Latest Ilya Kovalchuk News

Stamkos focused on team success, not personal milestones

Nov. 20, 2019 2:17 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos celebrated another milestone in a stellar career with grace and humility. The long-time captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning scored his 400th goal last weekend, joining an elite group that includes eight other active players — Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Marian...

Iafallo scores in OT, Kings rally for 3-2 win over Red Wings

Nov. 15, 2019 3:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Young forwards Alex Iafallo and Adrian Kempe did enough to help the Los Angeles Kings to consecutive wins. Iafallo scored 23 seconds into overtime and the Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Thursday night. Kempe scored with 1:48 remaining in the third period to tie the game at...

Kings bench Kovalchuk, team refuses to say for how long

Nov. 13, 2019 2:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Left wing Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings in their 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and the team wouldn't say how long he will be out of the lineup. Sportsnet Canada reported before the game that the Kings informed Kovalchuk he is being...

Kopitar, Walker lead Kings to 3-1 win over Wild

Nov. 13, 2019 2:38 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anytime the Los Angeles Kings can get an early goal from Anze Kopitar and pair it with key saves from Jonathan Quick, it is usually going to result in a win. That happened Tuesday night as Kopitar extended his point streak to four games and Quick made 27 saves in a 3-1 victory over the...

Blues score three power play goals, beat Kings 5-2

Oct. 25, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas missed the first part of the season to an upper body injury. He's starting to find his game now. Alex Pietrangelo and Thomas scored goals in a two-minute span of the second period and the St. Louis Blues came back to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Thursday night. "Anytime...

Carter helps Kings beat Flames 4-1 to snap 3-game skid

Oct. 20, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd McLellan was beginning to worry about his Los Angeles Kings doing the right things but not getting the desired results for their hard work. The first-year coach can breathe a little easier now. The Kings played one of their most complete games of the young season with a 4-1 victory...

Hutton notches 2nd straight shutout, Sabres beat Kings 3-0

Oct. 18, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton keeps stopping shots. The Los Angeles Kings can't seem to score. Put the teams together and the result is predictable. Hutton set a Buffalo record for saves in a shutout with 47 and recorded his second straight shutout in a 3-0 win over the Kings...

LA Kings blow 3-goal lead, rally late to blast Predators 7-4

Oct. 12, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings took a three-goal lead over powerhouse Nashville into the third period, and they blew it all. They somehow ended up winning their home opener by three goals anyway. After the Kings slumped to the bottom of the Pacific Division last season, they're back with more...

Miller finishes with 4 points, Canucks beat Kings 8-2

Oct. 10, 2019 2:47 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks got the victory they sorely needed. J.T. Miller had a goal and three assists to lead the Canucks to an 8-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Miller finished Vancouver's home opener with a career-high four points, while Brandon Sutter...

Doughty's OT winner gives Kings 4-3 win over Flames

Oct. 9, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Drew Doughty and Matthew Tkachuk lived up to the hype around their rivalry. Doughty scored a power-play goal 50 seconds into overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Tkachuk scored twice, including the tying goal with 64 seconds...