| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:52 PM
One bad line change, one well-placed rebound and one opportunistic, hard-charging forward.
That was the game-changing play between the Kings and the Red Wings on Saturday night at Staples Center. Tomas Tatar of Slovakia scored the game-winner in the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Kings center Mike Richards trends toward thinking and acting like a captain.
His voice is a quiet but effective one with his Kings teammates and he sent former Philadelphia Flyers teammate Claude Giroux a supportive text in November, according to NHL....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:46 AM
TORONTO — Greetings from Toronto — but first a bit of good news from back in Los Angeles.
Goaltender Jonathan Quick, out of the lineup since he sustained a groin strain on Nov. 12, skated on Thursday at the team's El Segundo practice...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:17 PM
The Kings considered goaltender Ben Scrivens almost a throw-in when they acquired him from Toronto last June, with winger Matt Frattin and a second-round draft pick, for goalie Jonathan Bernier. Kings executives liked Frattin but were so unsure about...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Ben Scrivens didn't mind that his shutout streak ended Tuesday, not with the way the Kings are surging.
They dominated the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-2, at Staples Center, as five Kings scored goals.
“I want to win more...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:46 PM
In decorating the goaltending mask he would wear after he was traded to the Kings, Ben Scrivens wanted to be creative but represent his new team. He didn't have a catchy nickname to highlight, like Curtis Joseph's "Cujo" or Felix "The Cat" Potvin, and...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:50 PM
Pity poor Ben Scrivens.
In the span of three nights the Kings goaltender has played six periods and two overtimes, more than 125 minutes of hockey, and given up three goals.
And all he has to show for it is two overtimes losses, the latest...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:05 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. — Even though Kings goalie Ben Scrivens was surrounded by the media in the hallway after recording a shutout, teammate Willie Mitchell managed to penetrate the scrum with a pertinent observation.
"The Professor," the defenseman said,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Remember those wobbly, unfocused off-seasons the Kings once stumbled through?
Indeed, they have become a thing of the past. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi and his staff have been as efficient off the ice as the team has been proficient on it....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens was honored Monday as the NHL first star of the week in recognition of his outstanding performances in replacing injured goalie Jonathan Quick.
Scrivens, acquired by the Kings from Toronto last summer with Matt Frattin as...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:13 PM
SAN JOSE — Greetings from San Jose, the Kings’ first visit this season to what’s now known as the SAP Center and first since their second-round playoff series against the Sharks last spring. The Kings won that series by winning Game 7 at...