| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:12 AM
What we learned from the Kings 3-2 shootout loss to the Ducks:
Another shootout, another loss for the Kings. This one came on a festive night, the jersey retirement for Rob Blake, the Kings’ Hall of Fame defenseman and current assistant general...
| 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
| 11:40 PM
The Kings and Ducks could have honored Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake with a series of unrelenting open-ice hip checks.
What better way to pay homage to Blake, who had his No. 4 Kings jersey retired Saturday night at Staples Center. It was an...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:06 PM
Kings center Nick Shore was fast-forwarding through the hockey memories, and he could not recall playing against his older brother, Drew Shore.
Not even as little guys growing up in Colorado.
It is increasingly likely that it will be Shore vs. Shore...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:20 PM
Hampus Lindholm was taking an elevator ride recently when a conversation turned to living arrangements.
"You want to be at the beach, right?" he was asked, a reasonable question given that Lindholm might be swayed to experience the seaside fun...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:53 PM
Another month, another dose of adversity.
In this case, it was a double dose for the Kings.
The Kings will be without forwards Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli for an indefinite period. Toffoli was diagnosed Friday with mononucleosis and did not...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:07 AM
The first half of the season for the Kings -- they are 41 games in – ended with a decided thud on Thursday at Staples Center. A few takeaways from yet another inconsistent performance.
This time, it was defenseman Jake Muzzin&...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:26 PM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has won two Stanley Cup and two Olympic gold medals for Team Canada but has never played in the NHL's All-Star game.
That omission on his resume will change this month.
Kings center Anze Kopitar and Doughty, as well as...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Only occasionally this season has General Manager Dean Lombardi seen the Kings resemble the group that blended a strong work ethic, forbidding goaltending and staunch defense to win the Stanley Cup twice in three seasons.
"There's been pockets where...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 7:37 PM
The search for an alliterative way to describe the Kings' late and wild comeback against Nashville screeched to an abrupt halt in overtime.
About as fast as you can say Roman Josi.
The wow factor was still settling for fans at Staples Center —...