Curtis Zupke covers the Kings for the Los Angeles Times. He has covered hockey since 2006, for the Orange County Register, NHL.com and for The Times since 2015. His work has appeared in the Hockey News, Chicago Tribune and Minneapolis Star-Tribune, among other papers, and for Associated Press. Born and raised in the South Bay, Zupke has been a sports writer in Southern California since 1999. This isn’t his first rodeo because he once covered one in Anaheim.
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Many of the future players for the Kings and Ducks will be on display when the Ducks host a rookie tournament Sept. 7-10 at Great Park Ice in Irvine.
The Canadian duo Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes defeat April Ross and Alix Klineman to capture the AVP Manhattan Beach Open title.
Casey Patterson and Phil Dalhausser are in the twilight of their careers, but the two Manhattan Beach Open stars want to taste Olympic glory again.
The USC Keck outpatient clinic and Meyer Institute of Sport, opening at the Kings’ El Segundo facility, is for Anze Kopitar or the weekend warrior.
Sage Erickson credits rival Courtney Conlogue for pushing her to new limits after winning the U.S. Open of Surfing. Yago Dora takes the men’s title.
Matt Millar was hired last week by the Los Angeles Kings as a goaltending development coach.
Cal Petersen signed a three-year contract extension with the L.A. Kings worth $858,833 annually.
Former Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has signed a one-year contract with a team in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League.
Kevin Dineen was hired Monday as coach of the Ducks’ minor league affiliate San Diego Gulls.
The Kings addressed one of their offseason priorities Wednesday when they signed Alex Iafallo to a two-year contract.