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Willie Mitchell

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  • 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

    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...
  • Kings' Willie Mitchell begins search for a new team

    Kings' Willie Mitchell begins search for a new team
    It's not you, it's me. That is the NHL version — free-agency style — of a disappointing breakup. Hockey's free agency starts Tuesday and among those on the market will be Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who won the Stanley Cup twice in Los...
  • Kings win second title with 3-2 win over Rangers

    Kings win second title with 3-2 win over Rangers
    The Los Angeles Kings completed a remarkable and improbable run to their second Stanley Cup championship in three years by defeating the New York Rangers with a 3-2, double-overtime victory on Friday night at Staples Center. Kings defenseman Alec...
  • Paul Stastny, Thomas Vanek find new homes via NHL free agency

    So what does half a billion dollars buy these days? For starters, the answer might cover the first day of NHL free agency. It was an unprecedented rush of frenzied spending, soaring past $500 million and 70-plus signings before dinner time Tuesday...
  • Kings knock the wind out of Blackhawks

    Kings knock the wind out of Blackhawks
    Any player who tells you home-ice advantage makes no difference is probably lying. No doubt the Blackhawks were thrilled Sunday's Game 7 of the Western Conference finals was in Chicago and not in the Kings' home arena. "[Game 5 on Wednesday] was...
  • 10 things about Hawks' trip to nowhere

    10 things about Hawks' trip to nowhere
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was the Blackhawks’ choke in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals that ended their Stanley Cup defense: 1. The Hawks need a second-line center. Here we go again. If it takes trading, say, Brent...
  • Kings throw defense at defending champions

    Kings throw defense at defending champions
    Willie Mitchell couldn't go on the road to be around his friends and hockey-playing colleagues. Nor could he feel comfortable going out to dinner when a playoff game was going on against St. Louis, San Jose or Chicago. The prototypical stay-at-home...
  • Third period proves to be the difference for Blackhawks in Game 5

    Third period proves to be the difference for Blackhawks in Game 5
    No way the Chicago Blackhawks wanted to end the season like this, humbled at home and dethroned by the would-be Kings in front of friends and relatives. Not here. Not now. So when the Blackhawks came out Wednesday night for the third period of Game...
  • Kings vs. Blackhawks: No gloom about playing hockey in June

    Kings vs. Blackhawks: No gloom about playing hockey in June
    Greetings from Chicago, where the Kings will face the Blackhawks tonight in their third Game 7 of this playoff run. The Kings won the first two Games 7s on the road, contributing to the 5-1 record road teams have compiled in those games this spring....
  • Kings beat Rangers, 3-2, in overtime in Game 1 on Justin Williams' goal

    Kings beat Rangers, 3-2, in overtime in Game 1 on Justin Williams' goal
    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...