| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:45 PM
The Kings tried to reestablish their identity Tuesday and climb back into their first-round playoff series against San Jose. However, the resilient but still-flawed performance now leaves them facing an early end to their season.
And, maybe, to an era....
| 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 12, 2014
| 11:27 PM
They paid tribute to his “class and charisma,” and the Kings sent Finnish icon Teemu Selanne of the Ducks off with a whimsical gift in a pregame ceremony honoring Selanne's career.
A standup paddleboard.
Selanne is not going off into the...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
They have become so expert at moving on, from the highs after series victories and the lows after devastating losses.
The Kings mute their emotions and simply get on with it.
Except Moving Day never works quite so well against the Blackhawks....
| May 19, 2014
| 7:04 PM
May the best Marian prevail …
The Blackhawks have veteran winger Marian Hossa of Slovakia, and the Kings counter with veteran winger Marian Gaborik of Slovakia.
Gaborik, 32, has 347 career NHL goals; Hossa, three years older, has 464.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Upon further review . . .
Teammates were more than impressed with Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's incredible kick save on Blake Wheeler with just under a minute remaining in their 4-2 win over Winnipeg on Saturday night.
Quick was on his stomach and...
| 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 19, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi knew his team needed a productive left wing in order to go far this season and he knew Columbus winger Marian Gaborik might be available, but Lombardi had season-long salary cap problems and Gaborik's salary was $7.5...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Heads up, Patrick Kane.
Whatever, the Kings were converging on the Blackhawks' dynamic goal-scorer the way everybody used to try to eliminate Michael Jordan.
It was only one game of the Western Conference finals. I get that. It also might'...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Michal Handzus’ career seemed near its end when the Kings let him depart as a free agent after the 2010-11 season and he signed with San Jose.
But the Slovakian center is still going strong at age 37 and has become the second-line center for the...