| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:55 PM
Coach Darryl Sutter was feisty while leading the Kings through their morning skate Tuesday at Washington's Verizon Center, and he maintained his edge afterward, deriding a question about the team’s desperation level and saying reporters were baiting...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:58 PM
Shaved, shorn and suavely suited, Kings players and staffers gathered onstage in the White House East room Monday and smiled politely as President Obama joked how unfortunate it was that they had defeated his hometown Chicago Blackhawks on the way to...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:50 PM
For Kings right wing Justin Williams, visiting the White House to meet the president and accept congratulations for winning the Stanley Cup is becoming a habit.
"It's my third time now. I think I should maybe get a room in the White House, I'm not sure....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:30 PM
If the Kings deserved an "A" for effort in a gritty 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday at the TD Garden — and they competed hard and fearlessly against a team whose size, physicality and defensive structure echoes their own — goaltender...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:12 PM
If there is a price to be paid for playing 11 playoff series and 64 playoff games in the past three years, one can argue that the Kings are making that payment right now.
As of Tuesday, the reigning Stanley Cup champion Kings are on the outside...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:11 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi drifted over to another sport — using a baseball analogy — to describe the perplexing decline of center Mike Richards, whom the team placed on waivers Monday.
"Mike, through his career, has shown he can be...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:10 PM
Maybe the upcoming pause in the action will revive the Kings in much the same way the long Olympic break did last season.
Unfortunately, there aren't 20 days between games, only because of All-Star festivities and then a game against Chicago on Jan. 28....
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:38 PM
Kings defenseman Alec Martinez was back in Los Angeles, having returned home because of concussion symptoms.
Another Kings defenseman, veteran Robyn Regehr, spent most of the early morning hours awake and unwell, dealing with a suspected case of food...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:47 PM
Just to get it out of the way, the last team that won the Stanley Cup and missed the playoffs the following season was the Carolina Hurricanes, who triumphed in 2006 but couldn't crash the postseason party in 2007.
That bit of NHL history is becoming...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:00 AM
What we learned about the Kings’ 4-0 loss to the Capitals at Verizon Center:
We learned that this season is teetering at the point of no return—as in no return to the playoffs for the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings. It’s a...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:07 PM
It was shootout karma.
Or something like that.
You can guess what happened a day after Kings Coach Darryl Sutter ripped shootouts after practice here, saying, "I don't have the time of day for them."
The Kings were forced to have the time of day...