| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Crowds of fans are expected to line a one-mile stretch of Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles on Monday for the parade celebrating the Kings' Stanley Cup victory.
It's the second victory lap for the Kings in three seasons after their 3-2 double-...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Beyond the overall team chemistry that paced the Kings to the Stanley Cup title, there were complementary divisions of offensive lines and defense pairs that Coach Darryl Sutter established to create a Cup winner. Here is a line-by-line and pair-by-pair...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Corey Crawford is getting hosed.
It might not bother him, but it bugs me. Crawford is proving he’s an elite goalie, and people need to wake up, especially national people.
The Blackhawks just reached the Western Conference finals because of a...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:10 PM
A look at how the two teams in the Eastern Conference final matchup.
Def. Tampa Bay, 4-0; Def. Boston, 4-3.
Def. Philadelphia, 4-3; Def. Pittsburgh, 4-3
Playoff power play: Canadiens 26.3% (fourth); Rangers 10.9% (13th)....
| May 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
May the best Marian prevail …
The Blackhawks have veteran winger Marian Hossa of Slovakia, and the Kings counter with veteran winger Marian Gaborik of Slovakia.
Gaborik, 32, has 347 career NHL goals; Hossa, three years older, has 464.
| May 19, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and Martin St. Louis scored in the second period and the New York Rangers earned a 3-1 victory over the Carey Price-less Montreal Canadiens on Monday.
The Rangers lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final 2-0 heading...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Quietly—and to the surprise of some—Corey Crawford is becoming one of the NHL's best goaltenders.
"As a team we want to keep raising our level of play as the stage gets bigger and bigger, but I think if there's anyone that's doing that, it's...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi joined repeat nominees Bob Murray of the Ducks and Montreal’s Marc Bergevin as finalists for the NHL General Manager of the Year award, the league announced Friday.
Voting was conducted among all GMs and a panel...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK —You get the feeling that if they all had broken jaws like Derek Stepan, they'd still be yapping. They'd still find a way to curse each other out and keep skating.
Drama in the NHL playoffs arrives in many ways and in various languages....
| May 28, 2014
| 6:36 AM
I know we all dreaded yesterday's return to the work routine, but I think the first day after a long weekend is survived on pure adrenaline. Today is the day when you need help to survive. So as you sit at your desk on your fourth cup of coffee today,...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:28 PM
The NHL has announced that the Stanley Cup Finals will begin Wednesday. The Kings currently lead the best-of-seven Western Conference final series, 3-1, and play Game 5 on Wednesday night in Chicago.
If Chicago wins to extend the series, Game 6 will...