| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:15 AM
What we learned from the Kings’ 2-1 shootout loss to the New York Islanders at Staples Center on Thursday:
The Kings’ offense isn’t clicking on a consistent basis
No great news there, but it’s something to monitor. Coach Darryl...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 11:01 PM
He spoke recently about needing to get his hands and feet working together on the same page.
Kings forward Marian Gaborik did just that, and those hands pulled his linemate, center Anze Kopitar, right along for the ride and kick-started the Kings as they...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Here are a few takeaways from what was a well-balanced offensive attack by the Kings in a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night, a game that featured multipoint efforts from six players: Marian Gaborik, Anze Kopitar, Alec Martinez, Jake...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Jarret Stoll looked like a kid again, more like a giddy 12-year-old than a 32-year-old with two Stanley Cups on his resume.
Scoring goals has a way of melting the years away. The Kings’ center delivered his first of the season 2 minutes 19 seconds...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Three days felt like 30.
Three full days passed between Kings games at Staples Center. They were three days of emotions, starting with confusion and unanswered questions after their teammate, defenseman Slava Voynov, was suspended indefinitely after...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There were multiple storylines heading into the Kings game against Buffalo on Thursday night but the usual themes emerged by the time they left with their fifth straight victory. Starting and finishing with the performance of goalie Jonathan Quick....
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:13 PM
It’s an eye-catching statistic: The Kings, who allowed the fewest goals in the NHL last season and the second-fewest shots (26.2 per game), ranked 28th in the shots-against rankings through Friday’s games, at an average of 35 per game....
| Oct 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
It seems harsh to find fault with the Kings, who have won five straight games and will face Columbus on Sunday in the finale of a six-game homestand.
But they became Stanley Cup champions twice in three seasons by achieving high standards, and they...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:50 PM
There was much for the Kings to celebrate Sunday, but their joy was tempered by the harsh realities that are part of a game played by ever-bigger, faster players in a confined space.
That the Kings pulled away from the hard-hitting Columbus Blue Jackets...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Kings extended their winning streak to six on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Staples Center, but their joy was tempered by the upper-body injury that took center Anze Kopitar out of the game about 13 minutes into the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Three things we learned from the Kings’ 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday:
Both teams show mercy when a player is injured The concern shown by players on both teams for injured Columbus forward Nick Foligno was genuine....