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Curtis Zupke

Curtis Zupke covers the Kings for the Los Angeles Times. He has covered hockey since 2006, for the Orange County Register, NHL.com and for The Times since 2015. His work has appeared in the Hockey News, Chicago Tribune and Minneapolis Star-Tribune, among other papers, and for Associated Press. Born and raised in the South Bay, Zupke has been a sports writer in Southern California since 1999. This isn’t his first rodeo because he once covered one in Anaheim.
New 280,000 square-foot ice arena in Irvine will have four practice rinks for Ducks, figure skaters

The Great Park Ice skating facility, a $104-million, four-rink venue in Irvine, is set to open in December as the area’s crown jewel, a modern arena for the south Orange County community and beyond, as well as a state-of-the-art practice hub for the Ducks.

Goalie John Gibson shows he doesn't fear commitment, with 8-year Ducks deal and marriage sealed on same day

In one momentous afternoon, Gibson bundled his personal and professional life. He signed an eight-year contract extension last Saturday with the Ducks and got married in his hometown of Pittsburgh.

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