| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Kings forward Jeff Carter was once the new kid in town, attempting to fit in with a tight group late in the term.
Big transitions, in life and work, aren't always seamless.
And so, Carter fully sympathized with new teammate, winger...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown looked ready after a full practice Wednesday and a serious "bag skate" for about 50 minutes Tuesday. On top of that, he sounded poised to rejoin the lineup after a two-game absence because of a lower-body injury.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:00 PM
As if leaving NHL goals leader Alex Ovechkin open to unleash the game-winning goal weren't enough Tuesday, even the end of the Ducks' power-play skid wasn't the end.
“I'm disappointed in our specialty teams. It's been our Achilles' heel all year,&...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
When Corey Perry extended his hand to Stephane Robidas on Thursday, for once it wasn't in anger.
The combative players have gotten under each other's skin frequently over the years, but they put their hostilities aside when the Ducks acquired...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada -- Excitement and relief were the twin emotions hitting Kings center Mike Richards after he scored a big second-period goal, which turned out to be the game winner in a 3-1 victory against the Winnipeg Jets.
Goals and consistency have...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The mystique that surrounded hockey players from the old Soviet Union and Russia vanished when they began to populate NHL locker rooms and win many of the league's most important trophies. The team ethic prevails whether the guy...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:38 PM
You've got a red carpet, you've got the USC marching band, you've got KISS lighting up the inky night while standing inside what looks to be some sort of fire-breathing insect.
Kings fans Giselle Bishop and Christina Dean celebrated it all in...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 10:08 PM
An iconic home of home runs and saves neatly morphed into hockey's temporary home on a historic January night at Dodger Stadium.
Of course, the startling transformation was not clever Hollywood sleight-of-hand but the guiding hand and mind of NHL...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As a child, Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter didn't hear many stories about his father, Bob, winning a gold medal as a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.
"Every teacher that I had, they were telling me all about it and wanted me to bring...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Lessons learned Saturday from the Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Kings at Dodger Stadium:
-- It's possible to play an NHL game outdoors in Southern California without the ice turning into a swimming pool.
-- The Kings, who have struggled to score goals...