| 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 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 18, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Sharks center Logan Couture blasts a shot from about 10 feet past Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick on a power play 1:29 into overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series on Saturday night at HP...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:17 PM
After the smothering defense and one-goal games the Kings battled through during their first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, holding a two-goal lead over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night had to feel as liberating as a skate in the...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Join Times Kings writer Lisa Dillman and hockey Hall of Famer Helene Elliott at 1 p.m. today for a live video chat about the Kings and the Ducks.
Both teams are coming off overtime victories over their opponents in Game 5 of the first-round of the...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Defenseman Robyn Regehr’s face is a road map of the Kings’ playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.
His nose, broken in Game 1 when he was hit in the face twice by David Backes’ skate boot, was again swollen on Friday because he...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Here’s the St. Louis Blues’ view of their first-round playoff matchup against the Kings, courtesy of Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Lous Post-Dispatch. He spoke to players and Coach Ken Hitchcock on Sunday.
The Kings, seeded fifth in the West,...
| May 4, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Based on the defense pairs the Kings deployed in their morning skate Saturday at Staples Center, it appears they will make a change to their lineup for Game 3 of their opening-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.
Alec Martinez, a puck-...
| May 6, 2013
In these tense times, with the Kings having scored one goal in each of their first three playoff games against the St. Louis Blues and needing a win Monday at Staples Center to tie the series, it somehow made perfect sense that defenseman Alec Martinez...