Habs, Kings both chase second victory in two days

The Montreal Canadiens, off to a 2-1-0 start on their five-game road trip, continue the trek with a Saturday matinee against the Los Angeles Kings. After dropping the first game of the trip 5-2 against the Boston Bruins, coach Martin St. Louis’ group responded with a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday and a 3-2 victory against the San Jose Sharks on Friday afternoon. It’s the first road trip of more than three

Streaking Kings aim to take down sliding Ducks

Riding a three-game winning streak, the Los Angeles Kings are among the NHL’s hottest teams heading into Thanksgiving and a Friday afternoon visit to their California rivals, the Anaheim Ducks. Coming off a 4-1 win over Pacific Division foe Arizona, the Kings’ current streak brings them to 9-1-2 through their past 12 games. With that, they have lifted themselves up the divisional standings, sitting on 25 points through 17 games, trailing only the Vegas Golden

Streaking Kings ready for meeting with short-handed Coyotes

The Los Angeles Kings will try to continue piling up points when they meet the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night in Tempe, Ariz. The Kings are 8-1-2 in their past 11 games following a dominant 5-1 win against the visiting St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. “We’ve had a couple of statement games early on in the season,” Kings forward Quinton Byfield said. “A lot of them have come on the road, which is a

Kings face Blues trying to solve home woes

The Los Angeles Kings aim for back-to-back home victories for the first time this season when they host the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. The Kings, who are a league-best 7-0-0 on the road, snapped a three-game home losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday, just the second home victory in eight games this season (2-3-3). Only the rebuilding Chicago Blackhawks (1-4-0) had fewer home wins. The Kings’ Cam

Kings hope for success on home ice vs. Flyers

The Los Angeles Kings carry an eight-game point streak into Saturday night’s game against the visiting Philadelphia Flyers, but the hosts don’t necessarily have a home-ice advantage. It will be the third game in four nights for Los Angeles, which is a perfect 7-0-0 on the road this season but has managed just one win in six games (1-2-3) at Crypto.com Arena. That’s one fewer home win than the woeful San Jose Sharks. “I don’t

Kings aim to extend road win streak vs. mighty Golden Knights

After dominating the headlines with their season-opening 12-game point streak, the Vegas Golden Knights find themselves on the other end of streak talk when they host the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. The defending Stanley Cup champion Golden Knights suffered their first regulation loss of the season on Sunday at Anaheim, allowing four consecutive third-period goals to the Ducks in a 4-2 loss. That snapped a streak of 20 straight games

Kings carry perfect road mark into Philadelphia

The Los Angeles Kings will try to remain perfect on the road this season when they continue their four-game trek against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Kings, who opened the trip with a 4-1 victory at Toronto on Tuesday, improved to an NHL-best 5-0-0 on the road with a 3-2 win at Ottawa on Thursday. After the Saturday game, they will fly home to Los Angeles before heading to Las Vegas to the

Kings face Senators, look to continue hot road start

The Los Angeles Kings will try to continue their dominance on the road when they visit the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. The Kings are 4-0-0 in away games this season, including Tuesday’s 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ten different Los Angeles players had at least one point, and goalie Cam Talbot again was sharp in stopping 29 of 30 shots. “(Toronto) is a tough building to play in,” Talbot said. “They come

Kings visit Maple Leafs, seek fourth straight road win

The Los Angeles Kings will be going for their fourth consecutive road win Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Kings are undefeated on the road this season but are 1-2-2 at home after losing 4-3 in a shootout to the defending Stanley Cup champion Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday. “They are the measuring stick, obviously, they’ve earned that right,” Kings coach Todd McLellan said. “We were able to play a pretty good game,