| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:11 PM
"If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst
The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The face of Hollywood's hockey revolution looks like a closed fist.
The most powerful voice of Tinseltown's growing hockey chorus is an undiscernible mumble.
The biggest name on the Southland's coolest sports powerhouse is one that many people...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Paulina Gretzky, daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky and a sometime cover girl, is pregnant, she announced on Instagram.
"@djohnsonpga & i are so excited to finally share with you all our amazing news..we're having a baby!!," she wrote late Tuesday,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Hockey players. Hockey dads. Hockey moms. Hockey people. Hockey guys. Hockey chicks.
Internationally, it's called ice hockey.
Here in North America, it's hockey plain and simple, almost totally ignoring that other sport, field hockey.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Hockey history made a house call in June, in the days after forward Justin Williams and the Kings won the Stanley Cup.
Williams, as the most valuable player of the playoffs, took home the Conn Smythe Trophy.
His name goes on the shiny relic along with...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:50 PM
You suspect the Kings' thank-you notes to the Columbus Blue Jackets might be getting too long and too wordy right now.
June 2012: The deep gratitude for the Jeff Carter trade. April 2014: Appreciation for sending Marian Gaborik out West to the Kings....
| May 15, 2014
| 5:31 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Her laptop glowing in the 3 a.m. darkness of a hotel room Thursday, Danielle Kang flipped through digital images of her late father. Even if she couldn't talk to him anymore, she needed to somehow know he was still close.
| May 22, 2014
| 8:08 PM
There are the little areas of the Kings' dressing room on the road that are almost broken down into fascinating mini-neighborhoods.
Starting goalie Jonathan Quick is at one end, alongside backup Martin Jones. Defenseman Drew Doughty sits close by fellow...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:33 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman knew what was coming Monday as soon as the question began.
A little more than 21 years ago, at a news conference in Anaheim to announce the birth of the Ducks franchise — then called the Mighty Ducks — he got...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:47 PM
SAN JOSE — When there was every reason to give up, the Kings continued to fight.
When they had every excuse to moan about the San Jose Sharks being too fast and too big and too deadly at creating outnumbered rushes — all of which was true in...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:38 PM
As the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, a high-profile position in a passionate hockey market, Mike Richards couldn't go anywhere — to a baseball game, a restaurant, a club — without being recognized.
That changed when he was traded to...