| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:09 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The problem in placing 43-year-old Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne alongside 18-year-old Aleksander Barkov and 21-year-old Mikael Granlund on Team Finland's top line isn't that Selanne won't be able to keep up with the two youngsters....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ Jaromir Jagr on Saturday became the seventh NHL player to score 700 goals. The New Jersey Devils' enduring right wing joins Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown looked ready after a full practice Wednesday and a serious "bag skate" for about 50 minutes Tuesday. On top of that, he sounded poised to rejoin the lineup after a two-game absence because of a lower-body injury.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Let's pause for a moment of appreciation for Rogie Vachon and Toe Blake.
And Marian Gaborik.
First, the present-day man of the moment: Gaborik. The recently acquired Gaborik set up the first goal and later scored the decisive goal in a three-round...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:25 PM
One of the supposed byproducts of the Kings acquiring Marian Gaborik was the notion that forwards Jeff Carter and Mike Richards could resume their partnership, helping shake Richards out of a prolonged slump.
It hasn't quite happened.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:59 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — First place in the Pacific Division became the Ducks' again Saturday night, when they returned to the brand of play that put them there in the first place.
"It's a goal" to win the division, said center Saku Koivu, one of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:31 PM
A victory by the Kings over the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night at Staples Center — whether in regulation, overtime or shootout — will ensure the Kings of the third seed in the Pacific division and their fifth consecutive playoff...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:26 AM
SAN JOSE — Coming attractions?
The Kings and the Sharks again staged an entertaining, hard-hitting hockey game — perhaps a sneak peek of a potential playoff series between these intense California rivals — which San Jose won, 2-1....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:44 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The combination of an exhausting trip, a dubious call and the pressure of a road deficit left the Kings yearning to get home and have a chance to right their ways.
The overhaul will date to Tuesday night, when the Phoenix Coyotes...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Out of stupidity comes victories.
I think Nietzsche said that. Or maybe it was Toe Blake.
Whichever, the Blackhawks benefited from their stupidity to the point that they just pulled even in their playoff series against the Blues.
The Hawks were...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:03 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Darryl Sutter said Tuesday the wear and tear of his Kings’ Grammys trip that began Jan. 16 has been “brutal.”
“No rest, no practice, no energy,” the Kings coach said before his team plays the host Phoenix...