| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:05 PM
When have the Kings done anything the normal way, in victory or in defeat?
Blown out of the first two games of their playoff series against San Jose, their season on the line after they lost the third game in overtime, the Kings on Monday clawed their...
| 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 30, 2014
| 11:47 PM
SAN JOSE — When there was every reason to give up, the Kings continued to fight.
When they had every excuse to moan about the San Jose Sharks being too fast and too big and too deadly at creating outnumbered rushes — all of which was true in...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:12 PM
SAN JOSE — Goodbye, Northern California. Hello, Southern California.
A playoff comeback for the ages was sealed in dramatic fashion by the Kings as they beat the San Jose Sharks, 5-1, on Wednesday in Game 7, becoming only the fourth team in NHL...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Every team in the Olympic men’s hockey tournament has played its first game, and players sent here by the Kings and Ducks had a big impact on several of the contests.
Here’s a look at what the Southern California...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:14 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Here’s a news flash: Jonathan Quick smiled.
The Kings and U.S. Olympic goaltender, normally so serious and unemotional in public, let his joy shine through Tuesday when he was told that Kings teammate Anze Kopitar had...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:57 PM
SOCHI, Russia — And then there were 12.
The first of 13 Kings and Ducks chosen to represent their respective homelands at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament was eliminated Tuesday, when Switzerland and Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller lost a...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:59 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The contingent of Ducks and Kings who came to the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament is shrinking as the playoffs continue.
Seven Ducks and six Kings came to Sochi. Six Ducks and four Kings have made it to Friday’s semifinals,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was appointed captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics, with Kings captain Dustin Brown and Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter appointed the alternate captains.
Parise was an alternate...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia — In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown looked ready after a full practice Wednesday and a serious "bag skate" for about 50 minutes Tuesday. On top of that, he sounded poised to rejoin the lineup after a two-game absence because of a lower-body injury.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Let's pause for a moment of appreciation for Rogie Vachon and Toe Blake.
And Marian Gaborik.
First, the present-day man of the moment: Gaborik. The recently acquired Gaborik set up the first goal and later scored the decisive goal in a three-round...