| May 5, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Corey Perry, opportunistic and crafty, saw the opening, took advantage and pulled off the trick against the Kings.
Unfortunately, it had nothing to do with scoring.
The Kings, by virtue of their 3-1 win against the Ducks on Monday night in Game 2 in...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was late in the third period, when legs can tire and skates can turn sluggish.
Just the right time for Tyler Toffoli to inject a little energy into the game.
Hopping off the bench, the young Kings forward scrambled across center ice, tracking...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
This has been the year of the comeback in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Through Tuesday, there were 11 games in which the winning team had trailed by two goals or more, and there were three first-round series in which the eventual winner lost the first two...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:14 PM
SAN JOSE — Why should the series that has made such little sense start doing so now?
The Kings managed Saturday night to stave off playoff elimination for the second time in three days, this time in a forbidding place, an arena where they had...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Just as the Los Angeles Kings have become staples of the NHL postseason, its players have become staples of L.A.’s beach cities. The latest to buy in the South Bay is defenseman Slava Voynov, who recently paid $2.6 million for a modern home in...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Maybe the Kings should start every playoff series one game from elimination. It has certainly worked through two series thus far.
The Kings have reached the Western Conference finals for the third consecutive season, burying the Ducks early in a 6-2...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:15 PM
When it comes to winning a big game, the Kings' knowledge in how to do so was a mismatch over the Ducks.
That strength more than any other defined the Kings' 6-2 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal at Honda Center.
From an early goal...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Chicago's home record in the Stanley Cup playoffs remained impeccable this postseason as the Blackhawks defeated the Kings, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at United Center behind Brandon Saad's goal and assist and Marian Hossa's two assists in Game 1 of the...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
CHICAGO — Tyler Toffoli will try to remember to forget the one that didn't go in.
The 22-year-old Kings right wing probably will forget to remember the one that did.
So went Toffoli's Sunday during a 3-1 loss to the Blackhawks in Game 1 of the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Change or end up in a culvert: NHL style.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was talking recently about the challenges of his profession, the changing nature of hockey, and put as fine a point on it as possible.
He has coached 1,039 regular-season games,...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
May the best Marian prevail …
The Blackhawks have veteran winger Marian Hossa of Slovakia, and the Kings counter with veteran winger Marian Gaborik of Slovakia.
Gaborik, 32, has 347 career NHL goals; Hossa, three years older, has 464.