| 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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:12 AM
No matter what happened in his 500th NHL game, Troy Brouwer was going to mark the occasion by having dinner with his wife and teammates.
As it turned out, the real celebration took place long before they got to the restaurant.
Brouwer scored two...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...