| 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...
| 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&...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Now that the first sample size has been delivered — 10 games out of a long and winding NHL season — the Kings have learned something in October.
• Consistency, where is it?
They are 6-4. Not that any team needs to be playing its...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
One of the key players in the often-fascinating rivalry between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings could be missing Thursday night's game at Staples Center.
Coyotes captain Shane Doan is out with a lower-body injury and did not play in the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Dallas Stars wing Ryan Garbutt was suspended for five games by the NHL on Wednesday after his helmet-to-helmet hit that briefly knocked out Ducks wing Dustin Penner.
Although no penalty was called when Penner was hit in the second period Sunday night at...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:10 AM
How do you fall from third to 11th overall in the league in penalty killing in one day?
Quite simple, actually. The Kings gave up three power-play goals to the Calgary Flames in Monday’s 3-2 loss. They lost for just the second time in the last...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Suddenly, the smooth-running, efficient penalty-killing machine known as the Kings started sputtering and eventually broke down at Staples Center.
It was supposed to be the Flames that were beset by woeful penalty killing. But the teams traded places as...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Justin Williams yawned in mid-answer.
He was talking Sunday about the pleasant bounce back from the Kings' trip, and the long flight home from Nashville at the end.
"That flight from Nashville always feels longer than it should be," he said. "…...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth is sidelined with a lower body injury, Coach Bruce Boudreau announced following the team's morning skate Friday at Honda Center.
Boudreau said Fasth was hurt at the end of Thursday's practice. The team has called up goalie...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:33 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Prepare for another installation of Sutter vs. Sutter.
Only this time it won’t be Kings Coach Darryl Sutter coaching against one of his many brothers. The twist is that he will coaching tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes...