| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:43 AM
A few takeaways -- which sound a lot like some of the same old ones -- from the end of a long homestand for the struggling Kings following a 2-1 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday.
Losing third-period leads … again
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:17 PM
They combined for seven goals — moments of verve, flash and dash — putting on an entertaining show of offense.
Not quite a month later, the Kings and Calgary Flames opted for something different Monday night at Staples Center. They toiled...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
There were times in the hard-hitting Saturday night game against the Kings that Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf said it seemed that “some guys didn’t even know there was a puck out there.”
Anaheim absorbed a very good shot from the Kings,...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:29 PM
January-type hockey? Not really.
There were times when the hard-hitting Kings-Ducks game reached another level at Staples Center. Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf said it seemed that "some guys didn't even know there was a puck out there."
The Ducks won, 3-...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:04 PM
The ceremony the Kings staged to retire Rob Blake's jersey was very much like Blake himself: unpretentious, mostly understated but illuminated by genuine emotion that hit home as hard as any punch to the gut.
The emotional jolts Saturday weren't as...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 6:00 PM
They had a surprising Sunday afternoon snarl, that edge you like to see in the final month and a half of the season.
Unfortunately, for the Kings, there was little else behind their scowls and growls. Winnipeg scored three second-period goals on its way...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:25 PM
For those seeking deep, dark omens for the Kings after the Ducks rallied for four goals in the third period Friday and skated off with a 4-2 victory at Honda Center, for those who would see it as a symbol of the Kings' problems or inconsistencies this...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:20 AM
What we learned from the Kings’ 4-2 loss to the Ducks on Friday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim:
More work ahead
The Kings have made a remarkable climb from outside the top eight in the West to get back into the playoff picture, but their...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 2:17 PM
What we learned about the Kings in their 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday at Levi's Stadium:
Indoors or out, the Kings are hot
Participating in the NHL’s Stadium Series for the second straight season, the Kings took to the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:21 PM
As if there wasn't enough on the line for the upcoming Stadium Series game between the Kings and Sharks, a glance at the NHL standings served as reinforcement.
San Jose: 66 points. Kings: 66 points.
The Kings reached that total by defeating the fading...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:35 PM
What you had were the usual suspects joined by the two unfamiliar names, of late, on the goal-scoring ledger, adding up to a workable mix of offense for the Kings.
Finally, the 70s trio — Dwight King, Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli — got...