| 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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:35 AM
SOCHI, Russia — If this is the last Olympic hockey tournament for 43-year-old Teemu Selanne— and he said three Olympics ago that he intended to retire from the international stage — the Ducks and Finland winger went out with a great...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia — In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:32 PM
SOCHI, Russia — It would be unreasonable to expect Paul Stastny to be as good a hockey player as his father, Peter, was on the international stage and in the NHL.
Peter was so highly regarded as an athlete and person that he was chosen to carry...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:51 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Twenty years ago, in Slovakia’s first Winter Olympics appearance as an independent nation, Peter Stastny was given the honor of carrying the country’s flag into the opening ceremony of the Lillehammer Games.
In an odd...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada has an unequaled group of centers. Sweden, though depleted up front by injuries, has fine goaltending. Finland boasts an unshakable team ethic that clicks in whenever its players reunite. And Russia, blessed with enormous...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:11 PM
SOCHI, Russia — If NHL players don't participate in the next Winter Olympics there won't be more of those only-in-hockey moments like the one that occurred Monday, when Kings and Team USA winger Dustin Brown earnestly explained why he has no problem...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:07 PM
There was disorder and chaos most of Monday as the Kings faced the Vancouver Canucks, although an occasional minute or two went by without some variation of a penalty being called at Staples Center.
The Kings beat the Canucks, 1-0, in one of the more...
| 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...