| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:58 PM
It's the essence of hockey distilled into one breathless moment: a goaltender, a shooter, and nothing between them but tension and the hopes of thousands of fans, many of them brought to their feet by the dramatic circumstances.
Often mocked as a skills...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Could Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick play in 70 or more games during this regular season?
The reason behind the answer is simple: Darryl Sutter is his coach.
So, barring any strange occurrence, the answer is: "Yes."
Quick, who already has...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:21 PM
As if there wasn't enough on the line for the upcoming Stadium Series game between the Kings and Sharks, a glance at the NHL standings served as reinforcement.
San Jose: 66 points. Kings: 66 points.
The Kings reached that total by defeating the fading...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:34 AM
It didn’t seem that long ago that some disgruntled Kings fans were talking about the lottery, thinking about the longest of long shots and maybe even mumbling the name Connor McDavid. Team Stretch Run, thy name is Kings. A few takeaways after the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:04 PM
One would think that the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings were supposed to knock off the Panthers Thursday night in the BB&T Center.
But these aren't the same Kings who hoisted two of the last three silver chalices. Before the game Kings stone-faced...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:12 AM
No matter what happened in his 500th NHL game, Troy Brouwer was going to mark the occasion by having dinner with his wife and teammates.
As it turned out, the real celebration took place long before they got to the restaurant.
Brouwer scored two...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:30 PM
If the Kings deserved an "A" for effort in a gritty 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday at the TD Garden — and they competed hard and fearlessly against a team whose size, physicality and defensive structure echoes their own — goaltender...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:10 PM
Maybe the upcoming pause in the action will revive the Kings in much the same way the long Olympic break did last season.
Unfortunately, there aren't 20 days between games, only because of All-Star festivities and then a game against Chicago on Jan. 28....
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:17 PM
They combined for seven goals — moments of verve, flash and dash — putting on an entertaining show of offense.
Not quite a month later, the Kings and Calgary Flames opted for something different Monday night at Staples Center. They toiled...
| 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
| 7:30 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,...