| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Third period (Blackhawks 3, Kings 2)
Empty net again.
Kings left wing Dustin Penner backhands a pass to forward Jeff Carter, but there's no shot.
Chicago celebrates at net with goaltender Corey Crawford as time runs out.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Please tell us you weren't in line to see a midnight showing of "The Internship" on Thursday night instead of watching hockey. Even if the movie (zero stars, according to RedEye's Matt Pais) does feature Blackhawks superfan Vince Vaughn.
After all, Game...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Did you catch Tom Thibodeau over the weekend? Our Bulls Guy K.C. Johnson quoted the coach as saying that Derrick Rose is “anxious to get started.’’
Just in time for summer league, or something like that.
Marian Hossa, meanwhile, won&...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Dustin Brown doesn’t recall much about the only nine-game winning streak in the Kings’ history, a run that began on Jan. 21, 2010, and extended through Feb. 6 of that year.
The Kings can match that club record Thursday night with a victory...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:41 AM
I should be worried about the Blackhawks right now, but sorry, I can’t work up the concern or panic.
They’ve lost three straight thanks to some some inept and inert play. On Sunday night at home, they choked away two points in a loss to a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Patrick Kane had every reason not to play Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
Hours before the start of the Blackhawks’ 5-3 win, Kane learned that his grandfather, Donald Kane, had died.
As difficult as it was for Kane to play, he put on...
| 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’...
| Apr 5, 2011
In two of their last three games the Kings have unwittingly been a footnote to history. In losing last Thursday at Vancouver they allowed the Canucks to clinch the President’s trophy and top overall seeding in the playoffs. On Monday......
| Apr 6, 2011
The fourth time was the charm for the Kings, who clinched a playoff berth Wednesday night with a 3-2 shootout victory over the Phoenix Coyotes at a jubilant Staples Center. The Kings’ clinching had been delayed twice when Dallas won......
| Apr 15, 2011
The Kings called up John Zeiler, not Brayden Schenn, to bolster their strength at center while Jarret Stoll serves his one-game suspension for his hit on San Jose’s Ian White. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi declined comment on the Stoll......
| Apr 19, 2011
When a coach says a player is performing “better,” as Kings Coach Terry Murray has recently described the efforts of left wing Dustin Penner, the natural reaction is, better than what? Or … how could he be worse? The brawny......