| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:51 PM
The Kings' worst droughts came to an end Thursday on a night they also pulled out of a stunning free-fall against the Phoenix Coyotes.
Centers Anze Kopitar and Mike Richards scored their first goals of the season and Matt Frattin scored for the first...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Kings center Jarret Stoll skated hard for about an hour at practice Saturday morning, trying to rush back from an upper-body injury that has sidelined him a week. But given the way his replacements played in his absence Saturday night, Stoll might...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:09 PM
They are hockey's equivalent of a quick cleaning, a sure-fire way to spiff up the place before getting to the serious stuff later.
Yes, things often look a lot better after a game against the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
The Kings have been...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:10 AM
How do you fall from third to 11th overall in the league in penalty killing in one day?
Quite simple, actually. The Kings gave up three power-play goals to the Calgary Flames in Monday’s 3-2 loss. They lost for just the second time in the last...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Suddenly, the smooth-running, efficient penalty-killing machine known as the Kings started sputtering and eventually broke down at Staples Center.
It was supposed to be the Flames that were beset by woeful penalty killing. But the teams traded places as...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Thirteen games went by in relatively uneventful fashion and the Kings managed to stay fairly free of injury, a refreshing trend from past seasons.
Games 14 and 15 were their undoing.
In consecutive games, they lost two of their top four centers...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Their penalty-killing woes didn’t just start Saturday night. It had been building for the Kings as they have given up at least one power-play goal in each of the last six games.
Perhaps Kings Coach Darryl Sutter had seen enough after Saturday&...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:43 PM
One player exited and two forwards joined the Kings on a busy Saturday morning.
The Kings lost defenseman Keaton Ellerby on waivers as the injury-riddled Winnipeg Jets claimed the former first-round draft pick. Shortly thereafter, left wing Tyler...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The Kings have been through this well-worn script before, dealing with the loss of a front-line player.
Then again, hasn’t almost every other team in the NHL?
This time, they will have to adapt without the services of forward Jeff Carter, who is...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:18 PM
His arms thrust high … and just like that, the weight seemed to lift off the shoulders of a jubilant Anze Kopitar after his second goal of the season.
Nothing quite like an overtime goal against the league's best team to do the trick. The Kings...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
They've played 12 games, and the Kings' season doesn't even hit the one-month mark until Sunday.
One early theme has emerged: A five-minute overtime, followed by a shootout, if necessary. Of the Kings' eight victories, one came in overtime and four more...