Gaborik adds scoring to LA Kings' playoff plans

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade last month.
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Why the Los Angeles Kings made the playoffs

Anze Kopitar puts a move on a defender. The Los Angeles Kings are set to begin their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the San Jose Sharks. At times this season, it appeared that the Kings may not even make the playoffs. Their offense has been a huge problem for most of the year, but their defense constantly shut teams down all year and put them in positions to win games...
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NHL Playoffs Simulation - Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks finished the regular season with 111 points and a +49 goal differential. The Los Angeles Kings finished with 100 points, a +32 differential and allowed the least goals in the NHL this season. Our simulation has the Sharks winning in 5 games.Game 1Kings 1Sharks 2Sharks lead series 1-01st Period:LA - Anze Kopitar (1) (Dustin Brown) 4:17SJ - James Sheppard (1) (Tyler...
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This Los Angeles Kings Rocker-Dad Fan Loves Overtime Hockey Way More Than You

Some fans tend to just coast through the last few weeks of the regular season before getting re-energized for the playoffs, but not this Los Angeles Kings fan. As the Kings faced off against the Ducks at home for their regular season finale, absolutely nothing could bring down this guy’s spirit as the game headed to overtime. Screw his iPhone-attached female acquaintance, all he...
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LA Kings Playoff Bound

Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images The Kings battled back from three goals down to force a shoot out, before losing 4-3 on the road in Calgary Wednesday. The loss for LA was their third straight and fourth in their last five games. The visitors started their fightback with 3.51 left in the middle frame. Jarret Stoll was able to tip the puck past the Flames goalie Karri Ramo after...
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Jonathan Quick’s sole winner of Jennings Trophy

New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored on Bruins goaltender Chad Johnson at 7:12 of the first period in this afternoon’s game, breaking the tie between Boston and the Los Angeles Kings for the fewest goals allowed. Given that Los Angeles has played in its last game, that means that goaltender Jonathan Quick is the sole winner of the Jennings Trophy in 2013-14. The...
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Los Angeles Kings Pay Tribute To Ducks Forward Teemu Selanne (Video)

The Los Angeles Kings paid tribute to a rival and one of the NHL’s greatest players Saturday night when the team honored Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne before the two teams matched up. Selanne, who plans to retire after this year’s playoffs, was not in the Ducks’ lineup for the final rivalry match of the regular season at the Staples Center because of a scheduling strategy...
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This L.A. Kings fan was pumped up for overtime (Video)

On Saturday night, Prime Ticket television cameras caught a Los Angeles Kings fan in the crowd who seemed particularly excited as the game against the Anaheim Ducks headed into overtime. But seriously, how can you listen to the intro to Metallica's "Enter Sandman" and not get pumped up?Unfortunately, the fan likely went home disappointed as the Ducks beat the Kings...
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Kings clinch tie for Jennings Trophy

LOS ANGELES -- The Kings once again solidified their status as one of the top defensive teams in the NHL Saturday night when Jonathan Quick allowed just three goals to clinch a tie for the Jennings Trophy. The William M. Jennings Trophy is awarded to the top goaltender, or pair of goaltenders, that have played in at least 25 games and allowed the fewest goals in the league. Jonathan...
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Ducks beat Kings in potential playoff preview

LOS ANGELES -- The Ducks and Kings engaged in a fierce overtime battle that essentially was meaningless. Yet the battle that waged during the five sudden-death minutes and the ensuing shootout gave the hockey world a glimpse of a potential second-round playoff matchup. While it was the Ducks that won this battle, 4-3 in a shootout, the preview of a possible Stanley Cup Playoff war...
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Kings Report: Trevor Lewis gets two year extension

The Los Angeles Kings have signed bottom six forward Trevor Lewis to a two year contract extension thus locking up one of the club's most important defensive forwards. S Kings general manager Dean Lombardi announced the extension for Lewis who was the Kings first round pick (17th overall) in the 2006 entry draft, and has been a significant member of the Kings being twice named...
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Jonathan Quick makes surprise appearance on 'Ellen' (Video)

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick made a surprise appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to greet 14-year-old piano prodigy Daniel Clarke Bouchard, a big fan of Quick.Bouchard received a goalie stick and a Jonathan Quick jersey and was offered tickets to any Kings game the next time he is in town. A very nice gesture by Quick, and kudos to Ellen for helping to make it...
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Five for Fighting's John Ondrasik talks Kings, favorite LA sports memories

LOS ANGELES -- You might have recognized him from his performance at January's NHL Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium and you've definitely heard his song "Stand Up" at Kings games. John Ondrasik, the singer-songwriter behind Five for Fighting has merged his two passions, music and sports, in his role with the Los Angeles Kings. But it's more than just the...
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The Latest Surrounding the Kings

The Kings suffered their second loss in their last three outings Thursday with 2-1 reversal in San Jose. Two players hit milestones for the visitors as Anze Kopitar played his 600th regular season game and Matt Greene suited up for his 500th regular season encounter. The visitors went in front just 3.36 into the opening period. Alec Martinez got off a shot that first deflected of...
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WATCH: Matt Greene gets hit with puck, bleeds through skate

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Matt Greene was removed from Saturday night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks after suffering a pressure cut on his right foot that bled through his skate and onto the ice. While he appeared to be in close contact with Canucks’ goaltender Jonathan Quick and center Ryan Kesler leading up to the third period injury, Greene insists that it was the...
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