| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:43 AM
ST. LOUIS — Greetings from St. Louis, where the Kings were greeted Thursday morning by chilly temperatures and a dusting of snow overnight.
Luckily for them, rookie goaltender Martin Jones made the trip to St. Louis from Manchester, N.H.,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
For decades the Kings simply couldn't draft and develop an elite goaltender.
Their two best goalies were established players acquired through trades: Rogie Vachon was a three-time Stanley Cup champion when the Kings got him from Montreal in November...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NASHVILLE -- Recovering from a weird flu-like illness has occupied Dustin Brown’s time since it hit him ferociously earlier in the week, forcing him to miss Monday’s game against the Stars.
So the Kings captain wasn’t exactly following...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Kings star goaltender Jonathan Quick wasn't standing too far away Saturday morning from the office of David Poile, the man doing double duty as general manager of the Nashville Predators and Team USA's general manager.
Team USA will be officially...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:07 PM
CHICAGO — Look at it this way: The Kings have about four-plus months of fine-tuning, tinkering and trying to figure out how to beat the Chicago Blackhawks.
In the playoffs.
A win against the Blackhawks, of course, in the regular season would...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:07 AM
One of the next steps in Jonathan Quick’s rehabilitation process could be an assignment in Manchester, N.H., according to Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi.
Lombardi said on Tuesday morning that a trip to the Kings’ American Hockey...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:45 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A lot of winter. Very little classic hockey.
Tyler Bozak scored the winning shootout goal and Jonathan Bernier made two saves in the heart-pounding final moments, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Angels fortified their pitching depth Wednesday by agreeing to terms on a minor league contract with left-hander Mark Mulder.
Mulder, 36, has not won a major league game since 2006. He retired in 2009, after two shoulder operations, and decided...