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Willie Mitchell

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  • A miserable playoff start, memorable Stanley Cup finish for Kings

    A miserable playoff start, memorable Stanley Cup finish for Kings
    After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
  • Kings are a quality team that is built to last

    Kings are a quality team that is built to last
    The blades of their skates cut deep and wide now, far beyond the chilly ice and raucous fans at Staples Center, far past even the highest of hopes for a black-shirted hockey team in a bright and sunny land. When Alec Martinez slapped a shot past the New...
  • Stanley Cup spends a couple of days in a familiar area -- the South Bay

    Stanley Cup spends a couple of days in a familiar area -- the South Bay
    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...
  • After second title, Dean Lombardi set to work on Kings' roster again

    After second title, Dean Lombardi set to work on Kings' roster again
    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...
  • Kings hold another Stanley Cup parade through L.A.

    Kings hold another Stanley Cup parade through L.A.
    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,...
  • Willie Mitchell still wants to play, but future with Kings is unknown

    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...
  • For the record

    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...
  • Kings keep the trust, don't buy out Mike Richards' contract

    Kings keep the trust, don't buy out Mike Richards' contract
    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...
  • Kings have the will, find a way to beat Rangers in Game 1

    Kings have the will, find a way to beat Rangers in Game 1
    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...
  • Kyle Clifford plays a new role for Kings in opener — goal scorer

    Kyle Clifford plays a new role for Kings in opener — goal scorer
    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...
  • 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...