| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:51 PM
As the Ducks prepared for their future on the first day of training camp, Coach Bruce Boudreau had to address the past.
Retired right wing Teemu Selanne torched Boudreau in a 320-page book released in Selanne's native Finland on Thursday, but the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Serious questions in September almost vanished by December around the Kings organization.
The Stanley Cup champion Kings can only hope they pull off that same slick magic trick once again. After all, a year ago they were looking at the twin tasks of...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Teemu Selanne confronted Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau during the team’s playoff series against Dallas last spring to ask why Boudreau “was not appreciative of me one iota” and had humiliated him by making him a healthy scratch for the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Kings' summer was short but sweet, highlighted by celebrations of their second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons and the wonderful tradition of players and staff members enjoying a day with the Cup.
It was grand, but Coach Darryl Sutter is...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:07 PM
He could have pulled out the heavy artillery on this toasty Sunday morning in the parking lot outside of the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.
But Kings GM Dean Lombardi left the age-distribution charts behind, apparently sparing the assembled...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Apparently, Josh Shaw has not learned the lessons of history from Richard Nixon, Pete Rose, Lance Armstrong, Bernie Madoff, and baseball players from the steroid era. Mr. Shaw, a strategy for concealing wrongful conduct by orchestrating a deliberate...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The road to the heart of hockey's greatest team is covered in gravel and clouded in dust.
The road is bumpy, barren, stretching out from a town with no stoplights into a vast and desolate countryside blanketed in an interminable silence interrupted by...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Willie Mitchell couldn't go on the road to be around his friends and hockey-playing colleagues. Nor could he feel comfortable going out to dinner when a playoff game was going on against St. Louis, San Jose or Chicago.
The prototypical stay-at-home...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:48 PM
The continued success of forwards Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson has brought renewed attention to the Kings’ scouting and development process, and deservedly so.
General Manager Dean Lombardi hired more scouts and essentially reorganized the...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Almost eight eye-catching minutes flew by — 7:56, to be precise — without a stoppage in play between the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks in the first overtime period at the United Center.
The edge-of-your-seat, frenzied action surely had to...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Did anyone truly think that the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks would manage to settle the issue in four, five or six games?
Of course not.
And so, one of the more entertaining playoff battles in recent years will continue on for a few more days,...