| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Were those tears or drops of sweat rolling down Teemu Selanne's face Sunday as he skated around the Honda Center, absorbing and returning the crowd's love after the final regular-season game of his Hall of Fame career?
If he wept, he wasn't alone....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Maybe it took going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics and getting out of the grinding day-to-day NHL routine to get a slightly different look at the abilities of goalie Jonathan Quick.
After all, Kings captain Dustin Brown has been there through the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Pity the student who followed one of Dave Christian's children during show-and-tell.
The unfortunate boy or girl would show up, excited to present some souvenir or trinket probably collecting dust around the house, then out pops Christian's gold medal....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Call this the month of the one-goal game.
Four of the Kings' last five games have been won by one goal. They beat Washington in a shootout at home last week and swept their three-game trip by one goal each, winning the second one, at Washington, again...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Their hard-earned road mentality survived the flight home intact, making the trip back to Staples Center with the Kings.
That hasn't always been the case this season.
But the Kings chased one goalie (Ondrej Pavelec) and scored once on his...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 4:41 PM
In an agonizing overtime loss to the last-place Edmonton Oilers, Ducks star forward Corey Perry took seven shots, was around the net routinely and couldn't score a goal.
"We've got to put those in … don't look for the easy outs," said Ducks Coach...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Ducks defenseman Mark Fistric said Monday he expects to at least miss this week’s three-game homestand because of continued discomfort from a lower-body nerve injury.
With the Ducks set to play the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night, Fistric left Honda...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Every team wants to believe it has a no-quit attitude, but on a flat Monday, trailing by four goals, getting outshot, 25-6, the Ducks had reason to believe their night was kaput.
“Miracles happen in this league,” said Ducks Coach Bruce...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:28 PM
It took an ear-splitting scolding from Coach Bruce Boudreau, a game-turning hit by team leader Ryan Getzlaf, an amazing save by goalie Frederik Andersen, a power-play conversion, and Corey Perry’s won’t-be-denied rush to the net.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ The Dallas Stars' medical staff acted quickly and decisively in treating forward Rich Peverley after he collapsed on the bench last week because of an...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
To add the scoring threat he felt the Kings urgently needed and stay under the salary-cap limit, General Manager Dean Lombardi had to persuade the Columbus Blue Jackets to retain half of winger Marian Gaborik’s remaining salary this season, give...