| 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 10, 2013
| 10:16 PM
The crowd yelled for Dustin Penner to shoot as the final seconds of the second period ticked off the clock Friday at Staples Center. His teammates yelled for Penner to shoot and the coaches joined the chaotic chorus.
Penner, not known for always...
| May 11, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. The Los Angeles Kings, though, were enough of both Friday night in a series-clinching victory over the St. Louis Blues at Staples Center.
Dustin Penner's long slap shot in the final second of the second...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and 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...
| May 20, 2013
SAN JOSE — When Kings defenseman Drew Doughty had his day with the Stanley Cup last summer, he held a party in his hometown of London, Canada, and encouraged guests to pose for photos with the gleaming trophy. Logan Couture, Doughty's childhood...
| Apr 4, 2013
Like the NHL season, the annual deadline-day trading frenzy was late in starting. But a flurry of deals in the hour before Wednesday's noon Pacific time cutoff changed the complexion of several teams and added depth to others hoping for long playoff runs....