| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Both the penalty shot and the ensuing clean look that Anze Kopitar had ended badly in the Stadium Series, as has much in the Los Angeles Kings’ five-game losing streak that trails them to Monday’s game in San Jose.
“When you have...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:07 PM
SAN JOSE — From a game-opening backhand he gloved while sprawling to the game-ending threat he denied with his left leg pad, goalie Jonathan Quick gave the Kings the best response possible to their recent slump.
A shutout. In San Jose.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau tried to soften the sting of his team's swoon toward the Olympic break Wednesday night after a fourth loss in five home games.
"There's a lot of teams that would like to be in our position now," Boudreau said. "We're going...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
DUSTIN BROWN, USA
Why picked: Captain of 2012 Stanley Cup champions, leader who will be team's alternate captain.
Olympic experience: Alternate captain on the U.S. silver-medal team in 2010, point-less in six games. Has played in four World...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:51 PM
At least Sidney Crosby didn't have to field questions Wednesday about never having scored against the Kings.
He did just that on March 20, 2009, against goalie Jonathan Quick at Pittsburgh.
The "new" story angles about the Pittsburgh Penguins star and...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is a big fan of the new rule that extended the NHL holiday break a day past Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and not only because it gave him more time to spend with his family.
"There's three days off that you can stay No. 1,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
CHICAGO -- Defenseman Drew Doughty was pondering why the Kings have had so much trouble against the Blackhawks in Chicago.
Then again, who hasn't? The Kings are hardly alone as plenty of teams have struggled at the United Center.
"In the past, our...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:51 PM
If you can't win, you better learn, and the lessons that emerged from the Ducks' loss in San Jose on Sunday are expected to be put into effect in the New Year's Eve rematch at Honda Center.
For one, playing physically is more effective than relying on...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:53 PM
CHICAGO — All good things must come to an end, but the Kings' six-game winning streak didn't end well.
Their 3-1 loss to the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center was sealed early, somewhere between the time a fired-up...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:24 PM
OTTAWA -- The Kings weren't concerned with tallying the numbers of the streaks they extended Saturday, even though some of those numbers are staggering.
What mattered to them after their 5-2 victory over the Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre was...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Teemu Selanne and Dustin Penner confronted desperate situations Sunday night, and the Ducks' forwards each responded with productive poise, not panic.
After Selanne snapped his personal 19-game goal-less drought with a second-period goal, Penner...