| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Intent on building a smart, speedy squad that can transition quickly from offense to defense and back again on wide Olympic ice, Team USA executives decided that statistics mattered less than hockey sense and that a strong body of work outweighed injuries...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Goaltender Jonathan Quick, who was nominated to the U.S. Olympic hockey team this week, is close to returning to the Kings' lineup for the first time since he strained a groin muscle Nov. 12.
Quick is scheduled to take part in the pregame skate Saturday...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The Czechs went old, Slovenia chose its only NHL player to lead its Olympic hockey debut, and Switzerland ensured its defense will be more solid than its famous cheese by selecting six NHL players for its Sochi roster.
Those federations announced...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
While the St. Louis Blues were remolding themselves in the Kings' image and hoping elite goaltender Ryan Miller will help them conquer their playoff nemeses, the Buffalo Sabres were making more news than they have since they were the victims of Brett...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:45 PM
After taking a big leap by expanding its menu of outdoor games to six — including a nontraditional matchup between the Kings and Ducks at Dodger Stadium — the NHL will go big in promoting its strategy by participating in a seven-part TV series...
| 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 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:12 PM
SAN JOSE — The Pacific Division lead might change hands dozens of times before the season ends, but knowing that the winner of Wednesday's game between the Kings and the San Jose Sharks would take over first place added a dash of tension when the...
| 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...