| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Dean Lombardi's face at the draft table did not give away much early in the second round Sunday .
Would he start yawning? It certainly looked that way.
But the Kings' general manager has a gift for crafting something out of nothing and he may have...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:04 AM
In 2010, it was Brian Burke leading the way in assembling Team USA for the Olympics in Vancouver and then-Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson behind the bench.
This time, the tandem at the top for Sochi, Russia, in 2014 will be Nashville President and GM David...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A future most valuable player was sitting there when it came time for the Ducks to make their pick, at No. 28, in the 2003 draft.
Now, in the name of Corey Perry, can lightning strike twice?
In two words: Very doubtful.
"That draft was off the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:42 PM
All those draft picks so painstakingly hoarded by Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi came in quite handy Sunday.
The Kings were able to trade the 57th, 88th and 96th selections to the Edmonton Oilers to move up to the 37th spot in the draft, which...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Contract talks between the Kings and soon-to-be free-agent defenseman Rob Scuderi continue to progress at a glacial pace.
They could accelerate this weekend with the league’s entry draft on Sunday in Newark, N.J. Or maybe not.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The workload for a goaltender -- or lack of one -- is always going to be a question for the Kings’ No. 2 man.
Kings starter Jonathan Quick, the playoff MVP last year, appeared in 37 of 48 regular-season games in this past lockout-shortened season....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Soon after the Kings' chartered plane pointed its nose westward from Chicago, scene of their season-ending loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, Coach Darryl Sutter began getting ready to open training camp on...
| Mar 15, 2013
Tim Leiweke spent his last evening as president and chief executive of AEG watching the Galaxy defeat Costa Rica's Herediano at the Home Depot Center. Had the Kings been home Leiweke might have been at Staples Center, cheering from the corner season seats...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Vin Scully is luring us back to the Dodgers with wonderful old stories and the promise of a new season, and the Angels will introduce new acquisition Josh Hamilton to their home fans Tuesday, but winter sports haven’t relaxed their hold on us just...
| Mar 24, 2013
The walls and shelves of Dan Beckerman's downtown Los Angeles office speak more about his largely unknown but deep involvement in AEG's success than Beckerman himself is comfortable saying.
Boxing gloves vie for space with a football from the defunct...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:35 PM
The specifics behind the Kings' 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, their first loss at Staples Center since March 23 and perhaps their final home game this season, were painfully clear.
They made bad line changes that contributed to two...