| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:15 PM
The Stanley Cup stayed shiny and dry Wednesday. No champagne spilled from its bowl and no loving hands lifted it skyward to kiss it and live out a childhood dream.
The Kings had hoped to take the Cup home with them from Madison Square Garden as the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:12 PM
The Kings had a long flight home from New York, where a line of slush on Madison Square Garden's notoriously bad ice became a wall between them and two goals that might have sent them back Wednesday with the Stanley Cup as a special passenger.
| 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...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
NEW YORK — He barreled in on a 3-on-1 break. The puck stood on its edge and Rick Nash shanked a wrist shot wide of the Pittsburgh net. Ugly.
On a power play that has been 36 shades of destitute, Nash turned the puck over in the neutral zone....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:11 PM
NEW YORK — They weren't going to win Game 7 without a goal from Rick Nash. They weren't going to win without a goal from Martin St. Louis. They weren't going to win if they didn't finally, finally, finally score a power-play goal.
Well, it didn't...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The Kings, Wild and New York Rangers needed a Game 7 to win their respective first-round series, and Minnesota had to go to overtime.
Will the drama continue in the conference semifinals?
(Round 1: defeated Dallas, 4-2)...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
One season under the NHL’s realigned conference setup probably was enough for Eastern teams to veto future additions from the West.
The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who moved from the West to the East before this season, won...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:03 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team Canada's journey to its second straight Olympic hockey title began six months ago not with intense strategizing, but with a game of ball hockey.
Seeking a way to get players to bond when insurance costs prevented them from...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:25 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The disappointment Anze Kopitar felt was immediate and deep after Slovenia’s 5-0 loss to Sweden Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, the end of the road for a gutsy team that won the admiration of...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne continued to rack up honors after he and his Finnish teammates won bronze medals at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament.
Selanne, who scored two goals Saturday to lead Finland past the U.S., 5-0, in the semifinals and...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Teemu Selanne’s dream of winning an Olympic gold medal will not come true.
The Ducks’ right wing, a six-time Olympian at 43 and the oldest player ever to score a goal in the men’s Olympic hockey tournament, lost his...