| May 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
They have become so expert at moving on, from the highs after series victories and the lows after devastating losses.
The Kings mute their emotions and simply get on with it.
Except Moving Day never works quite so well against the Blackhawks....
| May 19, 2014
| 7:34 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
Two Olympic gold medals, one Stanley Cup ring and an increasing position of leadership … does this all mean the Kings have seen the last of Dewey-isms?
That would be the often quirky observations of the uber-talented Drew Doughty (aka "Dewey")....
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:01 AM
You hear the names of the teams and years, spoken almost in hushed, ceremonial tones: the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, the 1975 New York Islanders and the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers.
The 2014 Kings are within one game of joining these hockey-history makers,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:05 PM
When have the Kings done anything the normal way, in victory or in defeat?
Blown out of the first two games of their playoff series against San Jose, their season on the line after they lost the third game in overtime, the Kings on Monday clawed their...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:28 PM
All that is standing between the Kings and Ducks for a first meeting in the playoffs is one game.
If this script sounds like a recycled one — local teams on the verge of a playoff showdown — you would be correct. Last...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:58 PM
SAN JOSE -- The fluke injury taking Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell out in the second period of Game 6 against the Sharks has had lingering implications for the series.
Mitchell, as expected, won't play in the decisive Game 7 on Wednesday night at...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:47 PM
SAN JOSE — When there was every reason to give up, the Kings continued to fight.
When they had every excuse to moan about the San Jose Sharks being too fast and too big and too deadly at creating outnumbered rushes — all of which was true in...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The Kings, Wild and New York Rangers needed a Game 7 to win their respective first-round series, and Minnesota had to go to overtime.
Will the drama continue in the conference semifinals?
(Round 1: defeated Dallas, 4-2)...