| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:24 PM
It might be considered an overdue nod in some quarters, but Kings center Anze Kopitar's defensive abilities were recognized on Thursday morning when the NHL announced he is a finalist for the Selke Trophy.
The other finalists are Chicago Blackhawks...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:19 PM
It took several years and a stop in New York and a more recent move to Columbus, but Marian Gaborik finally became a Los Angeles King.
Gaborik was interested in the Kings a long time ago, and Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi had toyed with the idea...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
To add the scoring threat he felt the Kings urgently needed and stay under the salary-cap limit, General Manager Dean Lombardi had to persuade the Columbus Blue Jackets to retain half of winger Marian Gaborik’s remaining salary this season, give...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:23 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — Goalie Ben Scrivens knew he would have to worry about the usual suspects among his former Kings teammates.
Of course, there was leading scorer Jeff Carter and the two-way brilliance of center Anze Kopitar. Then there was the man...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:06 PM
CALGARY, Canada — The Saddledome, along with its ever-changing corporate names, was almost like a second home for goalie Martin Jones in his formative hockey years.
His junior team, the Calgary Hitmen, shared the building with the NHL's Calgary...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
CALGARY, Canada -- Remember the good old days in which the Kings' potential playoff opponent kept changing on a game-by-game basis, keeping fans and players guessing up until the last minute?
Two years ago, the Kings didn’t even have a playoff...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Anze Kopitar has obliterated any fears that he might have been exhausted by his Sochi Olympic experience.
He was exhilarated by reaching the quarterfinals with his native Slovenia and sustained that emotion when the NHL season resumed. Kopitar leads the...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:22 PM
There were distinct flickers of playoff-like hate, here and there Saturday night at Staples Center.
You had Kings forward Jeff Carter and Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin snapping and taking jabs at each other behind the play in the first period...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The stretch run has such a way of magnifying the good and the bad.
For instance, a puck banks off the skate of Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin past his goalie Martin Jones and a segment of Kings fans want Muzzin put on the next plane back to the minors....