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

  • What happened 50 years ago during L.A. Kings expansion draft

    What happened 50 years ago during L.A. Kings expansion draft

    Fifty years ago, the first selection of the NHL Expansion Draft by the Los Angeles Kings was a future Hall of Fame goaltender Terry Sawchuk. The final choice, by the St. Louis Blues, was winger Max Mestinsek, who would never play a game in the NHL. From the legendary Sawchuk to Mestinsek — and...

  • Anze Kopitar may be in, and Dustin Brown out, as Kings captain

    Anze Kopitar may be in, and Dustin Brown out, as Kings captain

    There were smiles and polite words about group leadership, and the coach said the captain had been asked to relinquish his position to a teammate and, as “a gentleman,” he had agreed to do so. Was this all about Kings captain Dustin Brown stepping aside for his friend and teammate, $80-million...

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