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  • Which team will win the Stanley Cup?

    Cursed Kings will win Helene Elliott Los Angeles Times Hell will freeze over, because the Kings will win the Stanley Cup. Yes, the cursed Kings, the team that has made exactly one previous visit to the Cup finals. They're bigger than the Devils,...
  • Lack of picks doesn't bother GM McPhee

    — Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee will have five selections, tied for the fewest in franchise history, when the NHL draft begins tonight at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The small number of draft picks doesn't bother...
  • Leftovers from Q&A with Matt Hughes

    Leftovers from Q&A with Matt Hughes
    Friday’s editions included a Q&A with Towson junior attackman Matt Hughes. Due to space constraints, here are some answers that didn’t make the cut. Did you play another sport when you were growing up? Yeah, I played ice hockey. Why did you...
  • Series guide to Stanley Cup playoffs

    Lace 'em up and buckle up, NHL playoff season is here. Don't take any stupid penalties, watch those cross-ice passes and just win your shift. First one to 16 victories gets the best trophy in North American pro sports. Here's a look at the first-round...
  • Coach Darryl Sutter helps keep the Kings on level ground

    Change or end up in a culvert: NHL style. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was talking recently about the challenges of his profession, the changing nature of hockey, and put as fine a point on it as possible. He has coached 1,039 regular-season games,...
  • Setting up the playoffs: First-round capsules

    BRUINS VS. RED WINGS Records: Boston (54-19-9, NHL-best 117 points); Detroit (39-28-15, 93 points). Coaches: Bruins Claude Julien (7th season, 310-163-65); Red Wings Mike Babcock (9th season, 415-198-98). Season series: Red Wings, 3-1. Last year's...
  • Kings' Mike Richards rolls with rolling with the fourth line

    Kings' Mike Richards rolls with rolling with the fourth line
    CALGARY, Canada¬†— The numbers are quite close to his point total two years ago, then considered a downward trend for a big-name center. At least there was a tangible reason for the Kings' center Mike Richards' recording 44 points in 74 games in...
  • Kings learned a lesson in desperation in loss to Wild on Monday

    Desperate Hockey Teams, Part II. The other entry in the three-way battle between Minnesota, Phoenix and Dallas for two wild-card playoff spots in the Western Conference, the Coyotes, visits the Kings on Wednesday night. It's no coincidence that...
  • Kings refuse to settle, come back for 5-4 shootout win over Capitals

    Kings refuse to settle, come back for 5-4 shootout win over Capitals
    WASHINGTON — Every sign pointed to the Kings losing to the Capitals on Tuesday, and they could have trotted out the cliched but reasonable excuse of lacking energy at the end of a back-to-back sequence on the road, against a team desperate to make...
  • Kings 5, Capitals 4 (SO)

    Kings 5, Capitals 4 (SO): Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored in the first two rounds of the shootout and visiting Los Angeles erased a two-goal deficit in the third period to extend its winning streak to four games. Captain Dustin Brown and Dwight King...
  • After 3-goal third period, Kings top Caps in shootout

    After 3-goal third period, Kings top Caps in shootout WASHINGTON -- After playing the night before in Philadelphia and spending the early-morning hours on a train, the Los Angeles Kings should have been out of gas in the third period Tuesday night at...
  • Kings ready to 'let 'em rip' against Washington Capitals

    WASHINGTON -- At least Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is consistent. His standard response when asked which goaltender will start a particular game is, “Be there for the song,” meaning you’ll see who it is when the starters are on the ice...