| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses.
So much for conventional wisdom.
The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:45 PM
CALGARY, Canada — The numbers are quite close to his point total two years ago, then considered a downward trend for a big-name center.
At least there was a tangible reason for the Kings' center Mike Richards' recording 44 points in 74 games in...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:45 PM
From the day the wing Marian Gaborik joined the Kings in a pre-deadline trade with Columbus and was placed alongside center Anze Kopitar, the two European-born forwards seemed to have an instant and productive chemistry.
Yet, even as they piled up...
| 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,...
| 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...