streak. On Sunday, they had edged the Ducks in Anaheim to improve to 17-3-7 in one-goal games. On paper at least, the Los Angeles Kings appeared to have met their match. ...

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Looking Back on the LA Kings’ Tremendous First Half

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If you were to tell Los Angeles Kings fans on Oct. 14 that their team would be holding a significant division lead at the halfway point of the season, few would believe you. Some would laugh but most skeptics would simply dismiss the thought. Nevertheless, here we are at the ...

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Elliott Strong as Blues Hold Off Resilient Kings in Shootout

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Game 41; 26-12-3 LOS ANGELES — It was certainly a chippy, defensive affair, but in the end, it was the St. Louis Blues who prevailed, defeating the Los Angeles in the shootout, 2-1. The win snaps the Blues’ five-game losing skid and gives them their first extra-time victory in four-straight ...

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Carter Nets Winner in Return to Put LA Kings Past Leafs

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Game 40; 26-12-2 LOS ANGELES — The last time these two clubs played, it led to the worst outing of the season for the Los Angeles Kings. Back on Dec. 19, the Kings were humiliated in Toronto, losing 5-0 to the Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. This time, ...

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Iginla Notches 600th Goal as LA Kings Fall to Avalanche

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Game 29; 25-12-2 DENVER, Colo. — Despite having the hot hand, Jonathan Quick was given the night off — perhaps as a reward for being named the NHL‘s First Star of the Week — as Jhonas Enroth got his first start since Dec. 19. While he did play well for ...

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Doughty All-Around Dominant as LA Kings Beat Flyers for Fifth-Straight Win

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Game 38; 24-11-2 LOS ANGELES — When they last hosted them 13 months ago, the Los Angeles Kings had played a boring, uninspired game en route to a 2-1 defeat. A lot, though, has changed since then as in recent weeks, the Kings have found their stride — their swagger, ...

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LA Kings Close Out 2015 in Style With Durable December

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They earned seven wins in each of the first two months of the regular season, but that paled in comparison to the their performance in December as the Los Angeles Kings accumulated 10 wins and 21 points to close out the calendar year in style. The Kings soared high in December, ...

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