| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:51 AM
With star goaltender Corey Crawford out Tuesday and Antti Raanta ready to make his 2014 debut with the Chicago, the Blackhawks recalled goaltender Scott Darling from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Crawford is day-to-day with an...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:46 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. For 65 minutes the Panthers much-improved defense, particularly backup goalie Al Montoya, held Capitals stars Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom off the scoresheet.
But in the end the stars shined, each scoring shootout goals to...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Chris Pronger being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers while he works for the NHL's department of player safety could happen only in a league that seems to make up its rules as it goes.
This looks, smells, and quacks like a conflict of interest, even...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The new lighting scheme at Staples Center, which focuses the arena’s newly installed LED lights on the ice surface and leaves the stands darkened, has drawn some criticism from the Kings.
To be clear: At no point did they say, suggest or hint that...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Robyn Regehr was glad to serve as an unofficial cheerleader after he injured his knee during the opener of the Kings' second-round playoff series against the Ducks last spring and couldn't crack the lineup once he healed.
"It was difficult at times, but...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The stall nearest the door in the Blackhawks' dressing room at their practice facility belonged to Nick Leddy the last couple of years.
On Sunday, Leddy's nameplate had been replaced by rookie Trevor van Riemsdyk's as the team moved on without a key...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 46-28-8 (100 points), 3rd.
Coach Darryl Sutter wants more from the kids, and wingers Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson look ready to deliver. Sutter also will have a full season of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:56 AM
The Blackhawks agreed to terms with forward Daniel Carcillo on a one-year contract Saturday.
The 2013 Stanley Cup champion had four goals and 10 assists with a plus-11 rating in 51 regular-season games with the Hawks from 2011-13. He added one assist in...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Future headline: This is 30.
It's almost hard to conceive that Dustin Brown, the baby-faced longtime captain of the Kings, will be having a milestone birthday in November.
The father of four youngsters, owner of two Stanley Cup rings and two-time U.S....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:29 PM
John Stevens, promoted to the position of associate head coach by the Kings over the summer, said he initially didn’t like the concept of playing split-squad games in training camp.
But as the man in charge of the squad that will face a Coyotes...