| May 27, 2014
| 8:21 PM
As the Kings threaten to reverse the outcome of last year's five-game Western Conference finals elimination against the Chicago Blackhawks, the difference appears to be the Kings' attention to detail.
The Kings are playing smarter, being more...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:50 PM
What started as a game of crazy bounces and deflections ended precisely that way in overtime and put the Kings on the verge of a stunning playoff elimination.
Sharks star forward Patrick Marleau didn't get much on a backhand effort, but he didn't need...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:45 PM
The Kings tried to reestablish their identity Tuesday and climb back into their first-round playoff series against San Jose. However, the resilient but still-flawed performance now leaves them facing an early end to their season.
And, maybe, to an era....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The Kings are the only team in the Western Conference to be mired in a 3-0 playoff hole, which is why there was more talk Wednesday about 2010 than their 2012 Stanley Cup championship resume.
There is something special about rallying from an 3-0...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:32 PM
Were they grasping at straws or coaxing small embers into becoming flames when the Kings repeatedly pointed out that their best players played better in the team's third straight playoff loss to San Jose than in the first two defeats?
Better, in this...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:15 PM
He has the beard of a hockey player residing in the first round of the playoffs, not one of a man living for months in the mountains.
Kings forward Jeff Carter offered a take on the attitude — and, well, altitude — of a now-compelling...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:05 PM
When have the Kings done anything the normal way, in victory or in defeat?
Blown out of the first two games of their playoff series against San Jose, their season on the line after they lost the third game in overtime, the Kings on Monday clawed their...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has won two Olympic gold medals and one Stanley Cup championship, but he has yet to live out the dream he acted out as a kid growing up in London, Canada.
Whether carrying the puck up ice or dodging defenders in his...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:12 PM
SAN JOSE — Goodbye, Northern California. Hello, Southern California.
A playoff comeback for the ages was sealed in dramatic fashion by the Kings as they beat the San Jose Sharks, 5-1, on Wednesday in Game 7, becoming only the fourth team in NHL...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
So it is finally happening, hockey's Freeway Series, the one Kings center Jarret Stoll thought was going to occur last year after Los Angeles held up its end of the equation.
"I remember us watching Game 7 last year between Anaheim and Detroit and we...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:10 PM
The Kings' depth on defense will be tested in their second-round playoff series against the Ducks as they go without veteran Willie Mitchell for at least Saturday night's Game 1.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter confirmed that on Saturday morning during a...