| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Panthers backup goalie Al Montoya has been traveling down memory lane this week while visiting the Pepsi Center in Denver on Tuesday and then the newly named Gila River Arena on Friday.
Montoya was with the Coyotes when he made his NHL debut on April 1,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Ah, the memories ...
Remember when it felt like a month for the Kings to score five goals? Back when Jeff Carter was still in Philadelphia and two Canadian kids, Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli, were wading into the Ontario Hockey League pool of...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Compliment of the day — delivered to youngsters Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli — from one of their elders, Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin.
"They're sick," Muzzin said. "Last night was pretty cool."
Muzzin, by the way, is 25, three years...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Chris Pronger being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers while he works for the NHL's department of player safety could happen only in a league that seems to make up its rules as it goes.
This looks, smells, and quacks like a conflict of interest, even...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Some extra insights and observations from Game 3 at Staples Center on Sunday, in which the Kings recorded their first victory of the season. They applied the pressure early, kept it on and prevented a repeat of Saturday’s slip-up at Arizona.
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:40 PM
Jeff Carter, in an isolated situation, is often close to automatic. Hit the button and he scores.
Of course, the same could be said about many situations for the gifted goal-scorer.
Already on Saturday night, Carter had scored off the rush for the...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Bob Miller will spend a good chunk of his 76th birthday in front of a microphone, calling the play-by-play of the Kings’ game against the Winnipeg Jets on FS West from Staples Center on Sunday night.
It’s absolutely fitting that this will be...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:48 PM
DALLAS — It began in Dallas and will end in Denver.
The Blackhawks kicked off their 82-game quest for the Central Division title Thursday night when they faced the Stars at American Airlines Center.
The season-long thrill ride promises to be a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 46-28-8 (100 points), 3rd.
Coach Darryl Sutter wants more from the kids, and wingers Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson look ready to deliver. Sutter also will have a full season of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Scott Gray began the final commentary of his 42-year radio career Friday morning with an anecdote about Bobby Hull's first visit to the Civic Center as a member of the Winnipeg Jets in 1975. And I'm not going to lie, I was wondering where the heck his...