| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Once a small tournament considered a diversion during the Christmas and New Year's holidays, the World Junior Championship has become an obsession in hockey-obsessed Canada.
According to the National Post newspaper, nearly a half-million people tuned in...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Road struggles are so last year, right?
The Kings started 2015 on the right note, eventually, and there were plenty of takeaways after they rallied from a late 2-1 deficit to win, 3-2, at Vancouver's Rogers Arena, outshooting the Canucks, 40-16....
| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:03 AM
For a long spells, this felt like ‘80s hockey all over again, run-and-gun style and let’s forget about defensive structure for the afternoon. Nevertheless, there were several takeaways in the aftermath of a wildly unpredictable affair,...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:10 PM
They caught him red-handed, watching a replay of his highlight-reel, short-handed goal against Edmonton last month on the big screen, and reacted accordingly.
Kings center Jeff Carter and left wing Tanner Pearson did what linemates do under the...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Pond hockey, indeed. That was one thought during Wednesday night’s wild ride in Anaheim, even before the teams combined to score five goals in the third period. Takeaways? Yes, there were many for the Kings after an old-school, offense-first type...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The injury list keeps getting rewritten by the Kings.
With one defenseman, Robyn Regehr, ready and poised to return to the lineup, another is out for an undetermined period of time. Alec Martinez, who was injured against the Dallas Stars on Thursday...