| May 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
The great unknown of the first Kings-Ducks playoff series is which potential tipping point will matter most.
Is it Jonathan Quick, the Kings' Stanley Cup champion goalie of two years ago who returned to his old stingy tricks against San Jose in the...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Left winger Marian Gaborik scored with 7:53 left in overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in the first game of their Western Conference semifinal series on Saturday night in front of a standing-room-only crowd of 17,...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Marian Gaborik and the Kings stole the Ducks' magic, then made their own Saturday night in a captivating Game 1 of the first freeway series of hockey.
Gaborik scored with seven seconds remaining in regulation, and again, 12:07 into overtime to lift...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:38 PM
As the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, a high-profile position in a passionate hockey market, Mike Richards couldn't go anywhere — to a baseball game, a restaurant, a club — without being recognized.
That changed when he was traded to...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Every team in the Olympic men’s hockey tournament has played its first game, and players sent here by the Kings and Ducks had a big impact on several of the contests.
Here’s a look at what the Southern California...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:08 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Drew Doughty took a pass from Jeff Carter and was gone, dashing up the left side to score a spectacular goal that ended a tight, defense-dominated game.
But not for the Kings.
Given the green light by Team Canada Coach Mike...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:34 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The team that bulldozed its way through the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament while averaging five goals a game exited the semifinals meekly, unable to score once.
Team USA's speed was neutralized and its in-your-face attitude pushed...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:59 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The contingent of Ducks and Kings who came to the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament is shrinking as the playoffs continue.
Seven Ducks and six Kings came to Sochi. Six Ducks and four Kings have made it to Friday’s semifinals,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...