| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ The Ducks have won seven straight games despite losing sniper Corey Perry to a sprained left knee. They've won seven straight games five times since the start...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Kings center Anze Kopitar, mired in one of the longer slumps of his career, recognizes the correlation between his personal scoring woes and the state of the team.
“I’ve been through this in the past,” he said Tuesday after the morning...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 9:55 PM
They were less than half a period from a more acceptable ending to what had been a troubling trip.
More acceptable turned truly awful for the Kings. It took only two minutes and 30 seconds to fall behind by two goals after holding a one-goal lead.
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown took the decidedly captain-like view of the team's upcoming rematch with the St. Louis Blues.
The Kings face St. Louis at Staples Center on Thursday, two nights after suffering a third-period collapse in which...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:34 PM
Asked Thursday morning to explain why the Kings had lost five of their previous six games, defenseman Drew Doughty couldn't come up with an explanation. But he was sure of one thing: no matter their problems, they would soon correct what was wrong....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:15 AM
What we learned from the Kings’ 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday:
1. There’s life in this team yet
Yes, there are nights the defense seems held together by hope, prayer and training tape, and Anze Kopitar’s scoring...
| 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'...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:55 PM
When the Kings and Philadelphia Flyers get together on the ice — very infrequently, of course — it always has that familiar, family-reunion-type feel.
The Flyers' branch of the family woke up a bit faster than the Kings on Saturday afternoon...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
There was a slightly scary moment in the waning moments of Kings' practice Sunday morning.
Kings forward Tyler Toffoli had a close call with the skate blade of a teammate, defenseman Jake Muzzin. It happened near the corner, just to the left to the net,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Road Lessons 101.
It’s unclear how long “That '70s Line” of Tanner Pearson-Jeff Carter-Tyler Toffoli will be reunited on this trip. But with Marian Gaborik expected to return to the lineup against the Buffalo Sabres, the kids and...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Perhaps this should be what we have (re)learned. It’s been clear for about the last decade that games in Buffalo represent an odd and tough challenge for the Kings. Nevertheless, there were some takeaways after a less-than-memorable contest on...