| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The phone call never gets old. Especially when it is unexpected.
David Van der Gulik joined the Kings here Thursday morning in Pittsburgh on emergency recall and the 31-year-old forward will make his Kings debut Thursday night. He took line rushes...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:58 PM
The missing link has been painfully obvious to the Kings during their first long trip of the season.
They should get center Anze Kopitar in the lineup Sunday — barring some odd setback — and none too soon for the Kings' No. 1 defenseman Drew...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 7:30 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Anze Kopitar's expression — a quick flash of frustration — essentially spoke for a team still searching for its first road win of the season.
The Kings center with world-class skills had a brilliant opportunity in close...
| 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 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...