| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Kings defenseman Alec Martinez is the latest player to be signed to a long-term contract extension by General Manager Dean Lombardi, inking a six-year, $24-million deal Wednesday.
Martinez, 27, has played an important role in each of the Kings'...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:45 PM
— After morning skate Tuesday, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant was asked about the improved penalty-kill units and the overall decrease in penalties taken.
"Who knows tonight, we might go out there and take seven you never know, Gallant said....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:45 AM
The South Bay, with its low-key atmosphere and sought-after beachfront, has been attracting athletes since the 1980s, when the Joe Montana-led 49ers were Super Bowl fixtures, Kurt Rambis was minting four NBA title rings with the Lakers, and Steve Sax...
| Oct 28, 2014
NASHVILLE — Kings Coach Darryl Sutter had one thought after he watched defenseman Drew Doughty skate end-to-end to score the tying goal against the Predators in the third period Tuesday and then saw his six chosen shooters come up empty against...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 10:18 AM
What we learned from the Kings’ 4-1 loss to Chicago
OK, not every game between the Kings and the Blackhawks is going to be an instant classic. We know that. Even Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had a dud every once in a while. Nevertheless, there...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Three days felt like 30.
Three full days passed between Kings games at Staples Center. They were three days of emotions, starting with confusion and unanswered questions after their teammate, defenseman Slava Voynov, was suspended indefinitely after...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There were multiple storylines heading into the Kings game against Buffalo on Thursday night but the usual themes emerged by the time they left with their fifth straight victory. Starting and finishing with the performance of goalie Jonathan Quick....
| Oct 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
It seems harsh to find fault with the Kings, who have won five straight games and will face Columbus on Sunday in the finale of a six-game homestand.
But they became Stanley Cup champions twice in three seasons by achieving high standards, and they...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:50 PM
There was much for the Kings to celebrate Sunday, but their joy was tempered by the harsh realities that are part of a game played by ever-bigger, faster players in a confined space.
That the Kings pulled away from the hard-hitting Columbus Blue Jackets...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Three things we learned from the Kings’ 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday:
Both teams show mercy when a player is injured The concern shown by players on both teams for injured Columbus forward Nick Foligno was genuine....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The Kings are off to Philadelphia ... and center Anze Kopitar is with them as they start a five-game trip.
Kopitar, their leading scorer for the last seven seasons, was injured in the second period of Sunday's 5-2 win over Columbus at Staples Center...