| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Suddenly, the smooth-running, efficient penalty-killing machine known as the Kings started sputtering and eventually broke down at Staples Center.
It was supposed to be the Flames that were beset by woeful penalty killing. But the teams traded places as...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
They've played 12 games, and the Kings' season doesn't even hit the one-month mark until Sunday.
One early theme has emerged: A five-minute overtime, followed by a shootout, if necessary. Of the Kings' eight victories, one came in overtime and four more...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:59 PM
OTTAWA, Canada -- The Kings scored three times in the first period and held off a push by the Senators to earn a 5-2 victory on Saturday at the Canadian Tire Center, extending their winning streak to six and sustaining several other noteworthy streaks....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:35 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Greetings from Jobing.com Arena, where the Kings will face the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night. Ben Scrivens was the first goaltender off the ice at the morning skate, and the first goalie to exit usually starts the game. That...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:18 PM
His arms thrust high … and just like that, the weight seemed to lift off the shoulders of a jubilant Anze Kopitar after his second goal of the season.
Nothing quite like an overtime goal against the league's best team to do the trick. The Kings...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The Kings have been through this well-worn script before, dealing with the loss of a front-line player.
Then again, hasn’t almost every other team in the NHL?
This time, they will have to adapt without the services of forward Jeff Carter, who is...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Jeff Carter in a walking boot.
Yes, the Kings have been there before with Carter, but the timing was much worse. It wasn't the first month of the season, like this time. Only a few games remained before the playoffs in 2012 when Carter suffered a deep...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Their penalty-killing woes didn’t just start Saturday night. It had been building for the Kings as they have given up at least one power-play goal in each of the last six games.
Perhaps Kings Coach Darryl Sutter had seen enough after Saturday&...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown will renew acquaintances with Minnesota forward Jason Pominville on Thursday after earning a two-game suspension last season for an April 23 elbow to Pominville’s head.
Will the Wild fans be calling for Brown’s...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Kings center Anze Kopitar made two solemn promises this past summer.
One was a traditional wedding vow, uttered when he was married to his longtime girlfriend, Ines. The other was a promise he made to the many hockey people who advised him to take...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:02 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. — Kings left wing Dwight King had his own definition of what was politely called a rough start on the season-opening trip to Minnesota and Winnipeg.
"I had two below-mediocre games on the road," King said. "And had a talk with the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:50 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said that backup goalie Ben Scrivens would get his first start this season at some point on this four-game trip.
Some point arrived Sunday afternoon.
And it made total sense. Scrivens has excellent career...