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  • Ron Hextall relishes GM role in Philadelphia, sleepless nights and all

    Ron Hextall relishes GM role in Philadelphia, sleepless nights and all
    There are nights Ron Hextall is so consumed by his job he can't shut off his brain. In seven seasons as the Kings' assistant general manager, Hextall oversaw their exemplary farm system, but General Manager Dean Lombardi made the final decisions in...
  • Gameday: Maple Leafs 3, Blackhawks 2

    Gameday: Maple Leafs 3, Blackhawks 2
    Summary Peter Holland scored the winner early in the third period to lift the Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre. Nazem Kadri and James van Riemsdyk also had goals for the Leafs. Brent Seabrook had...
  • What would it take for the Kings to become a dynasty?

    What would it take for the Kings to become a dynasty?
    Two days after the Kings had won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons — probably before some players had gotten any sleep — General Manager Dean Lombardi was back at work, focusing on his next project. A student of sports...
  • Marian Gaborik and Kings are a solid fit for each other

    Marian Gaborik and Kings are a solid fit for each other
    Fretting and pacing are two of Dean Lombardi's default mechanisms. That, and sprinkling references to Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson or the Pittsburgh Steelers during a routine conversation. On this particular day, the Kings general manager sat in his...
  • Veteran winger Marian Gaborik again paying off for Kings

    Veteran winger Marian Gaborik again paying off for Kings
    It's the trade that keeps on giving. Marian Gaborik was a deadline-day acquisition by the Kings in March, a last-minute attempt to reboot an offense that had scored more goals than all of three teams at the time. What he's done in the Stanley Cup...
  • Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo has suspension reduced

    Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo has suspension reduced
    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...
  • Marian Gaborik is fitting in well with Kings

    Marian Gaborik is fitting in well with Kings
    From the day the wing Marian Gaborik joined the Kings in a pre-deadline trade with Columbus and was placed alongside center Anze Kopitar, the two European-born forwards seemed to have an instant and productive chemistry. Yet, even as they piled up...
  • Marian Gaborik finds comfort zone, re-signs with Kings for seven years

    Marian Gaborik finds comfort zone, re-signs with Kings for seven years
    The NHL playoffs were a win-win for Marian Gaborik. He helped spark the Kings to the Stanley Cup with a league-best 14 playoff goals and also established his value as he headed toward free agency. Exactly what he would have been worth on the open market...
  • Kings' season was one with many twists, turns

    Kings' season was one with many twists, turns
    On one level, the Kings' playoff run mirrored their performance in the regular season, filled with hot runs and times where they were stone cold. There was a period in November when they played without their starting goaltender and seemingly couldn't...
  • Ryan Suter would love an Olympic moment like his father experienced

    As a child, Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter didn't hear many stories about his father, Bob, winning a gold medal as a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. "Every teacher that I had, they were telling me all about it and wanted me to bring...
  • Kings peel away at their to-do list while keeping core intact

    Kings peel away at their to-do list while keeping core intact
    Remember those wobbly, unfocused off-seasons the Kings once stumbled through? Indeed, they have become a thing of the past. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi and his staff have been as efficient off the ice as the team has been proficient on it....