| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:21 AM
It's hard to find a more superstitious group than hockey players.
Scraggly playoff beards. Bizarre on-ice rituals. Refusal to touch any trophy other than the actual Stanley Cup, making the conference trophies among the most lonely in sports.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:55 PM
NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from capturing the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons.
Los Angeles turned back the New York Rangers 3-0 in Game 3 on Monday, taking a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:57 PM
SOCHI, Russia — And then there were 12.
The first of 13 Kings and Ducks chosen to represent their respective homelands at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament was eliminated Tuesday, when Switzerland and Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller lost a...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The International Ice Hockey Federation has issued a statement clarifying the ruling on Russia's disallowed goal in the third period of a preliminary-round game against the U.S. on Saturday.
Russian officials and players disputed the...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The six Kings and seven Ducks who are representing their respective homelands have had a big impact on the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
Here’s a look at how they did in games played Sunday:
Austria 3, Norway 1: No Kings...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:10 PM
Incredible drama, dire moments, euphoria.
All of it clings to a Game 7, and for Kings forward Justin Williams so does another pattern.
A goal, an assist, a victory.
In the Kings' 5-4 Western Conference finals overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Kings thought they were playing in the Western Conference finals.
But it appears they spent the last two games finding out they’re spectators at the Patrick Kane Invitational.
Kane managed just one point in the first four games of this...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:18 PM
LOS ANGELES — After being throttled by the Kings in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Monday night, the Blackhawks were quite interested in talking about what happened just over a year ago.
It was then the Hawks reeled off three...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:14 PM
SAN JOSE — Why should the series that has made such little sense start doing so now?
The Kings managed Saturday night to stave off playoff elimination for the second time in three days, this time in a forbidding place, an arena where they had...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:01 AM
You hear the names of the teams and years, spoken almost in hushed, ceremonial tones: the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, the 1975 New York Islanders and the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers.
The 2014 Kings are within one game of joining these hockey-history makers,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:05 PM
When have the Kings done anything the normal way, in victory or in defeat?
Blown out of the first two games of their playoff series against San Jose, their season on the line after they lost the third game in overtime, the Kings on Monday clawed their...