| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:51 PM
NASHVILLE — To even reach the highlight package known as the shootout — in which Anze Kopitar won it for the Kings in the third round — the Kings had to do some decidedly unglamorous and old-school work Thursday night.
The Kings had to...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:27 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — The goalie was sharp, right from the opening shift. The team attacked with impressive speed up the middle. And its best players were the best players on Tuesday night, finishing with opportunistic flair.
This description happens to...
| 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 2, 2013
| 12:43 PM
One player exited and two forwards joined the Kings on a busy Saturday morning.
The Kings lost defenseman Keaton Ellerby on waivers as the injury-riddled Winnipeg Jets claimed the former first-round draft pick. Shortly thereafter, left wing Tyler...
| Nov 8, 2013
They are hockey's equivalent of a quick cleaning, a sure-fire way to spiff up the place before getting to the serious stuff later.
Yes, things often look a lot better after a game against the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
The Kings have been struggling...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Kings center Jarret Stoll skated hard for about an hour at practice Saturday morning, trying to rush back from an upper-body injury that has sidelined him a week. But given the way his replacements played in his absence Saturday night, Stoll might...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:14 AM
For all the talk of the Blackhawks facing a destructive, physical Kings team in the Western Conference finals, it was the Kings who were missing players because of big hits.
For all the talk of the Hawks not faring well against bigger, tougher teams,...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:55 PM
The Kings will need to shine again at Staples Center after falling behind two games to none to the Chicago Blackhawks, losing 4-2 on Sunday in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals at United Center.
Chicago, which owned the league’s best...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:20 PM
CHICAGO — What’s a playoff series without a little bit — or a lot — of animosity?
The Kings were unhappy about a huge hit delivered by Chicago center Dave Bolland against center Mike Richards on Saturday during the third...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:15 PM
CHICAGO -- Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said Sunday that center Mike Richards is fine after being momentarily dazed by a hit from Chicago’s Dave Bolland on Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Sutter, as usual, wouldn’t disclose...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks scored two second-period goals as part of a repeated shot-taking effort on gifted Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, producing a 2-1 victory over visiting Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday at United...