| May 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
The Kings fended off elimination four times in their first-round playoff series against San Jose, sticking together when it would have been easy to fracture, playing an ever-tighter defensive game that complemented Jonathan Quick's confident goaltending...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:45 PM
For anyone who was unclear on the concept of sarcasm, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was there to translate Tuesday.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was asked about Ducks goaltender John Gibson after a 4-3 loss Tuesday and responded in his usual manner, "He'...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Only a few players and the assistant coaches were on the ice Tuesday morning as a somber Dean Lombardi watched at rinkside.
Most of the Kings had taken part in a meeting and left their chilly El Segundo practice facility for the sizzling temperatures...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Michal Handzus scored a little more than two minutes into double overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 win at United Center on Wednesday.
The Kings lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2, heading into Game 6 at Staples Center on Friday.
| May 31, 2014
| 9:02 PM
They've managed to send nearly everyone home the last three postseasons.
Vancouver, St. Louis (twice), Phoenix, New Jersey, San Jose (twice) and the Ducks. All dispatched by the Kings in some fashion, sent off to some form of summer recreation.
| May 14, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Facing elimination for the fifth time in the playoffs this spring, the Kings on Wednesday appeared calm after their morning skate at Staples Center in advance of Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal series against the Ducks.
| May 16, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Members of the Ducks and the Kings said they were a bit anxious about playing Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night at Honda Center, but they also said they planned to embrace the moment.
“I’m excited. It’s...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Ducks front-office executive Bob Murray, not relishing the spotlight, survived the moment and his speech after being named the NHL’s general manager of the year.
Soon after, he received kudos from a crosstown rival and peer, Kings General...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was sitting in his office the other day, flipping through a guide that listed his counterparts in the NHL.
It was like looking at a high school yearbook without the cheery messages and autographs, one organized by...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:54 PM
NHL general managers and salary-cap specialists went scurrying for their calculators Friday, when the league and the NHL Players’ Assn. announced the payroll ranges for the 2014-15 season.
The payroll range -- which is agreed upon by the league...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Kings tendered qualifying offers to four players, including winger Dwight King, before Monday’s deadline to tender offers to restricted free agents in order to retain negotiating rights to those players.
They also tendered qualifying offers to...