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.
Edmonton Oilers (49-27-6, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (44-27-11, third in the Pacific Division)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evander Kane picked up his first hat trick in a Stanley Cup playoff game, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Zach Hyman each had two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers dominated the Los Angeles Kings for the second straight game, posting a 8-2 victory in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Friday night.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Phillip Danault capitalized after a miscue by Edmonton goalie Mike Smith and scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-3 win over the Oilers on Monday night in Game 1 of the opening-round playoff series.
SEATTLE (AP) — Lias Andersson’s first goal of the season for Los Angeles snapped a tie early in the third period and the Kings beat the Seattle Kraken 5-3 Wednesday night.
Gabriel Vilardi, Phillip Danault, Trevor Moore and Andreas Athanasioiu also scored for playoff-bound Los Angeles.
Anaheim Ducks (30-34-14, sixth in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (42-27-10, third in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles comes into a matchup with Anaheim as winners of three consecutive games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phillip Danault scored for the fifth straight game and the Los Angeles Kings moved closer to wrapping up a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
Chicago Blackhawks (26-40-11, seventh in the Central) vs. Los Angeles Kings (41-27-10, third in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -247, Blackhawks +201; over/under is 6
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Phillip Danault scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings solidified their grasp on a playoff spot with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phillip Danault scored his career-high 24th goal, Dustin Brown also scored in the first period and the Los Angeles Kings took a big step toward a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
Columbus Blue Jackets (35-33-6, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Los Angeles Kings (39-27-10, third in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus visits the Los Angeles Kings after Jack Roslovic scored two goals in the Blue Jackets' 5-1 victory over the Canadiens.
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon had three goals and two assists, Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice in a dominant first period and the Colorado Avalanche set a franchise record with their 53rd win by routing the Los Angeles Kings 9-3 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Blake Lizotte scored twice, Phillip Danault had a goal and an assist and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a three-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
Seattle Kraken (20-39-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (36-22-9, second in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles hosts Seattle in Western Conference play.
Seattle Kraken (20-38-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (35-22-9, second in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken visit Los Angeles after Phillip Danault scored two goals in the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Collin Delia grew up in Southern California going to Los Angeles Kings games and watching Jonathan Quick in goal.
Thursday night, Delia picked up the biggest win of his fledgling NHL career and outdueled Quick.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar scored on the power play, Cal Petersen made 29 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 on Thursday night.
Phillip Danault and Adrian Kempe each scored a goal, Sean Durzi had two assists, and the Kings avoided being swept in the four-game season series against the Sharks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored 1:13 into overtime, Zach Sawchenko made 33 saves to get his first career win, and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Thursday night.
Brent Burns and Nick Bonino each scored on the power play, Alexander Barbanov had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks ended a three-game skid.
BOSTON (AP) — Losing 7-0 at home to Boston stuck with the Los Angeles Kings, and they knew they'd have a chance to quickly make amends a week later.
“We got embarrassed at home,” Kings goalie Cal Petersen said on Monday night after the Kings rallied to beat the Bruins 3-2 in overtime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Roy and Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
Phillip Danault, Quinton Byfield and Brendan Lemieux also had goals and Cal Petersen made 26 saves.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored his second goal in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Friday night.
Andreas Athanasiou and Phillip Danault also scored for Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kailer Yamamoto scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:46 left and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated under new coach Jay Woodcroft with a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Phillip Danault scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings finished off a highly successful six-game trip with a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles Kings (21-16-6, third in the Pacific) vs. New York Islanders (15-14-6, sixth in the Metropolitan)
Elmont; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Los Angeles in a non-conference matchup.
Los Angeles Kings (20-13-5, second in the Pacific) vs. San Jose Sharks (20-17-2, fourth in the Pacific)
San Jose, California; Monday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles will try to build upon its four-game win streak with a victory over San Jose.
SEATTLE (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored his 17th goal of the season early in the first period, Phillip Danault scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Seattle Kraken 3-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phillip Danault, Blake Lizotte and Adrian Kempe scored, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-1 Monday night.
Trevor Moore had two assists and Cal Petersen made 22 saves for the Kings, who have won four of five.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cal Petersen stopped all 21 shots he faced in his first start in more than a month, Phillip Danault and Drew Doughty scored in the first period, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to a 4-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brendan Lemieux scored in his first game back after a suspension and the Los Angeles Kings ended the Minnesota Wild’s eight-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory Saturday night.
Toronto Maple Leafs (13-6-1, second in the Atlantic) vs. Los Angeles Kings (8-7-3, sixth in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings +135, Maple Leafs -159; over/under is 5.5
MONTREAL (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored on a sweeping move at 3:39 of overtime and the Los Angeles Kings extended their winning streak to six games with a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Los Angeles Kings (6-5-1, fourth in the Pacific) vs. Montreal Canadiens (3-10-0, eighth in the Atlantic)
Montreal; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens -138, Kings +116; over/under is 5.5
TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Quick made 33 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat Toronto 5-1 on Monday night, snapping the Maple Leafs' five-game win streak.
Phillip Danault had two goals and an assist for Los Angeles, which won its fifth straight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After winning only one of their first seven games, the Los Angeles Kings are starting to find their stride despite being without a couple of key players.
Arthur Kaliyev scored in the fourth round of a shootout and the Kings extended their winning streak to three games with a 3-2 victory over the St.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Phillip Danault established himself as a reliable contributor at both ends of the ice, he rarely got to play against the modern standard for two-way centers in Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings.
MONTREAL (AP) — Phillip Danault was patting rookie Cole Caufield on the back for playing a big role in helping the Canadiens’ remarkable playoff run, while familiar chants of `Ole, Ole’ and sounds of horn-honking could be heard from a large celebrating crowd outside the Bell Centre walls.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jesper Kotkaniemi had a goal and an assist to lead the Montreal Canadiens over the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Wednesday night...