| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:30 PM
There are no style points to be won in the NHL, but there are consolation points to be banked and lessons to be taken when one point is the reward instead of two.
The Kings got a mild wake-up call Thursday at Staples Center but got one point from a 2-...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:42 PM
The Kings and Ducks on Wednesday renewed the rivalry they built to new heights in last season's seven-game playoff series by taking their first matchup this season to a riveting shootout.
The Ducks, on shootout goals by Ryan Kesler and Jakob Silfverberg...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It’s a signature victory -- at least until the Ducks renew acquaintances with the Kings on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center.
What Anaheim accomplished Wednesday by rallying for the first time in its history from a multi-goal deficit in the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Pond hockey, indeed. That was one thought during Wednesday night’s wild ride in Anaheim, even before the teams combined to score five goals in the third period. Takeaways? Yes, there were many for the Kings after an old-school, offense-first type...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:17 PM
His words were engraved on the back of Jonathan Quick's goalie mask during the NHL playoffs last spring. His words will be engraved in the heart of Connecticut hockey this weekend.
"Everybody rides." That was the saying on Quick's mask as the Los...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ There's some terrific goaltending going on in Southern California. Jonathan Quick of the Kings stopped 114 of 116 shots in defeating Edmonton, St. Louis (by...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Remember when goalie Jonathan Quick didn't finish the Kings season-opening loss to the San Jose Sharks?
That was so two weeks ago. In fact, not even two weeks ago.
Quick and his surgically repaired wrist have passed every test — big and small...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:34 PM
If you see someone pacing around Staples Center at 8 or 9 Sunday morning, there's a good bet it's a certain hockey coach.
"I'll be up, so I might as well go, " Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was saying Saturday after practice.
Sutter often likes to get...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:05 PM
The Kings and St. Louis Blues reached back into the 2012 archives, dusted off the script and produced one of their oldies.
You know, those lack-of-offense, grind-it-out classics from late in the 2011-12 regular season, highlighting the best of Kings...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Some additional observations in the aftermath of the Kings’ 1-0 shootout victory over the Blues on Thursday night at Staples Center and the stellar performance by goalie Jonathan Quick, who made 43 saves.
Quick’s injury concerns long...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Ah, the memories ...
Remember when it felt like a month for the Kings to score five goals? Back when Jeff Carter was still in Philadelphia and two Canadian kids, Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli, were wading into the Ontario Hockey League pool of...