| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Future headline: This is 30.
It's almost hard to conceive that Dustin Brown, the baby-faced longtime captain of the Kings, will be having a milestone birthday in November.
The father of four youngsters, owner of two Stanley Cup rings and two-time U.S....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:29 PM
John Stevens, promoted to the position of associate head coach by the Kings over the summer, said he initially didn’t like the concept of playing split-squad games in training camp.
But as the man in charge of the squad that will face a Coyotes...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:55 PM
For a long time, Anze Kopitar seemed like one of the NHL's best-kept secrets.
The Kings knew how skillful the Slovenian center is at both ends of the ice, and teams he faced on a regular basis knew they were in for a battle.
But not until last season,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Some thoughts on the Kings’ first home preseason game, a 4-3 shootout victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night at Staples Center:
Marian Gaborik is a scoring machine
You could probably awaken Gaborik from a nap, put him on the ice, and...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:54 PM
In a sport increasingly influenced by analytics, in a league where one bad decision can wreck a team's salary-cap structure and cramp its future, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi relied on old-fashioned methodology in deciding to keep Mike Richards...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Nourishing the hockey beast in Canada wasn't easy in the days leading up to the start of NHL training camps. But the cable network TSN did its best and rolled out a single-elimination bracket style to answer one simple question.
You are starting an...
| May 1, 2014
Even though it went seven games, the New York Rangers dominated the Philadelphia Flyers for most of their Round 1 series. Even if Flyers goalie Steve Mason played the first two games, the Rangers still would have won the series......
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Of course, the Kings fell behind early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final and went into the first intermission trailing the New York Rangers by two goals. Based on the Kings' playoff habits this spring, they had the Rangers exactly where they wanted the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Praise is being heaped upon general manager of the year finalist Dean Lombardi now that his resilient, hand-crafted Kings have won a third consecutive Game 7 road playoff game to advance to the Stanley Cup Final against the New York Rangers....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Williams' flair for the dramatic allowed the Los Angeles Kings to prevail in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Williams scored 4:36 into overtime, lifting the Kings to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers before a sellout crowd of...