| 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:55 AM
First off, yes, it really was that one-sided and happened to be the Kings’ seventh straight victory over the Oilers.
The Hunger Games, starring Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson
They are hard-working, hungry and pushing one another to new levels....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:40 PM
Jeff Carter, in an isolated situation, is often close to automatic. Hit the button and he scores.
Of course, the same could be said about many situations for the gifted goal-scorer.
Already on Saturday night, Carter had scored off the rush for the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Defenseman Jeff Schultz, who played seven playoff games during the Kings’ run to their second Stanley Cup title in three seasons, is among the 52 names submitted by the Kings to be engraved on the Stanley Cup. However, the names of Colin Fraser, who...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:05 PM
At least one byproduct of defenseman Jake Muzzin's injury is that it has forced the Kings to speed the development of Brayden McNabb.
Muzzin sat out the season opener against the San Jose Sharks because of an undisclosed upper-body issue and said...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 46-28-8 (100 points), 3rd.
Coach Darryl Sutter wants more from the kids, and wingers Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson look ready to deliver. Sutter also will have a full season of...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Two days after the Kings had won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons — probably before some players had gotten any sleep — General Manager Dean Lombardi was back at work, focusing on his next project.
A student of sports...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Fretting and pacing are two of Dean Lombardi's default mechanisms. That, and sprinkling references to Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson or the Pittsburgh Steelers during a routine conversation.
On this particular day, the Kings general manager sat in his...