| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:17 PM
The Kings considered goaltender Ben Scrivens almost a throw-in when they acquired him from Toronto last June, with winger Matt Frattin and a second-round draft pick, for goalie Jonathan Bernier. Kings executives liked Frattin but were so unsure about...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:19 PM
The Kings' rescue squad, armed with goals and assists, isn't going to come from the American Hockey League.
It is going to have to come from within, at least until Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi trades for a top-six forward. Of course, isn't almost...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:17 PM
Jonathan Quick versus Roberto Luongo.
That particular goaltending duel was fully understandable, and completely riveting. It served as a potential USA-Canada Olympic preview the other day at Staples Center between the Kings goalie and his Vancouver...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:07 PM
CHICAGO — Look at it this way: The Kings have about four-plus months of fine-tuning, tinkering and trying to figure out how to beat the Chicago Blackhawks.
In the playoffs.
A win against the Blackhawks, of course, in the regular season would...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:56 PM
DETROIT — Kings defenseman Drew Doughty raised his right arm automatically to indicate that a shot by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had bounced off the protective netting above the glass before it hit goaltender Jonathan Quick's back and...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, and Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were named to Team Canada’s roster for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, giving both Southern California teams strong representation at next month&...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Imagine a day where the Kings get to the point where they don't have deep concerns about their issues at left wing.
That day remains far off.
But at least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter has settled on one promising combination, putting newcomer and left...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Kings center Mike Richards trends toward thinking and acting like a captain.
His voice is a quiet but effective one with his Kings teammates and he sent former Philadelphia Flyers teammate Claude Giroux a supportive text in November, according to NHL....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:05 PM
It took nearly nine minutes into his opening training camp media session Thursday for Kings Coach Darryl Sutter to utter one of his favorite words.
Sutter used that in relation to the possibility of one of the young forward prospects —...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:15 PM
This one evoked shades of his blunder in St. Louis last season and an earlier miscue against the Phoenix Coyotes.
But Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's epic gaffe and own-goal against the visiting New York Rangers in the home opener at Staples Center was...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:05 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. — Even though Kings goalie Ben Scrivens was surrounded by the media in the hallway after recording a shutout, teammate Willie Mitchell managed to penetrate the scrum with a pertinent observation.
"The Professor," the defenseman said,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:10 AM
How do you fall from third to 11th overall in the league in penalty killing in one day?
Quite simple, actually. The Kings gave up three power-play goals to the Calgary Flames in Monday’s 3-2 loss. They lost for just the second time in the last...