| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:15 PM
How do they keep skating? How do we keep breathing?
The Kings pulled off another unlikely comeback Saturday night in a spring full of them, fighting back for nearly five full periods of hockey before turning the Staples Center ice into a dancing,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
NEW YORK -- Henrik Lundqvist was superb on the ice, but got a little help from the hockey gods as the New York Rangers avoided a four-game sweep in the Stanley Cup finals, knocking off the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 4 on Wednesday.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Greetings from Chicago, where the Kings will face the Blackhawks tonight in their third Game 7 of this playoff run. The Kings won the first two Games 7s on the road, contributing to the 5-1 record road teams have compiled in those games this spring....
| May 31, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win in Los Angeles that created an improbable Game 7 on Sunday:
1. Patrick Kane struggled in last year’s Western Conference finals, and then found himself skating with...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kings' Stanley Cup playoff run appeared to be over before it had really begun. Sloppy on defense and helpless against the speed of the San Jose Sharks, the Kings lost the first three games of their opening-round playoff series and were one loss from...
| 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...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
This has been the year of the comeback in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Through Tuesday, there were 11 games in which the winning team had trailed by two goals or more, and there were three first-round series in which the eventual winner lost the first two...
| May 10, 2014
| 12:29 PM
While mystery surrounded the Ducks’ choice of starting goaltender for their playoff game against the Kings on Saturday night -- indications were that it will be Jonas Hiller, because injured Frederik Andersen didn’t skate Saturday morning...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:15 PM
John Gibson made his Stanley Cup playoff debut a memorable one.
The Ducks’ 20-year-old rookie goaltender stopped 28 shots in a 2-0 victory over the Kings at Staples Center tonight. The victory evened the Western Conference semifinals series at 2-...
| 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...