The view from San Jose

Mercury News Sharks stung in overtime by Pearson, Kings "The Sharks, who lost to Los Angeles 3-2 on Saturday, now have a two-point lead in the division after the overtime loss, and are six points up on the fourth place Kings. The top six spots in the division are separated by nine points." ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: January 4

The Kings withstood the continuation of one of the more difficult parts of their schedule – a home-and-home addendum to nine consecutive road games – and continued to remain above the cutoff amidst the glut of teams that are separated by very little in the Western Conference. Entering play Wednesday... Read More

January 3 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 64-62-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a road mark of 25-36-12. The Kings, who improved to 2-2-0 in the season series, have points in seven of their last 11 visits to the SAP Center, going 5-4-2. These teams have one game remaining in the se... Read More