| 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:02 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — This had the feel of a nicely paced scrimmage between the Kings and the Canucks with not much on the line.
Then came the third period and an intense hockey game suddenly erupted on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.
| May 5, 2014
| 11:10 PM
It wouldn't be quite accurate to say that Kings defenseman Alec Martinez was a regular resident of Darryl Sutter's doghouse early this season.
Martinez would have needed a long elevator ride up from the sub-basement to reach the doghouse, so low had...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Ducks front-office executive Bob Murray, not relishing the spotlight, survived the moment and his speech after being named the NHL’s general manager of the year.
Soon after, he received kudos from a crosstown rival and peer, Kings General...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:54 PM
NHL general managers and salary-cap specialists went scurrying for their calculators Friday, when the league and the NHL Players’ Assn. announced the payroll ranges for the 2014-15 season.
The payroll range -- which is agreed upon by the league...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It was April 22 and the Kings had just lost their first three playoff games against the San Jose Sharks, with their only consolation being that Game 3 had been close — a 4-3 overtime decision — instead of the blowouts they'd endured in the...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A day after their parade to celebrate this season’s Stanley Cup championship, the Kings will have to turn the page — and quickly.
Already in effect, the buyout period for contracts is open until June 30.
Compliance buyouts offer a rare...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:27 PM
They came to raise a glass to a Cup, again, to toast a game played on ice in a city where it no longer rains, much less snows.
They lined the metal barricades 20 deep, shoulder to shoulder in black jerseys. They were tatted homies, mustachioed hipsters,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Will the wit, wisdom and considerable penalty-killing skills of defenseman Willie Mitchell be on display for the Kings next season?
The 37-year-old has won the Stanley Cup twice with the Kings in the last three seasons. In fact, Mitchell hasn't lost a...
| Jun 18, 2014
L.A. Kings parade: A caption for a photo that accompanied an article in the June 17 Section A about the parade marking the Kings' victory in the Stanley Cup finals described the celebrators in the photo as three fans in Kings garb. In fact, they were...