| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:31 PM
A victory by the Kings over the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night at Staples Center — whether in regulation, overtime or shootout — will ensure the Kings of the third seed in the Pacific division and their fifth consecutive playoff...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The last time Ben Lovejoy made such a glaring miscue, he and the Ducks regrouped for a 21-1-2 roll.
Now on the heels of another rare lapse, the defenseman and his teammates skated through one of their most determined practices Wednesday, emerging,...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:21 PM
If it was good enough to win the Pacific Division and gain the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs, then why aren't the Ducks using their shutdown line of Andrew Cogliano, Saku Koivu and Daniel Winnik in that role against the Kings?
| May 6, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Is this the year that Kings center Anze Kopitar solidifies his lofty position in the NHL in the view of people … outside of L.A.?
That might sound a bit odd when talking about someone who led the NHL in playoff scoring in 2012 when the Kings...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was late in the third period, when legs can tire and skates can turn sluggish.
Just the right time for Tyler Toffoli to inject a little energy into the game.
Hopping off the bench, the young Kings forward scrambled across center ice, tracking...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:14 PM
SAN JOSE — Why should the series that has made such little sense start doing so now?
The Kings managed Saturday night to stave off playoff elimination for the second time in three days, this time in a forbidding place, an arena where they had...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The regular season will end Sunday, and so will the voting period for the NHL's individual trophies.
Colorado Coach Patrick Roy is too brash to win any popularity contests but he deserves to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, an honor...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:57 PM
CALGARY, Canada — After 80 regular-season games, it is official: The Kings will be making their way to San Jose.
That's where they will open the first round of the playoffs with many signs pointing to a Game 1 possibly Wednesday at San Jose.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:01 AM
You hear the names of the teams and years, spoken almost in hushed, ceremonial tones: the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, the 1975 New York Islanders and the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers.
The 2014 Kings are within one game of joining these hockey-history makers,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:05 PM
When have the Kings done anything the normal way, in victory or in defeat?
Blown out of the first two games of their playoff series against San Jose, their season on the line after they lost the third game in overtime, the Kings on Monday clawed their...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:34 PM
The first playoff series between the rivals comes after the Ducks were 4-0-1 against the Kings, losing only in a nine-round shootout Dec. 3 at Honda Center. The Ducks, the Western Conference's top-seeded team, claimed a pair of 2-1 regulation wins and...