| 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 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 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 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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:23 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Three games remaining in the regular season on the yellow brick road to the playoffs, and the Kings finally catch a break in the schedule.
They don't play again until Wednesday.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is always mulling...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi remembered what it was like after his team's double-overtime exit against Chicago in Game 5 in June.
The playoffs were over. But the doctors and trainers had plenty of work ahead of them, trying to put...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Change or end up in a culvert: NHL style.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was talking recently about the challenges of his profession, the changing nature of hockey, and put as fine a point on it as possible.
He has coached 1,039 regular-season games,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:05 PM
SAN JOSE — This was like a nasty flashback, one bad journey into the darkness for Kings fans.
The loyal old-timers have scar tissue around the old wound — long ago playoff blowouts, losses to the likes of the Edmonton Oilers and the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Justin Williams reached back and delivered some of his Game 7 playoff magic for the Kings in Game 4.
For the Kings, it might as well have been Game 7.
Justin Time. Or should that be Just In Time?
With the Kings facing playoff elimination against the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:45 PM
The Kings tried to reestablish their identity Tuesday and climb back into their first-round playoff series against San Jose. However, the resilient but still-flawed performance now leaves them facing an early end to their season.
And, maybe, to an era....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:39 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the Kings scheduled to play their third road game in four days when they face the Penguins on Thursday at Consol Energy Center, Coach Darryl Sutter declared Wednesday’s practice an optional session.
Not surprisingly, most...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Upon further review . . .
Teammates were more than impressed with Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's incredible kick save on Blake Wheeler with just under a minute remaining in their 4-2 win over Winnipeg on Saturday night.
Quick was on his stomach and...