| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Ben Scrivens might have saved the Kings' season after Jonathan Quick sustained a groin injury last week. Scrivens took over in goal with 1:20 left in...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:17 PM
The Kings considered goaltender Ben Scrivens almost a throw-in when they acquired him from Toronto last June, with winger Matt Frattin and a second-round draft pick, for goalie Jonathan Bernier. Kings executives liked Frattin but were so unsure about...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Despite winning three straight games and five of their last six, the Kings aren't the NHL's hottest team. They're not even the hottest team in Southern California.
The Ducks, who will face the Kings on Monday at Staples Center, have the league's...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Pointless only applies to the Blackhawks this season when debating whether they or the Miami Heat are the best team in sports.
There is no right answer. There is no wrong answer. There are, apparently, some loud answers.
The Blackhawks' Catch-22 of...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
It's the equivalent of putting a stop sign at a busy intersection after an accident, but the NHL will consider modifying its rules after it found no specific rule to support further punishing Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his rink-length...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:07 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Among Kings Coach Darryl Sutter's strong points are his bluntness and willingness to call out players who are underperforming.
On Tuesday night, after the Kings' 3-1 loss to Phoenix at Jobing.com Arena, Sutter gave an instant and...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Less than a year ago, Dustin Penner and Slava Voynov were teammates who shared the goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions.
When they faced each other Tuesday at Anaheim, with Penner wearing a Ducks uniform and Voynov in the Kings' colors, Penner...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Darryl Sutter and Bruce Boudreau have so firmly established themselves on the local hockey scene that it's easy to forget how briefly the two coaches have been here.
Sutter, known for his exacting manner and bitter-beer-face expression, succeeded...