| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Willie Mitchell doesn't need to look at a calendar to know the playoffs are approaching.
"Practices are shorter. Games are more intense. It's a fun time of year," the Kings' veteran defenseman said. "Everything speeds up. It's a gradual progression. It'...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
CALGARY, Canada -- Remember the good old days in which the Kings' potential playoff opponent kept changing on a game-by-game basis, keeping fans and players guessing up until the last minute?
Two years ago, the Kings didn’t even have a playoff...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:23 PM
EDMONTON, Canada — Goalie Ben Scrivens knew he would have to worry about the usual suspects among his former Kings teammates.
Of course, there was leading scorer Jeff Carter and the two-way brilliance of center Anze Kopitar. Then there was the man...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
To add the scoring threat he felt the Kings urgently needed and stay under the salary-cap limit, General Manager Dean Lombardi had to persuade the Columbus Blue Jackets to retain half of winger Marian Gaborik’s remaining salary this season, give...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The prevailing winds shifted within the NHL when the high-spending, short-term-thinking New York Rangers declined to overpay winger Ryan Callahan or give him the leverage of a no-trade clause and traded him to Tampa Bay for 38-year-old Martin St. Louis....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:03 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Darryl Sutter said Tuesday the wear and tear of his Kings’ Grammys trip that began Jan. 16 has been “brutal.”
“No rest, no practice, no energy,” the Kings coach said before his team plays the host Phoenix...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Kings center Colin Fraser has been a fortunate man -- 342 regular-season games played and two Stanley Cups on his resume, one with the Chicago Blackhawks, the other with the Kings in 2012.
And no concussions or concussion-like symptoms for the hard-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Colin Fraser has that secret, that certain veteran savvy, to know what would happen if he made a play. Or, in this case, did not.
And so, the Kings center didn't back off when faced with a bigger and stronger Frazer McLaren of the Maple Leafs last...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:27 PM
DETROIT — Defenseman Jake Muzzin's emotions swung quickly Thursday from exhilaration to exasperation.
The 24-year-old scored the Kings' first goal against St. Louis — his first point in 15 games — but was responsible for the Blues'...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:41 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Remember when the Kings were a wildly successful road team?
That time, most definitely, is not now.
Those days of November and early December seem long ago. They've lost eight of their last nine road games and the latest setback...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Their Dodger Stadium game will certainly be historic, with KISS in concert, beach volleyball to the side and an expected sellout crowd watching hockey in the open (and warm) air.
But Thursday night's prequel to Saturday's NHL Stadium Series event,...