| May 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
SAN JOSE — If any doubts remained that the Kings' playoff journey this spring will be tougher than last year's relatively smooth path to the Stanley Cup, those doubts were shredded Tuesday in the jaws of a bunch of fast-moving, hungry Sharks....
| May 22, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Anze Kopitar suspected something might be up. In two games at San Jose the Kings had scored two goals and lost twice to the Sharks, dropping into a 2-2 tie in the teams' Western Conference semifinal playoff series. The Kings perfected the art of playing...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Thursday’s game-day skate at Staples Center was mandatory for the Kings, who are hoping to retain home-ice advantage and take the lead in their Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the San Jose Sharks. The series is even at 2-2...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:25 PM
Sometime after the Kings' season ends — and that might not be for a while — it wouldn't be surprising to hear that center Anze Kopitar had been hampered by an injury from mid-March onward.
A sore shoulder, maybe. An abdominal pull. Or some...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Matt Greene's return has increased the Kings' physicality and lifted their collective mood, and there's no saying which is more vital to a team that has clawed its way into position to clinch its second straight tense, punishing playoff series on Sunday....
| May 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With the Kings headed to San Jose for Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday, there has been lots of talk about the Sharks being nearly unbeatable at home this season.
Asked about the challenge of playing at HP Pavilion, also known as the...
| May 26, 2013
| 1:10 PM
SAN JOSE -- Kings center Jarret Stoll, who sustained a concussion on a hit from San Jose Sharks winger Raffi Torres in Game 1 of the teams’ Western Conference semifinal playoff series, said Sunday he feels good and will continue to be active as long...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:25 PM
SAN JOSE -- You’ve got to admire a hockey player who has no illusions about his abilities and has a sense of humor about what he does.
Sharks winger Adam Burish, better known as an agitator and penalty killer than a scorer, scored points for being...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:20 PM
The 18,000-plus fans who crammed into Staples Center didn't want to leave, lingering to digest what they had seen and savor an improbable moment. Who could blame them for trying to prolong a moment so stunning that it was at least the equal of the many...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Wow. That's pretty much all you can say after the Kings' amazing comeback Thursday night to defeat the San Jose Sharks and win Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series.
The Kings were trailing, 3-2, late in the third period when...
| May 18, 2013
| 10:44 PM
SAN JOSE — Jonathan Quick waved his stick and yelled at both referees as he left the ice after the Kings' 2-1 overtime loss to the Sharks on Saturday night, irate over the third-period penalty calls that put the Kings at a two-man disadvantage and...