| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Stanley Cup spent its first two days with its newest owners in a familiar part of Southern California — the South Bay.
Every Kings player lives in Manhattan Beach or Hermosa Beach except one (Willie Mitchell, Venice), making it a natural...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A day after their parade to celebrate this season’s Stanley Cup championship, the Kings will have to turn the page — and quickly.
Already in effect, the buyout period for contracts is open until June 30.
Compliance buyouts offer a rare...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:27 PM
They came to raise a glass to a Cup, again, to toast a game played on ice in a city where it no longer rains, much less snows.
They lined the metal barricades 20 deep, shoulder to shoulder in black jerseys. They were tatted homies, mustachioed hipsters,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Will the wit, wisdom and considerable penalty-killing skills of defenseman Willie Mitchell be on display for the Kings next season?
The 37-year-old has won the Stanley Cup twice with the Kings in the last three seasons. In fact, Mitchell hasn't lost a...
| Jun 18, 2014
L.A. Kings parade: A caption for a photo that accompanied an article in the June 17 Section A about the parade marking the Kings' victory in the Stanley Cup finals described the celebrators in the photo as three fans in Kings garb. In fact, they were...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
As it turned out, there was a center named Richards bought out in the NHL on Friday — only it was Brad Richards of the New York Rangers.
Not Mike Richards of the Kings.
The Kings decided against buying out the contract of Richards, according...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:51 PM
Is there no end to the Kings' resilience, no situation too dire for them to wiggle out of, even if they skate off with the hair at the ends of their lengthy playoff beards singed from the flames they just escaped?
Heavy-legged Wednesday in the first...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Kyle Clifford spent part of Tuesday calming fears that a practice shot he fired hadn't rendered Kings goalie Jonathan Quick useless for the Stanley Cup Final.
A night later, the Kings' forward eased the home crowd's concerns that Game 1 was slipping...
| Jun 5, 2014
Will the nickname — Mr. Game 7 — find its way into deep storage for the summer months and get packed away, perhaps to be unveiled in future postseasons?
Kings right wing Justin Williams summoned his late-series magic and brought it out...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Both the Kings and the New York Rangers appear poised to change their mix on defense for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, to be played Saturday at Staples Center.
The Kings won the opener, 3-2, on Wednesday on Justin Williams’ goal four minutes...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:46 PM
The Kings' playoff run two years ago was so neat and tidy and efficient. They won the first three games in all four rounds, used the same six defensemen in every game, and needed only 20 contests to win the Stanley Cup.
Their current run has been far...