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  • Kings raise comebacks to an art form, and Game 2 win is a masterpiece

    Kings raise comebacks to an art form, and Game 2 win is a masterpiece
    How do they keep skating? How do we keep breathing? The Kings pulled off another unlikely comeback Saturday night in a spring full of them, fighting back for nearly five full periods of hockey before turning the Staples Center ice into a dancing,...
  • Rangers stay alive with narrow Game 4 win over Kings

    Rangers stay alive with narrow Game 4 win over Kings
    NEW YORK -- Henrik Lundqvist was superb on the ice, but got a little help from the hockey gods as the New York Rangers avoided a four-game sweep in the Stanley Cup finals, knocking off the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 4 on Wednesday. The Rangers...
  • 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....
  • 10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending

    10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win in Los Angeles that created an improbable Game 7 on Sunday: 1. Patrick Kane struggled in last year’s Western Conference finals, and then found himself skating with...
  • The comeback Kings are Stanley Cup champions again

    The comeback Kings are Stanley Cup champions again
    The Kings' Stanley Cup playoff run appeared to be over before it had really begun. Sloppy on defense and helpless against the speed of the San Jose Sharks, the Kings lost the first three games of their opening-round playoff series and were one loss from...
  • 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...
  • 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...