Los Angeles Kings

Kings Flying?!

The LA Kings had the chance to continue their spoiler ways as the Colorado Avalanche came into town on Monday night for a 7:30 pm start. The clue that the Kings are being taken seriously: Pavel Francouz was in ...

Outpouring of Scoring

Rookie mistakes are part of having a young squad. That was a bit of a theme Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Wild visited Staples Center for a game against the Kings. First-period examples included Blake L...

Up and Over

The Kings have lots to play for, if spoiling other teams’ chances counts. This started a few nights ago as they began a team-high (tie) nine straight home games that stretch through March 20. With 58 points com...

Not the 1990s

Continuing to play “who’s here and who’s gone” with the Kings, let’s take a  moment to  mourn the departure of Alec Martinez.  Why? Fans loved him, if not quite as much as they adore Kopitar, Doughty, Brown,...

In with the New

Out with the old, in with the (kinda) new. That’s the phrase that’s guiding the LA Kings as this, their most disastrous season in decades, slowly sinks into the sea. They’re currently 21-34-5, and who’s gone? ...

Recounting the 2012 Final

A tale you may have forgotten from the prior decade: That time the L.A. Kings and New Jersey Devils found themselves in the Stanley Cup Final. It was the 2011-12 season. Steven Stamkos scored a league-leadin...

Kings Empty Again

We’ve covered this before: there’s not a lot of reason to concern oneself with the LA Kings this season. Like all clubs, and especially those that have had success in the salary cap era, they have been forced t...

Bruins Struggles Continue Versus Kings

Boston, MA – The Los Angeles Kings and Boston Bruins each entered Tuesday night's game riding off of a win. The Kings came into TD Garden having won three of their last four, while Boston ended a four-game skid...

They Battled It Out

Kings-Ducks might not now be what it once was. The Freeway Faceoff hype has worn off. Neither team is making a dent in the league this year. So the crowd on Thursday night (the Ducks almost never play at home o...

Possible Preview

The Rangers came to Los Angeles, drawing out fans from New York for a Tuesday evening contest at Staples Center. Take the game as the Kings played it as a bit of a preview of their Thursday contest against the ...