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Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli celebrates after scoring the go-ahead goal against the Colorado Avalanche 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 Zalubowski)

Canucks get F Toffoli from Kings in push for playoffs

Feb. 17, 2020 9:17 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks have added a scoring forward to their lineup. Vancouver acquired Tyler Toffoli from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for forward Tim Schaller, prospect Tyler Madden, a 2020 second-round pick and a conditional fourth-round selection in 2022 on Monday...

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kurtis MacDermid is congratulated by cadets while heading back to the locker room after the team's NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Kings won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Air Force Academy blames accidents for traffic at NHL game

Feb. 16, 2020 10:56 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado (AP) — The Air Force Academy is blaming car accidents and ill-prepared drivers for traffic jams that were so bad before and after the NHL's Stadium Series game at Falcon Stadium that some fans didn't enter until the third period. Several thousand fans among the sellout crowd of...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli celebrates after scoring the go-ahead goal against the Colorado Avalanche 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 Zalubowski)

Toffoli scores NHL's first outdoor hat trick, Kings beat Avs

Feb. 16, 2020 12:08 AM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Col. (AP) — Tyler Toffoli will remember the Los Angeles Kings' 3-1 win over Colorado on Saturday night at the Air Force Academy for so many reasons. The thundering jets' flyover. The cadets high-fiving players as they came off the ice. The long clouds of breath, the short shifts. Oh, and...

The Carolina Hurricanes celebrate a goal by Andrei Svechnikov during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Hurricanes to host outdoor game at NC State in 2021

Feb. 15, 2020 10:27 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes will host an outdoor hockey game at N.C. State's Carter-Finely Stadium on Feb. 20, 2021, the NHL announced Saturday night. Carolina's opponent for the 12th NHL Stadium Series game is to be determined. It will be the 32nd NHL regular season outdoor game and first...

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....

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) misses a scoring chance during the second period of an NHL hockey game against Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Sellers have plenty of inventory ahead of NHL trade deadline

Feb. 12, 2020 2:35 AM EST

Chris Kreider watched teammates Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes handle all the speculation before getting traded a year ago and saw others do the same in previous seasons. With the New York Rangers still in the process of transitioning to contender status, it is Kreider’s turn, and he’s dealing with...

New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin (10) skates to his bench after scoring a goal past Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in New York. The Rangers won 4-1. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Panarin scores as Rangers beat Kings 4-1

Feb. 9, 2020 10:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Igor Shesterkin is making quite the impression on the New York Rangers. The rookie goaltender just keeps winning. Shesterkin made 42 saves for his fifth win in six starts, and the Rangers beat the hapless Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Sunday night. Artemi Panarin, Kaapo Kakko and Greg McKegg...

New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) stops the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Blackwood gets 2nd straight shutout, Devils beat Kings 3-0

Feb. 8, 2020 10:43 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mackenzie Blackwood is starting to play his best hockey of the season and so are the New Jersey Devils. Blackwood stopped a penalty shot and made 37 saves in posting his second straight shutout and the Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 Saturday night to extend their points streak to...

New York Islanders' Kieffer Bellows (20) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in New York. The Islanders won 5-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Rookie Bellows scores 2, Islanders rally to beat Kings 5-3

Feb. 6, 2020 11:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kieffer Bellows has made quite an impression for the New York Islanders in just two games in the NHL. Bellows scored his first two goals to help the Islanders rally for a 5-3 win over the last-place Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. The 21-year-old left wing had an assist in his NHL...

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...