| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:51 PM
STAMFORD — Mike Backman said he wasn't sure how terrific his son-in-law was Monday night until he got home and saw the replays Tuesday morning. It was then that Backman saw the stick save that Jonathan Quick made on Mats Zuccarello in the first...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The fork in the road where the Kings turned it all around before they went on to win the Stanley Cup in 2012 was so much easier to identify and isolate.
They parted ways with Coach Terry Murray, strapped in and hopped aboard the Darryl Sutter Express in...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Big forwards crowding the net. Constant forechecking. Lots of hitting and defense.
No one has to tell Alain Vigneault about the Kings' brand of hockey. The New York Rangers coach knows what to expect in this Stanley Cup Final.
"I've got a real good...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:51 PM
Is there no end to the Kings' resilience, no situation too dire for them to wiggle out of, even if they skate off with the hair at the ends of their lengthy playoff beards singed from the flames they just escaped?
Heavy-legged Wednesday in the first...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter, always capable of editing his opinions to the bare minimum, was asked about his team’s next opponent, the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final beginning Wednesday night at 5 p.m. at Staples Center.
| May 29, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 5-4 double-overtime win Wednesday over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals:
1. It’s amazing what happens when you skate, pass, shoot and crash the net. It shouldn&...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
So it is finally happening, hockey's Freeway Series, the one Kings center Jarret Stoll thought was going to occur last year after Los Angeles held up its end of the equation.
"I remember us watching Game 7 last year between Anaheim and Detroit and we...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia — In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:30 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — All the years of near misses, tedious bus rides and one excruciating waiting game faded away on Saturday morning for Andrew Campbell.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter summoned the 26-year-old defenseman and told him that he would be...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne continued to rack up honors after he and his Finnish teammates won bronze medals at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament.
Selanne, who scored two goals Saturday to lead Finland past the U.S., 5-0, in the semifinals and...