| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter isn't surprised that a couple of his non-superstar players are making a significant impact against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals. The postseason, he said, is suited for unsung heroes.
"As you go...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:28 PM
With two of their best players -- Mike Richards and Jeff Carter -- injured in the last three games against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Kings say they must be smart about exacting revenge.
"Yeah, well, I think within the rules, we've got to take care...
| May 28, 2013
Dustin Brown remembers the last time he lost the final game of the season, that he was dissatisfied and disappointed and then had to shake hands with players he had just tried to check into submission.
The Kings' captain last felt that sensation in...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:16 PM
The last minutes felt like hours, pulling fans at Staples Center out of their seats to moan and beseech the hockey gods for one more save by Jonathan Quick, one more win for the Kings over the San Jose Sharks in the seventh game of an agonizingly close...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter, schooled deeply in Chicago Blackhawks tradition, summed up his years there in about a 15-second sound bite, managing to cover it quite succinctly.
“Young guy. Old guy. Single guy. Married guy. With children,”...
| Jun 1, 2013
CHICAGO — It was only a theory, but the thoughts Dean Lombardi expressed a few years ago on how a losing team evolves from pretender to contender made a lot of sense.
First, a team hopes it can win — hope being the key word because it lacks...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With the Kings headed to San Jose for Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday, there has been lots of talk about the Sharks being nearly unbeatable at home this season.
Asked about the challenge of playing at HP Pavilion, also known as the...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:25 PM
SAN JOSE -- You’ve got to admire a hockey player who has no illusions about his abilities and has a sense of humor about what he does.
Sharks winger Adam Burish, better known as an agitator and penalty killer than a scorer, scored points for being...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 10:01 PM
A year ago Monday the Kings took a 3-0 playoff series lead over the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks, as goaltender Jonathan Quick made 41 saves and Dustin Brown scored on a rebound in a 1-0 victory at Staples Center. The Kings lost the next game but finished...
| May 12, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Happy Mother’s Day ... and happy hockey day here in Southern California. The Ducks will face the Red Wings at Honda Center on Sunday night in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series, with the Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks awaiting...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Now this is total fan dedication.
Donna Lebano attended the Chicago Blackhawks-Minnesota Wild first-round NHL playoff game in Chicago on Thursday. No big deal there, although she was eight months' pregnant. That's impressive, but hey, many...