| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:30 PM
Staples Center was so quiet, you could have heard a tooth drop. The Kings looked so exhausted, it was if they were skating through a natural nightmare.
"Sometimes … it's quicksand," said Trevor Lewis.
That was Wednesday's Game 1 of the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Williams' flair for the dramatic allowed the Los Angeles Kings to prevail in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Williams scored 4:36 into overtime, lifting the Kings to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers before a sellout crowd of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:25 PM
This was must-see, priceless video — defenseman Drew Doughty pounded the glass and toppled over the bench after the Kings won Game 7 in overtime in Chicago, completing an epic Western Conference final series.
His gleeful inner 8-year-old emerged...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:44 PM
The Kings and Chicago Blackhawks could have played all night, it seemed, and no one would have minded.
Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was an exhilarating display of individual brilliance within a team framework, capped by sudden-death...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Maybe the Kings should start every playoff series one game from elimination. It has certainly worked through two series thus far.
The Kings have reached the Western Conference finals for the third consecutive season, burying the Ducks early in a 6-2...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Go ahead and love the Blackhawks' win in Game 1 of the Western Conference final, but also know there won’t be enough wins to reach the Stanley Cup Final if the Hawks continue to chase the puck instead of own it.
Sure, the Hawks imposed their...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 4-3 loss Saturday to the Kings in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals:
✓ Patrick Kane shoveled the puck ahead to Michal Handzus at the Kings line. The play died, then Handzus...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:15 PM
A couple of Michael Futa's buddies had talked up a kid they'd coached who was a natural scorer despite being a poor skater, so Futa, then the general manager of Owen Sound of the Ontario Hockey League, wanted to see the kid for himself.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:25 PM
One of the supposed byproducts of the Kings acquiring Marian Gaborik was the notion that forwards Jeff Carter and Mike Richards could resume their partnership, helping shake Richards out of a prolonged slump.
It hasn't quite happened.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:39 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the Kings scheduled to play their third road game in four days when they face the Penguins on Thursday at Consol Energy Center, Coach Darryl Sutter declared Wednesday’s practice an optional session.
Not surprisingly, most...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:45 PM
CALGARY, Canada — The numbers are quite close to his point total two years ago, then considered a downward trend for a big-name center.
At least there was a tangible reason for the Kings' center Mike Richards' recording 44 points in 74 games in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:47 PM
SAN JOSE -- If all goes to plan, he will play against the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 tonight here, fly home to Los Angeles with his teammates, go straight to the hospital and greet the newest member of the family a few hours later.
Let’s just say...