| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:06 PM
CALGARY, Canada — The Saddledome, along with its ever-changing corporate names, was almost like a second home for goalie Martin Jones in his formative hockey years.
His junior team, the Calgary Hitmen, shared the building with the NHL's Calgary...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Anze Kopitar has obliterated any fears that he might have been exhausted by his Sochi Olympic experience.
He was exhilarated by reaching the quarterfinals with his native Slovenia and sustained that emotion when the NHL season resumed. Kopitar leads the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The stretch run has such a way of magnifying the good and the bad.
For instance, a puck banks off the skate of Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin past his goalie Martin Jones and a segment of Kings fans want Muzzin put on the next plane back to the minors....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The band is getting back together.
Well, at least two-thirds of it.
Based on line rushes at Thursday’s morning skate at Staples Center, it appears as though Kings captain Dustin Brown and center Anze Kopitar will be reunited for Game 4 against...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:49 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Flyers fans booed every time Kings forward Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, but it was music to his ears.
Carter, traded by Philadephia to Columbus and later dealt by the Blue Jackets to the Kings, scored the Kings’...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:21 PM
PHILADELPHIA — If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears.
With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent.
His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:58 PM
It was all going so well until the brother-in-law got involved.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was picking up right where he left off the other day, looking sharp, poised and on his game, even if all of his teammates weren't quite along for the ride Monday...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 11:05 PM
SAN JOSE — It started with a surprise lineup change, a surge and a resounding thud.
The sound was the Kings landing in deep trouble after blowing a two-goal lead in Game 2 and becoming utterly discombobulated in a woeful 7-2 loss to the San Jose...