| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Many of the major off-season moves made by Western Conference teams were motivated by one factor — to match up better against the Stanley Cup champions and beat the big, deep Kings at their own game.
With that in mind, a number of quality...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:44 AM
It’s a breezy, cloudy 60-ish degree day in downtown Buffalo, where construction around the First Niagara Center is going full bore as Sabres owner Terry Pegula is building HarborCenter, which will include two full NHL-size rinks, a 205-room...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Mark Alt can't wait.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms 22-year-old defenseman — one day shy of his 23rd birthday — and his teammates are excited to get the AHL home season started 7:05 tonight when they host the Adirondack Phantoms at the brand new...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The Anaheim Ducks acquired center Ryan Kesler in a trade from the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.
In exchange for Kesler, the Ducks sent the Canucks forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the No. 24 pick in the 2014 draft, which begins with the first...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Ryan Kesler started Thursday saying his preseason debut as a Duck was mostly about chiseling off the rust, getting his legs under him.
Anaheim's most significant off-season acquisition couldn't refuse returning to old habits, however, taking a behind-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:57 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Blackhawks moved up in the NHL draft and got the man they wanted when they selected center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th overall pick Friday night at Wells Fargo Center.
After acquiring picks No. 20 and 179 from the Sharks for...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The fork in the road where the Kings turned it all around before they went on to win the Stanley Cup in 2012 was so much easier to identify and isolate.
They parted ways with Coach Terry Murray, strapped in and hopped aboard the Darryl Sutter Express in...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in 2013-14, leading all...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter, always capable of editing his opinions to the bare minimum, was asked about his team’s next opponent, the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final beginning Wednesday night at 5 p.m. at Staples Center.