| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi remembered what it was like after his team's double-overtime exit against Chicago in Game 5 in June.
The playoffs were over. But the doctors and trainers had plenty of work ahead of them, trying to put...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Change or end up in a culvert: NHL style.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was talking recently about the challenges of his profession, the changing nature of hockey, and put as fine a point on it as possible.
He has coached 1,039 regular-season games,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:05 PM
SAN JOSE — This was like a nasty flashback, one bad journey into the darkness for Kings fans.
The loyal old-timers have scar tissue around the old wound — long ago playoff blowouts, losses to the likes of the Edmonton Oilers and the...
| 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 22, 2014
| 11:45 PM
The Kings tried to reestablish their identity Tuesday and climb back into their first-round playoff series against San Jose. However, the resilient but still-flawed performance now leaves them facing an early end to their season.
And, maybe, to an era....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:39 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the Kings scheduled to play their third road game in four days when they face the Penguins on Thursday at Consol Energy Center, Coach Darryl Sutter declared Wednesday’s practice an optional session.
Not surprisingly, most...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Upon further review . . .
Teammates were more than impressed with Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's incredible kick save on Blake Wheeler with just under a minute remaining in their 4-2 win over Winnipeg on Saturday night.
Quick was on his stomach and...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:26 AM
SAN JOSE — Coming attractions?
The Kings and the Sharks again staged an entertaining, hard-hitting hockey game — perhaps a sneak peek of a potential playoff series between these intense California rivals — which San Jose won, 2-1....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — The panicked hue and cry from the Kings' fan base when defenseman Drew Doughty left Thursday's game in San Jose was almost like that bleak November night in Buffalo when goalie Jonathan Quick suffered a serious groin injury....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:23 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Three games remaining in the regular season on the yellow brick road to the playoffs, and the Kings finally catch a break in the schedule.
They don't play again until Wednesday.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is always mulling...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:54 PM
MONTREAL — The Kings exorcised decades’ worth of demons Tuesday with a 6-0 victory over the Canadiens at the Bell Center, turning what was supposed to be a defensive battle between two of the NHL’s top defensive teams into their first...