Los Angeles Times

Lisa Dillman

Writer

Lisa Dillman is a sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She has covered the Kings, the Ducks, the Clippers, professional tennis, soccer and Olympic sports at five Summer Games and two Winter Games for the newspaper since 1992. With business reporter Jim Bates, she was honored by APSE, finishing second in the investigative category with a series of reports detailing the rise and fall of Kings owner Bruce McNall into bankruptcy and the subsequent federal investigation. More recently, she covered the Kings' run to the Stanley Cup in 2012. She plays tennis much better than she skates.

Recent Articles

  • Kings strike early in 3-2 victory over the Canadiens

    Kings strike early in 3-2 victory over the Canadiens

    The Kings lost their long-held lead in the Pacific Division for a little more than an hour Thursday night.This time, they could do something about it. They took matters into their own hands with a welcome burst of offense, defeating the Montreal Canadiens, 3-2, at Staples Center and jumped over...

  • Newest Kings winger Kris Versteeg is ready to make another run at a Stanley Cup title

    Newest Kings winger Kris Versteeg is ready to make another run at a Stanley Cup title

    Kris Versteeg was sounding like a man in a hurry. Yes, a good thing for a hockey player. The newest Kings winger met with the coaching staff Tuesday, had his first practice Wednesday — on a line with center Jeff Carter and winger Tanner Pearson — and addressed the nature of the stretch run. "You...

  • Kings make minor-league trade for Darryl Sutter's eldest son

    Kings make minor-league trade for Darryl Sutter's eldest son

    The Kings opted to make their bigger moves before the trade deadline, pulling off one small deal on Monday, not involving a current NHL player. What was interesting was the familiar name: forward Brett Sutter. He is the oldest son of Kings Coach Darryl Sutter and had been with the Iowa Wild, the...

  • Kings acquire winger Kris Versteeg in trade with Hurricanes

    Kings acquire winger Kris Versteeg in trade with Hurricanes

    Ever since winger Marian Gaborik went down with a long-term knee injury, the Kings have been looking to fill the scoring void created by his absence. On Sunday, they turned to the much-traveled winger Kris Versteeg, acquiring him in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. They sent prospect Valentin...

  • Rob Scuderi helps Kings take down the Sabres, 2-0, in his first game back with L.A.

    Rob Scuderi helps Kings take down the Sabres, 2-0, in his first game back with L.A.

    Sure, it might seem like a bit of a nostalgia move at first glance, but re-acquired Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi is out to show he still can help out on the blue line. “I've never been a guy that's going to rack up points and make a flashy play,” Scuderi said after Saturday's morning skate, a few...

  • Kings reacquire Rob Scuderi and send Christian Ehrhoff to Blackhawks

    Kings reacquire Rob Scuderi and send Christian Ehrhoff to Blackhawks

    The Kings reached into their past, opting for a familiar face and making a low-risk move Friday by bringing back defenseman Rob Scuderi. It was accomplished in what amounted to a swap of minor league defensemen. The Kings sent defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to the Chicago Blackhawks for Scuderi,...

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