| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A few days ago, Major League Baseball approved the expanded use of video replays next season. On Saturday, the limits of the NHL's current video replay rules became apparent — and painfully so for the Kings.
NHL rules don't allow for video...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau played his outdoor hockey under the lights, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter under the stars.
Growing up in Finland, Ducks center Saku Koivu played not on Golden Pond, but on frozen swamps. Kings center Mike Richards spent almost...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
It might seem logical to give Ducks' goalie Jonas Hiller a breather Friday night against the last-place Edmonton Oilers.
But why quit when you’re ahead?
Hiller, riding a team-record nine-game winning streak that makes him one of the NHL’...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:12 AM
The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since.
“It says volumes about getting...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Maybe the Boston Bruins thought they had Jonas Hiller out of position and vulnerable Tuesday night.
Actually, he had them right where he wanted them.
Hiller, en route to his 12th consecutive win in the Ducks' 5-2 victory over the Atlantic Division-...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NASHVILLE — Reward for a statement win over another first-place team?
Hop on a plane for a four-hour flight to Music City, de-board and report to the ice.
That was Wednesday for the Ducks, and for good reason.
"The first four trips we made...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was a nice family scene shortly before the start of the Kings-Bruins game.
The Kings were honoring Coach Darryl Sutter for having coached his 1,000th regular-season game.
That, in fact, happened on Saturday night but the Kings had a ceremony on...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller is too sick to start Wednesday night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, putting his 14-game winning streak on hold before his team ventures to tough road games at Chicago and St. Louis.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
CHICAGO -- Defenseman Willie Mitchell won’t play for the Kings on Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks.
Coach Darryl Sutter said Mitchell is sick and stayed at the team’s hotel here instead of coming to the rink for...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:45 PM
CHICAGO — While it’s inevitable that all good things must come to an end, the Kings’ long-sustained excellence ended with a thud Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks.
Chicago showed why it’s the NHL’...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief...