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Willie Mitchell

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  • Injured Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr showing some improvement

    Injured Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr showing some improvement
    Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr, who has been out of the lineup since Game 1 of the second round of the playoffs against Anaheim, said he was hoping to resume skating on Thursday. That would be the next step in Regehr’s recovery from an...
  • Crow no! Long night for the Blackhawks goaltender

    Crow no! Long night for the Blackhawks goaltender
    Quietly—and to the surprise of some—Corey Crawford is becoming one of the NHL's best goaltenders. "As a team we want to keep raising our level of play as the stage gets bigger and bigger, but I think if there's anyone that's doing that, it's...
  • Kings score five times in third period to even series with Blackhawks

    The Los Angeles Kings scored five goals in the third period to transform a troubling two-goal deficit late in the second period into a 6-2 victory Wednesday at United Center that ties the Western Conference finals against the defending Stanley Cup-...
  • Kings' Robyn Regehr still sidelined by knee injury

    Kings' Robyn Regehr still sidelined by knee injury
    Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said the lower-body injury keeping Robyn Regehr out of the lineup is a knee injury and that the veteran defenseman hasn't resumed skating, though Regehr had said he hoped to return to the ice Thursday. Regehr hasn't played...
  • Kings expect Blackhawks to come back strong after Game 2 collapse

    Misery recognizes company. The Kings were not the only ones to lose the first two games in the first round of the playoffs — they lost the first three — and then were forced to go to a seventh game in the second round. This is also about...
  • Keeping Staples Center ice in good shape for Kings is a big job

    Keeping Staples Center ice in good shape for Kings is a big job
    Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell sat nearĀ goaltender Martin Jones in the team’s locker room at Staples Center on Saturday morning, chatting about Mitchell being acquainted with Jones’ father, Harvey, an executive with the Vancouver Canucks....
  • Trying to Capture the Spirit of the Thing

    Trying to Capture the Spirit of the Thing
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 4-3 loss Saturday to the Kings in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals: ✓ Patrick Kane shoveled the puck ahead to Michal Handzus at the Kings line. The play died, then Handzus...
  • Kings lose to Blackhawks, 5-4, in double overtime of Game 5

    Kings lose to Blackhawks, 5-4, in double overtime of Game 5
    Michal Handzus scored a little more than two minutes into double overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 win at United Center on Wednesday. The Kings lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2, heading into Game 6 at Staples Center on Friday. After...
  • Blackhawks show some life in Game 5 to stay alive

     Blackhawks show some life in Game 5 to stay alive
    No way the Blackhawks wanted to end the season like this, humbled at home and dethroned by the would-be Kings in front of friends and relatives. Not here. Not now. "Our guys find ways," coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday night after his team's 5-...
  • Kings being pushed to the gritty limits by in Game 7 by Blackhawks

    Kings being pushed to the gritty limits by in Game 7 by Blackhawks
    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. You'll...
  • 10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending

    10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win in Los Angeles that created an improbable Game 7 on Sunday: 1. Patrick Kane struggled in last year’s Western Conference finals, and then found himself skating with...
  • Kings knock the wind out of Blackhawks

    Kings knock the wind out of Blackhawks
    Any player who tells you home-ice advantage makes no difference is probably lying. No doubt the Blackhawks were thrilled Sunday's Game 7 of the Western Conference finals was in Chicago and not in the Kings' home arena. "[Game 5 on Wednesday] was...