| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:22 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was getting a chuckle out of Darryl Sutter’s methods on this four-game trip.
He brought up Hall of Fame coach Scotty Bowman, who was legendary for his mind games and the ability to keep the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:05 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. — Even though Kings goalie Ben Scrivens was surrounded by the media in the hallway after recording a shutout, teammate Willie Mitchell managed to penetrate the scrum with a pertinent observation.
"The Professor," the defenseman said,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Guy Hebert paid the toll for former Disney CEO Michael Eisner naming his company's new 1993 NHL team after its film about a youth hockey team, "The Mighty Ducks."
"Two nights before our first game, they gave us a parade down Main Street in Disneyland,"...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The new video and song fell painfully flat, but the light show was nifty and the introductions brimmed with rah-rah enthusiasm before the Kings' first game at Staples Center this season.
The festivities — mercifully — were brief, but that...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:31 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- The U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team for the Sochi Winter Games will be announced on Jan. 1, after the Winter Classic game, officials of USA Hockey said Monday at the U.S. Olympic media summit.
“Our goal the next few...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell took the piece of treasure from teammate and captain Dustin Brown and hoisted the Stanley Cup above his head, skated away, hollered and kicked up his right leg in celebration.
For Mitchell, it has been almost frozen in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Ron Hextall, the legendary Philadelphia Flyers goaltender who performed strongly as Kings vice president/assistant general manager for seven years, is returning to Philadelphia as the team’s assistant general manager/director of hockey operations....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who missed all of last season because of a knee injury and needed a second procedure to correct problems related to his first surgery, said Sunday he’s ready to go “full speed ahead” when training camp...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Remember those wobbly, unfocused off-seasons the Kings once stumbled through?
Indeed, they have become a thing of the past. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi and his staff have been as efficient off the ice as the team has been proficient on it....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A few words to those unforgiving fans who didn't disguise their disgust when Rob Blake became the Kings' assistant general manager because they consider him a traitor for leaving as a player in 2001 and again in 2008:
It's time to bury the hatchet....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi told fans at the team’s fan fest event he believes the franchise is “at a critical stage” but has a unique opportunity to “create something special” despite the challenge of operating under...