| May 29, 2014
| 6:07 PM
There seemed to be a difference of opinion this week.
The Kings were pushing for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships a year ago, only to be eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals. Now the Kings can send the defending...
| May 1, 2014
Even though it went seven games, the New York Rangers dominated the Philadelphia Flyers for most of their Round 1 series. Even if Flyers goalie Steve Mason played the first two games, the Rangers still would have won the series......
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:29 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Canada will have the opportunity to defend the gold medal it won four years ago at Vancouver, a chance it earned Friday with a thoroughly sound defensive effort that stifled a fast and prolific U.S. team in the Sochi Olympic hockey...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:54 PM
In response to Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen's lower-body injury suffered in the third period of Anaheim's Game 3 victory over the Kings, rookie goalie John Gibson is expected to be called up from minor-league Norfolk, Va., on Friday.
| May 10, 2014
| 9:15 PM
John Gibson made his Stanley Cup playoff debut a memorable one.
The Ducks’ 20-year-old rookie goaltender stopped 28 shots in a 2-0 victory over the Kings at Staples Center tonight. The victory evened the Western Conference semifinals series at 2-...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Only a few players and the assistant coaches were on the ice Tuesday morning as a somber Dean Lombardi watched at rinkside.
Most of the Kings had taken part in a meeting and left their chilly El Segundo practice facility for the sizzling temperatures...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:40 PM
As crucial and hard-fought as Game 5 was, the Ducks are expecting the Kings to deliver their most complete effort in Wednesday night’s Game 6 at Staples Center.
Anaheim leads the series three games to two, and can clinch the series and move on...
| 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 14, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The first Stanley Cup playoff matchup between Southern California rivals is heading to Game 7.
Facing elimination for the fifth time this postseason, the Kings snapped out of their most recent playoff funk with a 2-1 victory over the Ducks in Game 6...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Anze Kopitar was asked about revenge.
This was not about that, not about getting even. Instead, the Kings center said this had to do with seizing the moment, about capitalizing on an opportunity.
The Kings reached the Western Conference finals for 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...