| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His hands gripped the hockey stick a little tighter as he glided into the faceoff circle.
Jarret Stoll spread his skates wide, crouching low to the ice, positioning himself nose-to-nose with his opponent.
It was early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Sorry if it’s starting to sound a tad repetitive: Another injured Kings player reported improvement, and this time it was defenseman Drew Doughty.
Doughty missed some time earlier in training camp because of an undisclosed upper-body injury that...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:25 PM
Twenty-five regular-season games and one Stanley Cup championship … all before he turned 22 years old.
What does Kings left wing Tanner Pearson do for an encore, a successful second act, before he gets, oh, really old? As in turning 23.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:54 PM
In a sport increasingly influenced by analytics, in a league where one bad decision can wreck a team's salary-cap structure and cramp its future, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi relied on old-fashioned methodology in deciding to keep Mike Richards...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:32 PM
It took the Kings 45 years to win their first Stanley Cup.
Then how come it felt like 45 years to win No. 2?
Maybe this was simply cosmic and blood pressure-soaring payback for their Cup run of 2012 being far too smooth and so relatively unruffled....
| May 29, 2014
| 6:07 PM
There seemed to be a difference of opinion this week.
The Kings were pushing for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships a year ago, only to be eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals. Now the Kings can send the defending...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Every time the Kings have had to be resilient during a sometimes-turbulent playoff journey this spring, they've bounced back emphatically.
They faced elimination six times in the first two rounds and not only escaped but thrived, gaining confidence as...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Almost eight eye-catching minutes flew by — 7:56, to be precise — without a stoppage in play between the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks in the first overtime period at the United Center.
The edge-of-your-seat, frenzied action surely had to...
| May 26, 2014
| 11:09 PM
The most obvious showcases of the Kings' passion to recapture the Stanley Cup that was won by the Chicago Blackhawks last year have been in special teams.
Monday night, in shoving Chicago to the brink of elimination with a 5-2 victory at Staples Center,...
| May 26, 2014
| 11:20 PM
One game from the abyss has turned into one game from the bliss of the Stanley Cup Final.
The Kings may not always be the world's most interesting team in the regular season, but they have seized that mantle in the postseason and owned it in the month...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Kings' stress of two straight losses and a hostile road date against the defending-champion Chicago Blackhawks is eased by the fact Justin Williams is on their side.
Williams not only is 6-0 in Game 7s, he has six goals and six assists in the...