| May 17, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Anze Kopitar was asked about revenge.
This was not about that, not about getting even. Instead, the Kings center said this had to do with seizing the moment, about capitalizing on an opportunity.
The Kings reached the Western Conference finals for the...
| May 18, 2014
In the Chicago Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can.
| May 18, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Upon further review, the clearest statement Sunday at the United Center came from the Chicago Blackhawks in a 3-1 victory over the Kings that left no ambiguity they are as strong mentally as physically.
Overcoming a bad official's call of a negated goal...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:09 PM
When did the NHL sell the rights to playoff games to C-SPAN?
Goodness, what a horrible-looking thing Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Wild series was Tuezzzzzzzday night. It was boring, and the Wild meant for it to be that way. It was their only chance.
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:39 PM
That first step was a doozy, but the Blackhawks didn't stumble and are on course in their defense of their Stanley Cup championship.
The Hawks are headed to the second round of the playoffs following a 5-1 throttling of the Blues in Game 6 on Sunday...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:58 PM
It was all going so well until the brother-in-law got involved.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was picking up right where he left off the other day, looking sharp, poised and on his game, even if all of his teammates weren't quite along for the ride Monday...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Desperate Hockey Teams, Part II.
The other entry in the three-way battle between Minnesota, Phoenix and Dallas for two wild-card playoff spots in the Western Conference, the Coyotes, visits the Kings on Wednesday night.
It's no coincidence that...
| 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...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Tracing the puck's movement with his eyes, Maxime Clermont prepares to throw himself in front of the piece of hard rubber.
"If you're a goalie and you're scared, you're in the wrong position," the Orlando Solar Bears goaltender said. "A lot of the time,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before beating the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-3, on Monday night to clinch their first-round playoff series in six games.
The Blue Jackets, closer to making...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and the Rangers advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Flyers.
The Rangers shook off a 5-2 thrashing in Philadelphia on Tuesday and knocked out the Flyers about...