| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent.
His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses.
So much for conventional wisdom.
The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Boston's Jarome Iginla had a big day Saturday. The classy veteran reached the 30-goal level for the 12th time in his career and tied Guy Lafleur for 24th on...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:29 PM
No matter if it’s the Kings or San Jose Sharks awaiting in the second round of the NHL Western Conference playoffs, the top-seeded Ducks have reasons to feel confident in the match-up.
The Kings, trying to pull off a near-miraculous rally from...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
DALLAS — Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said Saturday he wasn’t surprised that the Washington Capitals — his previous employer — declined to renew the contract of general manager George McPhee and dismissed coach Adam Oates after the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Los Angeles Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is on the verge of winning the Jennings Trophy, which goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:30 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence and allegedly possessing cocaine after a traffic stop, police said.
An officer saw Malone's SUV strike a curb after making a...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The Ducks' goalie who will start the second-round playoff series at Honda Center this week is known by Bruce Boudreau, but the coach is declining to reveal his identity.
Jonas Hiller was the primary regular-season starter for the Western Conference's...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Every so often, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter will veer off message and drop a bit of significant injury information.
Sunday was not that day.
After all, it is the playoffs and the Kings took the opening game against the Ducks in the second round on...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Stephane Robidas, the veteran defenseman the Ducks acquired from the Dallas Stars on March
4, said he'll make his debut with the team Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.
Robidas, 37, has been sidelined since Nov. 29, when he broke his right...