| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:54 PM
WASHINGTON — Every sign pointed to the Kings losing to the Capitals on Tuesday, and they could have trotted out the cliched but reasonable excuse of lacking energy at the end of a back-to-back sequence on the road, against a team desperate to make...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent.
His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown looked ready after a full practice Wednesday and a serious "bag skate" for about 50 minutes Tuesday. On top of that, he sounded poised to rejoin the lineup after a two-game absence because of a lower-body injury.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The stretch run has such a way of magnifying the good and the bad.
For instance, a puck banks off the skate of Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin past his goalie Martin Jones and a segment of Kings fans want Muzzin put on the next plane back to the minors....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:22 PM
There were distinct flickers of playoff-like hate, here and there Saturday night at Staples Center.
You had Kings forward Jeff Carter and Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin snapping and taking jabs at each other behind the play in the first period...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Dustin Brown, who was benched by Kings Coach Darryl Sutter for much of the third period of the team’s 3-2 loss to Toronto on Thursday, did not practice Friday because he’s ill, Sutter said.
Goaltender Jonathan Quick also missed practice...
| 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 15, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and winger Dustin Brown, both stricken by flu, will be game-time decisions Saturday night for the encounter with the Ducks at Staples Center.
Neither player participated in the Kings’ morning skate at El Segundo, an...
| 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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 10:08 PM
An iconic home of home runs and saves neatly morphed into hockey's temporary home on a historic January night at Dodger Stadium.
Of course, the startling transformation was not clever Hollywood sleight-of-hand but the guiding hand and mind of NHL...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:50 PM
NEWARK, N.J. – As Stanley Cup rematches go, this left something to be desired.
On Friday night, the Kings played the New Jersey Devils for the first time in 16 months, and it was a dull, uninspiring game. Scoreless into the third period, it was...