| May 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
The Kings' perilous playoff path this spring has been nothing like the pleasure cruise they took two years ago on the way to winning their first Stanley Cup championship.
After battling to get into the playoffs in 2012 and grabbing the eighth seed, they...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:04 PM
May the best Marian prevail …
The Blackhawks have veteran winger Marian Hossa of Slovakia, and the Kings counter with veteran winger Marian Gaborik of Slovakia.
Gaborik, 32, has 347 career NHL goals; Hossa, three years older, has 464.
| May 21, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr, who has been out of the lineup since Game 1 of the second round of the playoffs against Anaheim, said he was hoping to resume skating on Thursday.
That would be the next step in Regehr’s recovery from an...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said the lower-body injury keeping Robyn Regehr out of the lineup is a knee injury and that the veteran defenseman hasn't resumed skating, though Regehr had said he hoped to return to the ice Thursday.
Regehr hasn't played...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:28 PM
No one felt the sting of the Ducks' Game 1 overtime loss to the Kings more painfully than Teemu Selanne.
Anaheim's retiring No. 8 scored his team's go-ahead third-period goal precisely 8 minutes 8 seconds into the final frame of regulation. It was his...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Every so often, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter will veer off message and drop a bit of significant injury information.
Sunday was not that day.
After all, it is the playoffs and the Kings took the opening game against the Ducks in the second round on...
| 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 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
It's not you, it's me.
That is the NHL version — free-agency style — of a disappointing breakup. Hockey's free agency starts Tuesday and among those on the market will be Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who won the Stanley Cup twice in Los...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The blades of their skates cut deep and wide now, far beyond the chilly ice and raucous fans at Staples Center, far past even the highest of hopes for a black-shirted hockey team in a bright and sunny land.
When Alec Martinez slapped a shot past the New...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Stanley Cup spent its first two days with its newest owners in a familiar part of Southern California — the South Bay.
Every Kings player lives in Manhattan Beach or Hermosa Beach except one (Willie Mitchell, Venice), making it a natural...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:20 PM
Here's a statistical breakdown of the Kings and New York Rangers heading into Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday at Staples Center:
46-28-8 (100 points)
1st Rnd: def. San Jose, 4-3
2nd Rnd: def. DUCKS, 4-3
3rd Rnd: def. Chicago,...