| 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 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 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 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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:01 PM
There were so many side plots, curious twists and just flat-out weirdness during the Kings' latest road loss.
Yes, the last two words happened to be the first takeaway after all that buildup.
The Kings lost to the woeful Edmonton Oilers, 3-2, in a...
| 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 —...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 11:08 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Leave it to Mr. Game 7 and a man who has created his own past playoff magic in this arena to lead the Kings out of their road abyss.
It was right wing Justin Williams and center Jarret Stoll scoring goals 53 seconds apart, late...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:56 PM
You had to wonder, on this day of resetting, if Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was a New Year’s resolution kind of guy.
It was even better.
“Bucket list, for sure,” he said after Thursday’s morning skate here at Rogers...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:44 PM
You might say Jonas Hiller, the former Ducks goalie, seems to be winning the Battle of California, even if he isn't in Anaheim anymore.
The Kings may have looked like helpless bystanders during the Johnny Gaudreau Show a week ago at Staples Center in an...