| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Ben Scrivens might have saved the Kings' season after Jonathan Quick sustained a groin injury last week. Scrivens took over in goal with 1:20 left in...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Ben Scrivens didn't mind that his shutout streak ended Tuesday, not with the way the Kings are surging.
They dominated the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-2, at Staples Center, as five Kings scored goals.
“I want to win more...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:46 PM
In decorating the goaltending mask he would wear after he was traded to the Kings, Ben Scrivens wanted to be creative but represent his new team. He didn't have a catchy nickname to highlight, like Curtis Joseph's "Cujo" or Felix "The Cat" Potvin, and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:12 PM
SAN JOSE — The Pacific Division lead might change hands dozens of times before the season ends, but knowing that the winner of Wednesday's game between the Kings and the San Jose Sharks would take over first place added a dash of tension when the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Little by little, the Kings are starting to adopt some of the speech patterns of a certain Canadian.
Some, but not all of Coach Darryl Sutter's favorite sayings.
"Park it and move on, right? As Darryl says," Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell said...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:25 AM
If you have a particular fondness for those eye-popping bright orange safety vests that construction workers wear, well then, the Anaheim Ducks' jersey for the upcoming Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium might be just for you.
The Kings' jersey for this...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Less than a year ago, Dustin Penner and Slava Voynov were teammates who shared the goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions.
When they faced each other Tuesday at Anaheim, with Penner wearing a Ducks uniform and Voynov in the Kings' colors, Penner...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Ask any former NHL player who's about 45 or older if he ever had a concussion and he's likely to say he got his bell rung once or twice but went back out and played. It was unthinkable not to. Stoicism was — and is — as much a part of the game...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ The San Jose Sharks didn't gain much ground during a 5-0-0 homestand because the Kings and Ducks each earned a loser point in shootouts. "Back in the day, teams...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:10 PM
One goal: A start, a statement or a momentary deviation?
The circumstances behind Dustin Brown’s third-period goal against Anaheim on Tuesday might provide insight. It was Brown’s second goal in 13 games, an important one for the Kings and...