| 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 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
One of the key players in the often-fascinating rivalry between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings could be missing Thursday night's game at Staples Center.
Coyotes captain Shane Doan is out with a lower-body injury and did not play in the...
| 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 19, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith joined a most-select club on Saturday night with one second remaining in regulation against the Detroit Red Wings.
Smith became the 11th goalie in NHL history to score a goal, an empty-netter. He launched a 190-...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The Ducks are riding a five-game winning streak as the NHL's worst power-play team.
They spent time working on their weakness at Thursday's practice, with star wing Corey Perry and Coach Bruce Boudreau providing the same answer when asked what the fix...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The NHL levied a heavy penalty on Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, hitting the repeat offender with a 10-game suspension for his illegal check to the head of Columbia Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson. He had an in-person hearing with the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:12 PM
WINNIPEG, Canada — Corey Perry took advantage of a defensive mistake to score the winner in the third period of the Ducks' 3-2 victory over the Jets on Sunday night, when Teemu Selanne got a standing ovation in what could be his last visit to...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:42 PM
A year ago, the NHL was a few weeks into the third labor stoppage of Commissioner Gary Bettman's reign and fans vowed they would never come back.
Now, it's all sunshine and blue skies for the league and a firmly entrenched Bettman.
A settlement in...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:33 PM
If Teemu Selanne needed confirmation his decision to return to play another NHL season at age 43 was the right move, the puck he saw lying in front of the Phoenix net Monday was a good sign.
Selanne slapped the rebound past Phoenix goaltender Mark...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Let’s take a skate down memory lane and into the Los Angeles Times’ archives in honor of Friday being the 25th anniversary of the Kings’ acquisition of Wayne Gretzky, a trade that changed the fortunes of the Kings and the NHL.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers might be forced to shuffle their renovated offensive line after starting left tackle Bryan Bulaga reportedly suffered a season-ending knee injury during a weekend scrimmage.
Only three months ago, Coach Mike McCarthy moved Bulaga...