| 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.
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| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 8, 2013
They are hockey's equivalent of a quick cleaning, a sure-fire way to spiff up the place before getting to the serious stuff later.
Yes, things often look a lot better after a game against the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
The Kings have been struggling...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:12 PM
When the Kings meet the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday at Staples Center, it will be the team's sixth look at a Pacific Division opponent in eight games. And so far Coach Darryl Sutter isn't sure he likes what he sees.
"The division's tough, and every...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The Kings got mixed news on the injury front Sunday, with Jarret Stoll returning to practice for the first time in more than a week while Kyle Clifford was forced to sit out after sustaining a blow to the head in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Vancouver...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The Ducks’ powerful first line might be two players down tonight in Tampa Bay.
Center Ryan Getzlaf was declared out for a third game this morning after prematurely ending his return to practice ice Wednesday in Tampa. Getzlaf suffered an upper...
| 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...