| Apr 24, 2012
| 8:53 PM
As the Washington Capitals sat in the dressing room at their Arlington, Va., practice facility ahead of a flight to Boston for a final showdown with the Boston Bruins in this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series, the mood was noticeably loose....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
It's not you, it's me.
That is the NHL version — free-agency style — of a disappointing breakup. Hockey's free agency starts Tuesday and among those on the market will be Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who won the Stanley Cup twice in Los...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kings' Stanley Cup playoff run appeared to be over before it had really begun. Sloppy on defense and helpless against the speed of the San Jose Sharks, the Kings lost the first three games of their opening-round playoff series and were one loss from...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Words failed them Sunday, but their faith in one another never wavered.
The Kings, capable of so much this spring, were unable to describe the exhilaration they felt after completing the most stunning in a series of remarkable comebacks, too dazed to...
| May 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
For the Kings, the path through the Western Conference has been daunting. They’ve fought off elimination six times -- four times against San Jose and twice against the Ducks, only now to be dealing with the reigning Stanley Cup champion Chicago...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Is this the year that Kings center Anze Kopitar solidifies his lofty position in the NHL in the view of people … outside of L.A.?
That might sound a bit odd when talking about someone who led the NHL in playoff scoring in 2012 when the Kings...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The Ducks dedicated their regular-season meetings against the Kings to getting their rivals out of their heads.
Time to start anew.
The Kings, in a 3-1 victory at Honda Center, extended their Western Conference semifinal series lead to 2-0 on Monday...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy, missed opportunities or just another dramatic turn, but the Ducks couldn't finish off the Kings on Wednesday night, and hockey's freeway series is now going the distance.
Riding a signature 21-save performance by...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:22 PM
By the time the Kings advanced to the Western Conference finals against the Blackhawks last season, most of their team was being held together by tape and hope.
Battered after defeating St. Louis in six games and San Jose in seven, the Kings fell to the...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Chicago's home record in the Stanley Cup playoffs remained impeccable this postseason as the Blackhawks defeated the Kings, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at United Center behind Brandon Saad's goal and assist and Marian Hossa's two assists in Game 1 of the...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr, who has been out of the lineup since Game 1 of the second round of the playoffs against Anaheim, said he was hoping to resume skating on Thursday.
That would be the next step in Regehr’s recovery from an...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The Los Angeles Kings scored five goals in the third period to transform a troubling two-goal deficit late in the second period into a 6-2 victory Wednesday at United Center that ties the Western Conference finals against the defending Stanley Cup-...