| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 54-19-9 (117 points), 1st.
Salary-cap problems forced the Bruins to let right wing Jarome Iginla (30 goals) and rugged Shawn Thornton leave as free agents. They're counting on...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Scoring champion and MVP Sidney Crosby and goal-scoring champ Alexander Ovechkin have more in common than shiny trophies. Both Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals have a new coach and general manager.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His hands gripped the hockey stick a little tighter as he glided into the faceoff circle.
Jarret Stoll spread his skates wide, crouching low to the ice, positioning himself nose-to-nose with his opponent.
It was early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:15 PM
This one evoked shades of his blunder in St. Louis last season and an earlier miscue against the Phoenix Coyotes.
But Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's epic gaffe and own-goal against the visiting New York Rangers in the home opener at Staples Center was...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:21 PM
NHL executives did not suspend or otherwise punish Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his length-of-the-rink dash Friday and instigation of a fight with unwilling Washington goaltender Braden Holtby, deciding that the league’s rule book...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:32 PM
It took the Kings 45 years to win their first Stanley Cup.
Then how come it felt like 45 years to win No. 2?
Maybe this was simply cosmic and blood pressure-soaring payback for their Cup run of 2012 being far too smooth and so relatively unruffled....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:56 PM
The NHL reduced its suspension of New York Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo from 10 games to six for Carcillo's actions toward an on-ice official May 23. Carcillo has sat out three playoff games and will be eligible to return in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:28 PM
So much has changed around Jonathan Quick this postseason.
But with Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the New York Rangers set for Wednesday at Staples Center, his approach remains the same.
As the defense-minded Kings have been confronted in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Williams' flair for the dramatic allowed the Los Angeles Kings to prevail in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Williams scored 4:36 into overtime, lifting the Kings to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers before a sellout crowd of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:52 PM
The Kings and New York Rangers met two times during the regular season, each winning games on the road:
RANGERS 3, KINGS 1
Oct. 7, 2013 at Staples Center
New York's Brad Richards scored twice and Ryan McDonagh got a fluke 180-foot short-handed goal....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Teams that won the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final have gone on to win the series 25 of 26 times. Will the Kings make it 26 for 27 Friday night at Staples Center against the New York Rangers?
A sixth game, if necessary, would be played on...