| May 23, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Misery recognizes company.
The Kings were not the only ones to lose the first two games in the first round of the playoffs — they lost the first three — and then were forced to go to a seventh game in the second round.
This is also about...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Justin Williams reached back and delivered some of his Game 7 playoff magic for the Kings in Game 4.
For the Kings, it might as well have been Game 7.
Justin Time. Or should that be Just In Time?
With the Kings facing playoff elimination against the...
| 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,...