| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Greetings from Madison Square Garden, where the Stanley Cup will be brought Wednesday night to be awarded to the Kings if they get that ever-difficult fourth win over the New York Rangers in the Cup Final.
The Kings have a 3-0 series lead, and only...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
NEW YORK -- Henrik Lundqvist was superb on the ice, but got a little help from the hockey gods as the New York Rangers avoided a four-game sweep in the Stanley Cup finals, knocking off the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 4 on Wednesday.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Teams that won the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final have gone on to win the series 25 of 26 times. Will the Kings make it 26 for 27 Friday night at Staples Center against the New York Rangers?
A sixth game, if necessary, would be played on...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:25 PM
This was must-see, priceless video — defenseman Drew Doughty pounded the glass and toppled over the bench after the Kings won Game 7 in overtime in Chicago, completing an epic Western Conference final series.
His gleeful inner 8-year-old emerged...
| Jun 8, 2014
As I follow the coverage of the ongoing federal corruption trial of state Rep. Derrick Smith, D-Chicago, one word keeps coming to mind:
With all the venal, ethically greasy pols and bureaucrats slithering through our state and local halls of...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter joined a pretty exclusive club Friday: coaches who have won more than one Stanley Cup.
Only 15 have done it in the history of the NHL, which pre-dates the stock market crash — the 1929 stock market crash.
Sutter has two...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:55 PM
NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from capturing the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons.
Los Angeles turned back the New York Rangers 3-0 in Game 3 on Monday, taking a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:15 PM
While the Kings' leading scorers continued their personal race to finish as the NHL's playoffs points leader Monday, center Mike Richards pulled out of an extended drought.
Richards sent a puck toward teammate Trevor Lewis early in the third period only...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:25 PM
There is no denying that General Manager Dean Lombardi has built the Kings into a consistent franchise. Still, it may be time for fans to revisit Dave Taylor’s years as general manager.
The overall talent has been greatly improved under Lombardi....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:36 AM
July 16 (Reuters) — Spanish soccer club Real Madrid retained their title as the world's most valuable sports franchise, according to a poll released by Forbes on Wednesday that was again dominated by National Football League teams.
| May 31, 2014
| 9:02 PM
They've managed to send nearly everyone home the last three postseasons.
Vancouver, St. Louis (twice), Phoenix, New Jersey, San Jose (twice) and the Ducks. All dispatched by the Kings in some fashion, sent off to some form of summer recreation.
| May 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
NBC led the field Tuesday with six wins at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards, presented at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Gotham.
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" (pictured) extended its streak in the live sports series category to a sixth consecutive...