| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Goaltender Jonathan Quick, who was nominated to the U.S. Olympic hockey team this week, is close to returning to the Kings' lineup for the first time since he strained a groin muscle Nov. 12.
Quick is scheduled to take part in the pregame skate Saturday...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The Czechs went old, Slovenia chose its only NHL player to lead its Olympic hockey debut, and Switzerland ensured its defense will be more solid than its famous cheese by selecting six NHL players for its Sochi roster.
Those federations announced...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Long before they had heard of Sochi, well before they made it to the NHL, the five men who comprise the leadership group of the U.S. Olympic hockey team crossed paths many times on many rinks.
Fearless winger Dustin Brown grew up playing on B-level...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:21 PM
He was becoming almost predictable.
All that winning. Victory after victory. Even his shutouts were starting to lose that certain surprise factor.
And so, in his seventh NHL start, Kings goalie Martin Jones unveiled another skill: some offense....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NASHVILLE -- Recovering from a weird flu-like illness has occupied Dustin Brown’s time since it hit him ferociously earlier in the week, forcing him to miss Monday’s game against the Stars.
So the Kings captain wasn’t exactly following...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
CHICAGO -- Defenseman Drew Doughty was pondering why the Kings have had so much trouble against the Blackhawks in Chicago.
Then again, who hasn't? The Kings are hardly alone as plenty of teams have struggled at the United Center.
"In the past, our...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:07 PM
CHICAGO — Look at it this way: The Kings have about four-plus months of fine-tuning, tinkering and trying to figure out how to beat the Chicago Blackhawks.
In the playoffs.
A win against the Blackhawks, of course, in the regular season would...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Tim Leiweke, the chief executive of AEG and No. 1 Kings fan for 17 years until his surprising departure last March, has learned some important lessons since he became president and chief executive of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment last April....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:53 PM
CHICAGO — All good things must come to an end, but the Kings' six-game winning streak didn't end well.
Their 3-1 loss to the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center was sealed early, somewhere between the time a fired-up...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:20 PM
OTTAWA — The most impressive aspect of rookie right wing Tyler Toffoli's recent play isn't that he has earned points in three straight games and four of the last five, because he has always been a scorer.
He personifies one of hockey's great,...