| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:43 PM
Anze Kopitar said the Kings lost track of the puck after Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer stopped him on probably his third point-blank chance Thursday, and that's why he and most of his teammates lingered in the offensive zone.
"He made a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Dustin Brown doesn’t recall much about the only nine-game winning streak in the Kings’ history, a run that began on Jan. 21, 2010, and extended through Feb. 6 of that year.
The Kings can match that club record Thursday night with a victory...
| 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 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:19 PM
It took several years and a stop in New York and a more recent move to Columbus, but Marian Gaborik finally became a Los Angeles King.
Gaborik was interested in the Kings a long time ago, and Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi had toyed with the idea...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:59 PM
You can use several methods to assess progress but there are the old reliable signposts along the long-and-winding NHL path.
There's the first 20 games of a season, the record at Thanksgiving, and on New Year's. This season, there was the mark at the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Not that he would let it show, but Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was quietly amused on the bench last week in Colorado.
He was trying to carefully manage minutes in the Kings' first game after the Olympic break, particularly in the case of defenseman Drew...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Three weeks ago, when the Kings were losing more often than any team in the NHL, they were telling anyone who would listen that they weren't as bad as they were playing.
So now that they've won three in a row it seems fair to ask whether they are as...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
DENVER -- The NHL's Olympic break may be over but its effects are lingering for the players who made the long trip home from Sochi last weekend.
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who joined the team Monday in Denver after helping Canada win a gold medal...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:27 PM
DENVER — The Kings welcomed back their final four Olympians — Drew Doughty and Jeff Carter from the gold medal-winning Canadian team and Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown from the U.S. — in snowy Denver, where they practiced Tuesday at a...