| Nov 28, 2013
SAN JOSE, Calif. He hadn't scored in a shootout since December 2007 and hadn't even been tapped on the shoulder to try since December 2009.
But Joe Thornton scored a beauty of a goal in the eighth round of one Wednesday night, and the Sharks beat the Los...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:13 PM
SAN JOSE — Greetings from San Jose, the Kings’ first visit this season to what’s now known as the SAP Center and first since their second-round playoff series against the Sharks last spring. The Kings won that series by winning Game 7 at...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Mario Lemieux, make some room for another ageless wonder, 41-year-old Jaromir Jagr.
New Jersey's Jagr scored a milestone and game-winning goal in overtime in the Devils' 2-1 victory over the Kings on Thursday night at Staples Center, handing the Kings...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:50 PM
TORONTO — What began as the germ of an idea, two brothers pursuing a jointly held dream of winning the Stanley Cup together, took a firmer grip overseas in an unlikely spot, the Czech Republic.
It was 2004. Scott and Rob Niedermayer were far...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For Linden Vey, the long wait appears to be over.
The promising center has been playing hockey since he was 4 years old, dreaming of reaching the NHL. Vey had been playing in the minors and was called up by the Kings last week and he is...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Nothing personal … really.
That's the way Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell took the recent critique of his penalty-killing skills, an edgy assessment by his coach, Darryl Sutter.
Sutter also included stay-at-home defenseman Matt Greene in his...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:07 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Among Kings Coach Darryl Sutter's strong points are his bluntness and willingness to call out players who are underperforming.
On Tuesday night, after the Kings' 3-1 loss to Phoenix at Jobing.com Arena, Sutter gave an instant and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Their penalty-killing woes didn’t just start Saturday night. It had been building for the Kings as they have given up at least one power-play goal in each of the last six games.
Perhaps Kings Coach Darryl Sutter had seen enough after Saturday&...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Forward Jeff Carter, who shares the Kings’ goal-scoring lead with five goals, will be put on injured reserve because of a lower-body injury.
He’s expected to be out for at least a week, and possibly longer. The NHL does not require teams...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:09 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has been watching the club’s top prospects this week in Manchester, N.H. He might want to consider bringing a scorer back to Los Angeles with him.
The Phoenix Coyotes rode goals by Derek...
| 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 —...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Making the most of the Canadian Olympic hockey team’s pre-Sochi orientation session in Calgary last month was something of a challenge. The cost of insuring players during on-ice sessions would have been so prohibitive that team executives were...