| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For Linden Vey, the long wait appears to be over.
The promising center has been playing hockey since he was 4 years old, dreaming of reaching the NHL. Vey had been playing in the minors and was called up by the Kings last week and he is...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Nothing personal … really.
That's the way Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell took the recent critique of his penalty-killing skills, an edgy assessment by his coach, Darryl Sutter.
Sutter also included stay-at-home defenseman Matt Greene in his...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The new video and song fell painfully flat, but the light show was nifty and the introductions brimmed with rah-rah enthusiasm before the Kings' first game at Staples Center this season.
The festivities — mercifully — were brief, but that...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Call the mini-break in the Kings' schedule a case of good timing.
They practiced Sunday — Kings Coach Darryl Sutter called it a "good aerobic day" — will have Monday off, and do not play until Thursday, giving their wounded centers more time...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Their penalty-killing woes didn’t just start Saturday night. It had been building for the Kings as they have given up at least one power-play goal in each of the last six games.
Perhaps Kings Coach Darryl Sutter had seen enough after Saturday&...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Forward Jeff Carter, who shares the Kings’ goal-scoring lead with five goals, will be put on injured reserve because of a lower-body injury.
He’s expected to be out for at least a week, and possibly longer. The NHL does not require teams...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Once you've been to the top of the mountain, the view from base camp isn't quite as beguiling.
In other words: Nothing will quite match last season's home opener, in which the Kings raised their Stanley Cup banner. The Kings play host to the New York...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:51 PM
NASHVILLE — To even reach the highlight package known as the shootout — in which Anze Kopitar won it for the Kings in the third round — the Kings had to do some decidedly unglamorous and old-school work Thursday night.
The Kings had to...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:27 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — The goalie was sharp, right from the opening shift. The team attacked with impressive speed up the middle. And its best players were the best players on Tuesday night, finishing with opportunistic flair.
This description happens to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Three weeks of uncertainty did not fully answer Jarret Stoll's questions. But numerous visits to doctors managed to give the popular Kings center "peace of mind."
Stoll suffered a seizure July 3 at his Hermosa Beach residence and was taken to a...
| 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....