| 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...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It was April 22 and the Kings had just lost their first three playoff games against the San Jose Sharks, with their only consolation being that Game 3 had been close — a 4-3 overtime decision — instead of the blowouts they'd endured in the...
| 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...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:08 PM
There are the little areas of the Kings' dressing room on the road that are almost broken down into fascinating mini-neighborhoods.
Starting goalie Jonathan Quick is at one end, alongside backup Martin Jones. Defenseman Drew Doughty sits close by fellow...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said the lower-body injury keeping Robyn Regehr out of the lineup is a knee injury and that the veteran defenseman hasn't resumed skating, though Regehr had said he hoped to return to the ice Thursday.
Regehr hasn't played...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Misery recognizes company.
The Kings were not the only ones to lose the first two games in the first round of the playoffs — they lost the first three — and then were forced to go to a seventh game in the second round.
This is also about...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter and his boss, General Manager Dean Lombardi, were talking about their personnel and reviewing video during the Olympic break in February, not necessarily preparing just for the spring playoff run but beyond that.
What they came...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:02 PM
They've managed to send nearly everyone home the last three postseasons.
Vancouver, St. Louis (twice), Phoenix, New Jersey, San Jose (twice) and the Ducks. All dispatched by the Kings in some fashion, sent off to some form of summer recreation.
| May 30, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Now, the Kings know how they made the San Jose Sharks feel after the first round of the playoffs and the regrets they left the Ducks to brood over just a couple of weeks ago, in the second round.
The Kings, who staged an epic comeback after losing their...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Kings' stress of two straight losses and a hostile road date against the defending-champion Chicago Blackhawks is eased by the fact Justin Williams is on their side.
Williams not only is 6-0 in Game 7s, he has six goals and six assists in the...