| 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 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week.
+ Fans in Winnipeg came out to greet Teemu Selanne when the Ducks arrived at their hotel at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and gave him a standing ovation when the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Kings got down to their 23-player roster limit Sunday after releasing goaltender Mathieu Garon from his training camp tryout.
This means that Ben Scrivens, who was acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs in June in the Jonathan Bernier deal, will be...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Imagine a day where the Kings get to the point where they don't have deep concerns about their issues at left wing.
That day remains far off.
But at least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter has settled on one promising combination, putting newcomer and left...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Sick, in this case, was not a bad thing.
The Kings were giving kudos Monday to a former teammate, Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier, who was the man of the hour after his spirited fight against goalie Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Jonathan Bernier didn't hide his enthusiasm when the Kings traded him to the Toronto Maple Leafs in June, telling The Times' Lisa Dillman that he was "very happy to go play for a great club and great organization."
Goalies usually feel that way when...
| 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....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The Kings lost the first significant member of their Stanley Cup-winning team when free-agent defenseman Rob Scuderi went back to the Pittsburgh Penguins, signing a four-year deal worth $13.5 million.
His move came within the first hour of the opening...
| 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 25, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Before we wrap up the 2012-13 NHL season, every hockey fan owes a word of thanks to Scot Beckenbaugh.
Beckenbaugh is the federal mediator who helped negotiate an end to the labor dispute that threatened to wipe out the 2012-13 NHL season....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:15 PM
CALGARY, Canada -- The Kings turned their season around and launched themselves toward the Stanley Cup when they acquired forward Jeff Carter from Columbus last Feb. 23. This season, he is almost single-handedly sustaining their hopes of having a chance...