| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:50 PM
NEWARK, N.J. – As Stanley Cup rematches go, this left something to be desired.
On Friday night, the Kings played the New Jersey Devils for the first time in 16 months, and it was a dull, uninspiring game. Scoreless into the third period, it was...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:32 PM
NEWARK, N.J. — As Stanley Cup rematches go, this left something to be desired.
On Friday night, the Kings played the New Jersey Devils for the first time in almost 17 months — and it was an uninspiring game until late in the third period,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week.
+ Consecutive victories over Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh have fueled the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1-1 surge. Tomas Plekanec won 14 of 19 faceoffs he...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Kings captain Dustin Brown will renew acquaintances with Minnesota forward Jason Pominville on Thursday after earning a two-game suspension last season for an April 23 elbow to Pominville’s head.
Will the Wild fans be calling for Brown’s...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:36 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- This is the Kings' only trip to St. Paul this regular season, and it happens to be the season opener for both teams. In fact, the Kings will have to go through three opening nights -- here on Thursday night, at Winnipeg on Friday...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:57 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Who knew Kings right wing Trevor Lewis was just patiently waiting to break out as a goalie?
Lewis made a body save in the crease in the final minute not long after Jeff Carter's dash of brilliance on a rebound had tied the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:36 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mathieu Perreault scored at 4 minutes 55 seconds of overtime to give the Ducks a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
After losing their season opener, 6-1, Wednesday in Denver to the Avalanche, the Ducks came...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
They've played 12 games, and the Kings' season doesn't even hit the one-month mark until Sunday.
One early theme has emerged: A five-minute overtime, followed by a shootout, if necessary. Of the Kings' eight victories, one came in overtime and four more...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
"MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens was honored Monday as the NHL first star of the week in recognition of his outstanding performances in replacing injured goalie Jonathan Quick.
Scrivens, acquired by the Kings from Toronto last summer with Matt Frattin as...