| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty went to the Vancouver Olympics four years ago as a spare defenseman and came back a star -- and with a gold medal.
Something about playing under the most intense pressure and scrutiny seems to bring out the best in the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The great part of watching the Olympics -- be it the Summer Games or Winter Games -- is that I find myself enjoying every event that is on at that exact time. Whether it's bobsledding, team ice dancing or the biathlon, I can't help but get hooked into...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:15 PM
The Kings honored their six Olympians on Thursday, inviting them to take one more trip around the Staples Center ice before leaving for Sochi and next week's tournament.
But all six had to put in a little extra work on their way out the door. And that...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:39 PM
String together the Kings' offensive output from their last six games and it looks like a line of binary code: 0 1 0 1 0 1.
Add it up and you get six games, three goals and five losses, the depths of a skid in which the team has dropped eight of its...
| Jan 23, 2014
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The combination of an exhausting trip, a dubious call and the pressure of a road deficit left the Kings yearning to get home and have a chance to right their ways.
The overhaul will date to Tuesday night, when the Phoenix Coyotes...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:03 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Darryl Sutter said Tuesday the wear and tear of his Kings’ Grammys trip that began Jan. 16 has been “brutal.”
“No rest, no practice, no energy,” the Kings coach said before his team plays the host Phoenix...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:41 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Remember when the Kings were a wildly successful road team?
That time, most definitely, is not now.
Those days of November and early December seem long ago. They've lost eight of their last nine road games and the latest setback...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:12 PM
A stoppable force met a movable object Monday at Staples Center.
For the uninitiated, that would be the free-falling Kings and their punchless offense against the struggling Chicago Blackhawks and their porous defense.
It was billed as a matchup...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Faced with an oversupply of good goaltenders, the Kings on Wednesday traded Ben Scrivens to the Edmonton Oilers for a third-round pick in this year's entry draft.
The move, announced after the team practiced at El Segundo, wasn't surprising because of...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:56 PM
DETROIT — Kings defenseman Drew Doughty raised his right arm automatically to indicate that a shot by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had bounced off the protective netting above the glass before it hit goaltender Jonathan Quick's back and...