| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:44 AM
SOCHI, Russia — When Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2010 Vancouver Games, he knew he wouldn’t see much action behind Ryan Miller and Tim Thomas. And he didn’t, dressing as the backup for only...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Kings center Anze Kopitar will lead his native Slovenia in its Olympic hockey debut Thursday, a moment he and his compatriots are sure to cherish.
Not to dampen their enthusiasm, but there is one small fact that must be mentioned:...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:39 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the Kings scheduled to play their third road game in four days when they face the Penguins on Thursday at Consol Energy Center, Coach Darryl Sutter declared Wednesday’s practice an optional session.
Not surprisingly, most...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:51 AM
PITTSBURGH — Greetings from Pittsburgh. The Penguins and Kings held their morning skates at the Consol Energy Center in preparation for their game Thursday, and in talking to players and coaches from both sides afterward, the links between the teams...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:26 AM
SAN JOSE — Coming attractions?
The Kings and the Sharks again staged an entertaining, hard-hitting hockey game — perhaps a sneak peek of a potential playoff series between these intense California rivals — which San Jose won, 2-1....
| 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.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Monday night's nasty fight-filled game against the Vancouver Canucks took its toll on the Kings after all, with defenseman Matt Greene going out of the lineup with an undisclosed upper body injury.
Greene will not be accompanying the team on its...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:49 PM
ST. LOUIS -- On a night when the Kings and St. Louis Blues between them showcased more than a dozen players who were chosen to participate in the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament, a player who was invited to the U.S. Olympic orientation camp but didn&...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:02 PM
DENVER — The Kings returned from their three-week Olympic break Wednesday in Colorado. And like most people coming back to work after a long vacation, they were a little rusty.
But they refused to knock off early and were rewarded when a tip-in by...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Three weeks ago, when the Kings were losing more often than any team in the NHL, they were telling anyone who would listen that they weren't as bad as they were playing.
So now that they've won three in a row it seems fair to ask whether they are as...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
One particular statistic might as well be printed in capital letters and practically leaps off the page. It resonates even more in a tight, stretch-run situation in which points and wins are carefully hoarded.
Kings defenseman Alec...