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LA Kings get Kevin Fiala in trade with Minnesota Wild

Jun. 29, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings acquired high-scoring forward Kevin Fiala from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for their first-round pick in the upcoming draft and prospect Brock Faber. Fiala is a restricted free agent, but the Kings are expected to sign the...

Kings hope postseason experience translates to more progress

May. 16, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Todd McLellan's Los Angeles Kings gained valuable experience after making it to the playoffs for the first time since 2018. That will mean nothing if the Kings are unable to make more progress next season. "Experience is only good if you do...

McDavid, Smith lead Oilers to 2-0 win over Kings in Game 7

May. 15, 2022 02:29 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Captain Connor McDavid has seen his team through to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. McDavid a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers got a nerve-racking 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 7 on Saturday night. ...

Three 7s: NHL has Game 7 tripleheader on tap for Saturday

May. 13, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The players dream of it. The fans look forward to it. Game 7. And on Saturday, there will be three of them. The NHL is wrapping up the first round of the playoffs with a rare treat: back-to-back-to-back seventh games that will go a long...

Kane scores twice as Oilers beat Kings, force deciding game

May. 13, 2022 02:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If a picture indeed tells a thousand words, Evander Kane holding seven fingers in the air after scoring an empty-net goal told plenty about the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. The Oilers fought off elimination and forced a deciding game. Kane's...

McDavid's Oilers on brink along with Lightning, Bruins, Wild

May. 11, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Connor McDavid has stood on this precipice several times before, and he does not care for the view. The Edmonton Oilers are one loss away from their third consecutive opening-round playoff exit after back-to-back losses to the upstart Kings. Los Angeles is one of...

Oilers' Nurse suspended 1 game for head-butting Danault

May. 11, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse will miss Game 6 of Edmonton’s first-round playoff series with Los Angeles after the NHL suspended him one game for head-butting Kings forward Phillip Danault. The incident occurred with 10 seconds left in the second period of the...

Kempe scores in OT, Kings lead Oilers 3-2 in playoff series

May. 11, 2022 03:01 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Three-point games from Edmonton's stars wasn't enough to save the Oilers. Adrian Kempe's overtime goal moved the Los Angeles Kings within a victory of advancing in the playoffs. Kempe scored 1:12 into overtime to give the Kings a 5-4 win over the Oilers on...

Frustrated Fiala still scoreless with Wild-Blues series even

May. 09, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

Kevin Fiala has often let his frustration show if he's not producing up to his star potential, and the Minnesota Wild left wing was in a tense mood after another flat performance in St. Louis. Four games into the first round against the Blues, with the teams tied at two games, Fiala...

Quick change: Kings rout Oilers 4-0 in Game 4, series even

May. 09, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick lost his catching glove in the second period and still kept defending Los Angeles' net, his bare left hand grasping at an Edmonton shot that went off the crossbar. With the Kings reeling from back-to-back blowout losses and teetering on the brink...