| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:50 PM
One of the primary ways to get the Kings annoyed is to suggest they are simply waiting to flip the switch for when it really counts.
They've heard it nearly everywhere. From Anaheim to El Segundo. From Winnipeg and now in Edmonton.
On Tuesday night,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:22 PM
General Manager Bob Murray completed a flurry of four NHL trade-deadline deals Monday to upgrade the Ducks' blue line.
The major "get" was defenseman James Wisniewski, 31, a former Duck (2008-10) who is expected to provide power-play points and...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter painted a vivid picture when asked last week about his players' struggles to defend their championship.
"They have to keep understanding and listening to what I'm telling them about how tough it is," he said. "The train has got...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 11:07 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Long after the good (rocker John Fogerty), the bad (the Kings' white hockey pants) and the perplexing (Melissa Etheridge's cover of Janis Joplin's “Piece of My Heart”) fade away, the latest offering of outdoor...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 6:00 PM
They had a surprising Sunday afternoon snarl, that edge you like to see in the final month and a half of the season.
Unfortunately, for the Kings, there was little else behind their scowls and growls. Winnipeg scored three second-period goals on its way...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:25 PM
For those seeking deep, dark omens for the Kings after the Ducks rallied for four goals in the third period Friday and skated off with a 4-2 victory at Honda Center, for those who would see it as a symbol of the Kings' problems or inconsistencies this...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:05 PM
Ryan Kesler bit down on his lip, delivering an unmistakable look of determination Friday as his slumping Ducks fell two goals behind the surging Kings.
"We just kept with it. Being down didn't deter us from our main goal of winning the game," Kesler...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:10 AM
Indoors and outdoors. Home and road. The Kings are winning low-scoring games and higher-scoring games. It all adds up to an eight-game winning streak, and there were a few takeaways from the Kings' 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Needing a nudge out of the malaise that has seen the Ducks flounder through a 6-7-1 stretch since Jan. 29, the rival Kings provide a stimulus Friday when they come to Honda Center.
"They certainly know how to play this time of year, so it'll be a good...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:58 PM
It's the essence of hockey distilled into one breathless moment: a goaltender, a shooter, and nothing between them but tension and the hopes of thousands of fans, many of them brought to their feet by the dramatic circumstances.
Often mocked as a skills...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:56 PM
After a good start carried them to the top of the Pacific Division, the Ducks understandably slipped into cruise control in early February.
"It's a tough time of year whether you're at the bottom or the top. When you're at the top it's almost tougher,"...