| Nov 8, 2014
| 11:01 PM
He spoke recently about needing to get his hands and feet working together on the same page.
Kings forward Marian Gaborik did just that, and those hands pulled his linemate, center Anze Kopitar, right along for the ride and kick-started the Kings as they...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:55 PM
When the Kings and Philadelphia Flyers get together on the ice — very infrequently, of course — it always has that familiar, family-reunion-type feel.
The Flyers' branch of the family woke up a bit faster than the Kings on Saturday afternoon...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
There was a slightly scary moment in the waning moments of Kings' practice Sunday morning.
Kings forward Tyler Toffoli had a close call with the skate blade of a teammate, defenseman Jake Muzzin. It happened near the corner, just to the left to the net,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Road Lessons 101.
It’s unclear how long “That '70s Line” of Tanner Pearson-Jeff Carter-Tyler Toffoli will be reunited on this trip. But with Marian Gaborik expected to return to the lineup against the Buffalo Sabres, the kids and...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Perhaps this should be what we have (re)learned. It’s been clear for about the last decade that games in Buffalo represent an odd and tough challenge for the Kings. Nevertheless, there were some takeaways after a less-than-memorable contest on...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The arbitrary nature of the road hit the Kings in Toronto as they showed improvement in many categories but still came away with a shootout loss. Again, there are always stand-out moments, a few more takeaways from Sunday.
Carter’s slump deepens...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ The Ducks have won seven straight games despite losing sniper Corey Perry to a sprained left knee. They've won seven straight games five times since the start...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Kings center Anze Kopitar, mired in one of the longer slumps of his career, recognizes the correlation between his personal scoring woes and the state of the team.
“I’ve been through this in the past,” he said Tuesday after the morning...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 9:55 PM
They were less than half a period from a more acceptable ending to what had been a troubling trip.
More acceptable turned truly awful for the Kings. It took only two minutes and 30 seconds to fall behind by two goals after holding a one-goal lead.
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown took the decidedly captain-like view of the team's upcoming rematch with the St. Louis Blues.
The Kings face St. Louis at Staples Center on Thursday, two nights after suffering a third-period collapse in which...