| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The stretch run has such a way of magnifying the good and the bad.
For instance, a puck banks off the skate of Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin past his goalie Martin Jones and a segment of Kings fans want Muzzin put on the next plane back to the minors....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:22 PM
There were distinct flickers of playoff-like hate, here and there Saturday night at Staples Center.
You had Kings forward Jeff Carter and Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin snapping and taking jabs at each other behind the play in the first period...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:23 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — Goalie Ben Scrivens knew he would have to worry about the usual suspects among his former Kings teammates.
Of course, there was leading scorer Jeff Carter and the two-way brilliance of center Anze Kopitar. Then there was the man...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
To add the scoring threat he felt the Kings urgently needed and stay under the salary-cap limit, General Manager Dean Lombardi had to persuade the Columbus Blue Jackets to retain half of winger Marian Gaborik’s remaining salary this season, give...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:19 PM
It took several years and a stop in New York and a more recent move to Columbus, but Marian Gaborik finally became a Los Angeles King.
Gaborik was interested in the Kings a long time ago, and Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi had toyed with the idea...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The Kings went back to one of their favorite trading partners -- the Columbus Blue Jackets – and acquired flashy forward Marian Gaborik on Wednesday for forward Matt Frattin and some conditional draft picks. Columbus is keeping about 50% of Gaborik'...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:59 PM
You can use several methods to assess progress but there are the old reliable signposts along the long-and-winding NHL path.
There's the first 20 games of a season, the record at Thanksgiving, and on New Year's. This season, there was the mark at the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Not that he would let it show, but Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was quietly amused on the bench last week in Colorado.
He was trying to carefully manage minutes in the Kings' first game after the Olympic break, particularly in the case of defenseman Drew...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Three weeks ago, when the Kings were losing more often than any team in the NHL, they were telling anyone who would listen that they weren't as bad as they were playing.
So now that they've won three in a row it seems fair to ask whether they are as...