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Predators score twice in third period, top Kings 2-1

Oct. 19, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene and Tanner Jeannot scored in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Predators goalie Juuse Saros made 25 saves for Nashville, while Anze Kopitar had the lone goal...

Talbot, Wild beat Kings 3-2, for 2-game sweep to open season

Oct. 17, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frederick Gaudreau, Victor Rask and Ryan Hartman scored in the second period and the Minnesota Wild held on for a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Cam Talbot started for the second straight night and made 29 saves. He stopped 57...

Injuries to top Golden Knights players testing resolve early

Oct. 16, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas lost two more players when forward Max Pacioretty and captain Mark Stone got hurt Thursday against Los Angeles, adding two key names to the Golden Knights' long list of injuries. Pacioretty is week to week after he broke a foot during the 6-2 loss...

Kopitar's hat trick propels Kings to 6-2 victory over Vegas

Oct. 15, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings are hoping that some of their young players step to the forefront to help end a three-year postseason drought. But on opening night, it was the veteran standouts from the franchise's two Stanley Cup title runs that led the way. ...

Ramsey embracing leadership role on and off field for Rams

Oct. 14, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey rounded up the Los Angeles Rams' defensive backs and took everybody to the Dodgers' NL division series playoff game earlier this week. On Thursday night, the DBs assembled again and headed downtown to watch the Los Angeles...

Kings' Byfield placed on injured reserve with broken ankle

Oct. 06, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quinton Byfield was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, a day after fracturing his left ankle in a preseason game. Byfield, the second overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, was hurt in the third period of the Kings’ 4-1...

Kings center Byfield injured in preseason loss to Arizona

Oct. 06, 2021 01:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quinton Byfield, the second overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, suffered a lower body injury during the third period of the Los Angeles Kings' 4-1 loss to the Arizona Coyotes in a preseason game Tuesday night. The 19-year old center hit the corner...

Cali slump: All 3 NHL teams in Golden State are rebuilding

Oct. 01, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — What just a few years ago was the most treacherous stretch of the NHL schedule for many teams has turned into a bit of breather of late. The days of being run by the physical, overpowering teams in San Jose, Anaheim and Los Angeles are long in...

Doughty, Kopitar confident Kings can end postseason drought

Sep. 29, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Doughty has never been one to shy away from high expectations. So, as the defenseman enters his 14th season with Los Angeles, he thinks the Kings have enough talent to make the playoffs for the first time in four seasons. “I think that’s our...

Kings sign G Cal Petersen to 3-year, $15 million extension

Sep. 22, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Goalie Cal Petersen has agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday for Petersen, an Iowa native and Notre Dame product who signed with the club as an unrestricted...