| May 4, 2014
| 4:02 PM
As sports fans, we all want the best venues. As taxpayers, few of us want to foot the bill.
That's why public discussion on where our teams play isn't a luxury. It's a necessity. Unless the sugar daddy of all sugar daddies comes to the rescue, what...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time.
After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
CALGARY, Canada -- Remember the good old days in which the Kings' potential playoff opponent kept changing on a game-by-game basis, keeping fans and players guessing up until the last minute?
Two years ago, the Kings didn’t even have a playoff...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...