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  • Kings are in familiar spot going into Game 6

    Kings are in familiar spot going into Game 6
    The Kings fended off elimination four times in their first-round playoff series against San Jose, sticking together when it would have been easy to fracture, playing an ever-tighter defensive game that complemented Jonathan Quick's confident goaltending...
  • Kings find little humor in losing to Ducks' John Gibson

    Kings find little humor in losing to Ducks' John Gibson
    For anyone who was unclear on the concept of sarcasm, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was there to translate Tuesday. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was asked about Ducks goaltender John Gibson after a 4-3 loss Tuesday and responded in his usual manner, "He'...
  • Dean Lombardi hopes Kings can find their consistency on time

    Dean Lombardi hopes Kings can find their consistency on time
    Only a few players and the assistant coaches were on the ice Tuesday morning as a somber Dean Lombardi watched at rinkside. Most of the Kings had taken part in a meeting and left their chilly El Segundo practice facility for the sizzling temperatures...
  • Kings lose to Blackhawks, 5-4, in double overtime of Game 5

    Kings lose to Blackhawks, 5-4, in double overtime of Game 5
    Michal Handzus scored a little more than two minutes into double overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 win at United Center on Wednesday. The Kings lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2, heading into Game 6 at Staples Center on Friday. After...
  • Kings being pushed to the gritty limits by in Game 7 by Blackhawks

    Kings being pushed to the gritty limits by in Game 7 by Blackhawks
    They've managed to send nearly everyone home the last three postseasons. Vancouver, St. Louis (twice), Phoenix, New Jersey, San Jose (twice) and the Ducks. All dispatched by the Kings in some fashion, sent off to some form of summer recreation. You'll...
  • Kings hope cleaning up mistakes will extend their season

    Kings hope cleaning up mistakes will extend their season
    Facing elimination for the fifth time in the playoffs this spring, the Kings on Wednesday appeared calm after their morning skate at Staples Center in advance of Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal series against the Ducks. They didn’...
  • Kings, Ducks await big moment in Game 7 tonight

    Kings, Ducks await big moment in Game 7 tonight
    Members of the Ducks and the Kings said they were a bit anxious about playing Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night at Honda Center, but they also said they planned to embrace the moment. “I’m excited. It’s...
  • Ducks' Bob Murray is touched by award from fellow general managers

    Ducks' Bob Murray is touched by award from fellow general managers
    Ducks front-office executive Bob Murray, not relishing the spotlight, survived the moment and his speech after being named the NHL’s general manager of the year. Soon after, he received kudos from a crosstown rival and peer, Kings General...
  • NHL's new general managers cause shift in dynamic ahead of draft

    NHL's new general managers cause shift in dynamic ahead of draft
    Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was sitting in his office the other day, flipping through a guide that listed his counterparts in the NHL. It was like looking at a high school yearbook without the cheery messages and autographs, one organized by...
  • NHL sets salary cap at $69 million for 2014-15

    NHL sets salary cap at $69 million for 2014-15
    NHL general managers and salary-cap specialists went scurrying for their calculators Friday, when the league and the NHL Players’ Assn. announced the payroll ranges for the 2014-15 season. The payroll range -- which is agreed upon by the league...
  • Dwight King, three others receive qualifying offers from Kings

    Dwight King, three others receive qualifying offers from Kings
    The Kings tendered qualifying offers to four players, including winger Dwight King, before Monday’s deadline to tender offers to restricted free agents in order to retain negotiating rights to those players. They also tendered qualifying offers to...