| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:24 PM
Kings center Anze Kopitar and his linemates put on something of a clinic in the offensive zone, an impressive show of possession late in the third period.
Such a stretch of domination often results in a goal, via the Kopitar-Marian Gaborik connection....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:29 AM
A few more takeaways from the Last Waltz at Nassau Coliseum. Thursday night’s 3-2 win against the Islanders will go down as the Kings’ final regular-season appearance at the old barn. The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn next season....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 11:01 AM
A few more takeaways after Tuesday night’s victory, before the Kings face the Islanders, traveling to the old barn, Nassau County Coliseum, for their last regular-season visit, on Thursday.
Back in the New York groove
Nothing quite like being in...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:05 PM
Mike Richards was getting ready to play his first game with the Kings since Jan. 21.
So much has changed since then. Still, it comes always back to hockey and his Kings teammates, meaning a lot has stayed the same.
He admitted it was humbling to get...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 11:55 PM
This was why the Ducks were so eager to acquire Ryan Kesler from Vancouver last season and pursued him again in June: to win games like their 3-2 overtime decision over the Kings on Wednesday and the other four games they won from the Kings in the rivals'...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:00 AM
It started in November, when new Ducks’ addition Ryan Kesler entered the Kings’ rivalry with two goals and the deciding shootout goal to beat L.A. after Anaheim couldn’t do so in last season’s playoffs.
It continued Wednesday,...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 11:36 PM
He smiled after the puck got past Arizona goalie Mike Smith late in the second period.
It lingered. He kept smiling on the bench and was still smiling at the end of second period. You can guess that 23-year-old Andy Andreoff was still smiling on the...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 10:49 PM
Sixty-six seconds was all it took to turn what was looking like a decent effort by the Kings at home into harsh reality, getting them knocked out of a wild-card playoff spot.
For the moment.
Nashville scored on consecutive shots, in a span of 66...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:27 PM
The postgame conversation in the Kings dressing room started off about rookie center Nick Shore, but linemate Justin Williams extended it to other aspects of the organization.
Shore had an assist in the Kings' 4-0 victory over the Canucks and was a...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:17 PM
There was one King, combining on a nicely executed give-and-go with center Jeff Carter for their second goal.
Another one of the Kings managed to score in close with one hand on his stick and the other on the stick of Avalanche defenseman Brad Stuart,...
| Mar 8, 2015
Playing well was moderate consolation for the Kings on Saturday night after their 1-0 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they're well aware that getting one point instead of two has put them in a bind as the number of games left in the season...