| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Scott Niedermayer glided into the Hockey Hall of Fame as smoothly and surely as he skated around NHL rinks through 1,263 games over parts of 18 seasons.
Niedermayer's skates seemed to be extensions of his feet, so gracefully did he move when he...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
NHL general managers met Tuesday in Toronto to discuss a variety of issues but took no action besides agreeing to revisit several topics at greater length in March, when they are scheduled to convene for three days in Florida.
The assembled general...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The new video and song fell painfully flat, but the light show was nifty and the introductions brimmed with rah-rah enthusiasm before the Kings' first game at Staples Center this season.
The festivities — mercifully — were brief, but that...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Justin Williams yawned in mid-answer.
He was talking Sunday about the pleasant bounce back from the Kings' trip, and the long flight home from Nashville at the end.
"That flight from Nashville always feels longer than it should be," he said. "…...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ If Sidney Crosby can be said to do anything quietly, he is quietly having a sensational start. Through Sunday he led the NHL in scoring with 17 points,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Patrick Kane comes through with a hat trick by scoring the game-winning goal in the second overtime with 8:20 left to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.
Kane, who finishes with a hat trick, and captain Jonathan Toews connect...
| 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....
| 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,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even a sure-fire Hockey Hall of Fame nominee is not immune to a nervous moment or two.
After all, Brendan Shanahan was considered a near lock a year ago, and did not get the phone call from the 416 area code, which would signify word from the Hall of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Ron Hextall, the legendary Philadelphia Flyers goaltender who performed strongly as Kings vice president/assistant general manager for seven years, is returning to Philadelphia as the team’s assistant general manager/director of hockey operations....