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Pittsburgh Penguins' Patrick Marleau (12) is defended by Los Angeles Kings' Trevor Moore, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Lizotte, Kings send Penguins to 4th straight loss, 2-1

Feb. 27, 2020 1:56 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Lizotte had a power-play goal and an assist, Cal Petersen made 36 saves and the Los Angeles Kings spoiled the Penguins debuts of Patrick Marleau and two more deadline acquisitions with a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. Lizotte posted his second career multi-point...

Colorado Avalanche right wing Joonas Donskoi, right, takes the puck as Los Angeles Kings left wing Alex Iafallo reaches for it during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Avalanche beat Kings 2-1 in shootout to extend road streak

Feb. 23, 2020 2:20 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joonas Donskoi scored in the shootout and the Colorado Avalanche earned their sixth straight road win with 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Ryan Graves scored for the Avalanche, who have won 11 of their past 15 games. Pavel Francouz saved two shots in the...

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, center, looks to redirect the puck, between Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz, left, and defenseman Samuel Girard during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Kings won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubows

LA Kings trade Cup-winning goal scorer Martinez to Vegas

Feb. 19, 2020 4:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings traded Stanley Cup-winning goal scorer Alec Martinez to the Vegas Golden Knights for two second-round draft picks on Wednesday. The Kings got the Knights' second-round pick in 2020 and St. Louis' second-round choice in 2021 for Martinez, the defenseman who scored...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli, rear, celebrates with center Anze Kopitar, right, after Toffoli scored on Calgary Flames goaltender David Rittich during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Toffoli, Wagner score in 2nd period, Kings beat Flames 5-3

Feb. 13, 2020 1:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Toffoli and Austin Wagner scored 39 seconds apart in the second period to give Los Angeles the lead, and the Kings went on to beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Wednesday night. Kurtis MacDermid, Jeff Carter and Sean Walker also scored to help the Kings end a five-game losing streak....

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, right, celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, as Los Angeles Kings defenseman Sean Walker (26) skates by, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ovechkin near 700 after 27th hat trick; Caps beat Kings 4-2

Feb. 4, 2020 11:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin doesn't think he's ever been this hot in a 15-year career that has included eight NHL scoring titles,. If he continues at his present pace, he'll join the 700 career goal club by this weekend. Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) screens Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) on a goal by left wing Kyle Clifford (not shown) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stamkos' shootout goal lifts Lightning over Kings 4-3

Jan. 14, 2020 11:32 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With a blistering shot that glanced off the goalie's shoulder and into the net, Nikita Kucherov saved the night for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The reigning NHL MVP and scoring champion scored with a little over a minute left in regulation and Steven Stamkos delivered the game-deciding goal...