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Carlson, Capitals down Kings 3-1 for fifth straight win

Dec. 5, 2019 2:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Johnny for Norris” is all the Washington Capitals can say inside their dressing room about the outstanding play of defenseman John Carlson. If Carlson can keep up the pace of his prolific point production, everyone will know that phrase by season’s end. Carlson...

Ducks hold off LA Kings 4-2 in 1st rivalry meeting of season

Dec. 3, 2019 1:34 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Something was missing from the first Freeway Faceoff of the season. Although the game had plenty of goals and a few big hits, this series’ usual pugnaciousness and belligerence was mostly nowhere to be seen. Anaheim Ducks coach Dallas Eakins even told his staff afterward:...

Blackhawks reviewing assistant Marc Crawford’s conduct

Dec. 3, 2019 12:03 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks assistant Marc Crawford will be away from the team while it reviews his conduct with another organization. The Blackhawks didn’t provide any details Monday about what they are examining, but former NHL forward Sean Avery recently told the New York Post that Crawford kicked...

Kings cool Jets’ November roll with 2-1 win

Dec. 1, 2019 2:27 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings made themselves at home in November. Even the Winnipeg Jets, who have been road warriors over the last month to set their own records, couldn’t find a way to disrupt the Kings’ flow on home ice. Joakim Ryan and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored and the...

Martin Jones makes 33 saves, Sharks beat Kings 4-1

Nov. 29, 2019 8:31 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Martin Jones helped the San Jose Sharks get over a bad game. Jones made 33 saves and Noah Gregor scored his first career NHL goal in the Sharks’ 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday. Logan Couture, Patrick Marleau and Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored to help San...

Kings beat Islanders 4-1 behind 24 saves from surging Quick

Nov. 28, 2019 2:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick seems to have figured things out in goal for the Los Angeles Kings. The same seems to be true for the rapidly improving team in front of him, from the power play to the penalty-kill to the overall record for the Kings. Quick stopped 24 shots, Dustin Brown and Alex Iafallo...

Former NHL head coaches serving as assistants

Nov. 26, 2019 4:22 PM EST

Twenty of 31 teams have a former NHL head coach as an assistant, and six have more than one. Here’s a look at the 27 coaches filling those jobs: ANAHEIM DUCKS Darryl Sutter: Coaching adviser won Stanley Cup in fourth head NHL job with Los Angeles in 2012 and 2014. ARIZONA COYOTES Phil Housley: Fresh off...

Kings’ Alec Martinez has surgery on wrist cut by skate

Nov. 26, 2019 4:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez had surgery on his right wrist that was cut by a skate and is expected to make a full recovery. Doctors repaired the radial artery and two superficial radial nerves at Keck Medical Center, the team said. He will be evaluated weekly, but the team...

Marleau scores in OT, surging Sharks top Kings 4-3

Nov. 26, 2019 3:09 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Marleau has played more games against the Los Angeles Kings than any other team in his 22 NHL seasons, and the San Jose forward still delights in finding new ways to frustrate them. Marleau scored at 2:35 of overtime to give the surging Sharks a 4-3 win over the Kings on Monday...

Crouse scores, leaves with injury as Coyotes beat Kings

Nov. 23, 2019 7:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawson Crouse experienced it all against the Los Angeles Kings. Crouse scored the go-ahead goal before a scary fall that forced him to leave the game, and the Arizona Coyotes held on to beat the Kings 3-2 on Saturday. Phil Kessel and Christian Fischer also scored for the Coyotes, who...