| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:02 PM
A quick glance at many of the young Panthers defensemen taking part in this week's development camp at the team's training facility, and one would think that General Manager Dale Tallon is building an NBA team instead of an NHL squad.
Of the 10...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been getting more and more comfortable conducting interviews in English — just as long as there aren't any TV crews around.
The 26-year-old Russian is a bit nervous about his English-language skills when there are...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Both the Kings and the New York Rangers appear poised to change their mix on defense for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, to be played Saturday at Staples Center.
The Kings won the opener, 3-2, on Wednesday on Justin Williams’ goal four minutes...
| Jun 5, 2014
Will the nickname — Mr. Game 7 — find its way into deep storage for the summer months and get packed away, perhaps to be unveiled in future postseasons?
Kings right wing Justin Williams summoned his late-series magic and brought it out...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Kyle Clifford spent part of Tuesday calming fears that a practice shot he fired hadn't rendered Kings goalie Jonathan Quick useless for the Stanley Cup Final.
A night later, the Kings' forward eased the home crowd's concerns that Game 1 was slipping...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:30 PM
Staples Center was so quiet, you could have heard a tooth drop. The Kings looked so exhausted, it was if they were skating through a natural nightmare.
"Sometimes … it's quicksand," said Trevor Lewis.
That was Wednesday's Game 1 of the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Williams' flair for the dramatic allowed the Los Angeles Kings to prevail in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Williams scored 4:36 into overtime, lifting the Kings to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers before a sellout crowd of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:40 PM
The Kings became the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road. That journey included coming back from a 3-0 series deficit to the San Jose Sharks in Round 1, rebounding from a 3-2 deficit in Round 2...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Willie Mitchell couldn't go on the road to be around his friends and hockey-playing colleagues. Nor could he feel comfortable going out to dinner when a playoff game was going on against St. Louis, San Jose or Chicago.
The prototypical stay-at-home...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Kings' stress of two straight losses and a hostile road date against the defending-champion Chicago Blackhawks is eased by the fact Justin Williams is on their side.
Williams not only is 6-0 in Game 7s, he has six goals and six assists in the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A day after their parade to celebrate this season’s Stanley Cup championship, the Kings will have to turn the page — and quickly.
Already in effect, the buyout period for contracts is open until June 30.
Compliance buyouts offer a rare...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
On one level, the Kings' playoff run mirrored their performance in the regular season, filled with hot runs and times where they were stone cold.
There was a period in November when they played without their starting goaltender and seemingly couldn't...