| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The fork in the road where the Kings turned it all around before they went on to win the Stanley Cup in 2012 was so much easier to identify and isolate.
They parted ways with Coach Terry Murray, strapped in and hopped aboard the Darryl Sutter Express in...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His hands gripped the hockey stick a little tighter as he glided into the faceoff circle.
Jarret Stoll spread his skates wide, crouching low to the ice, positioning himself nose-to-nose with his opponent.
It was early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:17 AM
The Edmonton Oilers have hired former Panthers assistant coach Craig Ramsay to fill the same role.
Ramsay, 63, worked under Kevin Dineen from 2011 to 2013, running the Panthers’ power play. He’ll likely continue in that role in Edmonton....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter joined a pretty exclusive club Friday: coaches who have won more than one Stanley Cup.
Only 15 have done it in the history of the NHL, which pre-dates the stock market crash — the 1929 stock market crash.
Sutter has two...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi knew his team needed a productive left wing in order to go far this season and he knew Columbus winger Marian Gaborik might be available, but Lombardi had season-long salary cap problems and Gaborik's salary was $7.5...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:07 PM
There seemed to be a difference of opinion this week.
The Kings were pushing for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships a year ago, only to be eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals. Now the Kings can send the defending...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Whether it's the opponent's top scorer or the Ducks' mood, defenseman Ben Lovejoy has proven in his breakout season he has a firm handle on it.
A confluence of greater maturity and an appreciation of the disparity between Lovejoy's prior NHL job and the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 12:21 PM
EDMONTON, Canada -- Jonas Hiller will return as the Ducks’ goalie here Sunday night after allowing four first-period goals on nine shots in the team's previous game.
“It’s nice when you don’t have too much time to think about...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:19 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — What the Ducks hoped to rectify Sunday night remained troubling.
After he was stung by three second-period goals, veteran goalie Jonas Hiller's slump worsened to 6-9-3. Vulnerable because of the injury losses of intimidating...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf and Kings captain Dustin Brown were named finalists Tuesday for the NHL’s Mark Messier leadership award.
The award, in existence since 2007, recognizes “the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Gather 'round for a history lesson, of bright playoff campaigns gone bad . . . and gone south, fast.
Sunday night's debacle at San Jose wasn't the first time the Kings have given up seven consecutive goals in a playoff game. It happened during, of all...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:57 PM
CALGARY, Canada — After 80 regular-season games, it is official: The Kings will be making their way to San Jose.
That's where they will open the first round of the playoffs with many signs pointing to a Game 1 possibly Wednesday at San Jose.