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  • Is Kings captain Dustin Brown questionable for season opener?

    Is Kings captain Dustin Brown questionable for season opener?
    Kings captain Dustin Brown was sitting in the dressing room Monday morning and taking the tags off his new gear, getting to the task a little later than usual. “I didn’t get that far,” he said. “Is that good or bad?” He...
  • Kings players rave about fight between Toronto and Buffalo goalies

    Sick, in this case, was not a bad thing. The Kings were giving kudos Monday to a former teammate, Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier, who was the man of the hour after his spirited fight against goalie Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night....
  • Kings' Dustin Brown acknowledges 'rust' but says his knee is 'solid'

    Kings' Dustin Brown acknowledges 'rust' but says his knee is 'solid'
    Kings captain Dustin Brown said Monday he was still working to "chip some of the rust off" after playing his first exhibition game Saturday and working hard through a morning practice. "My conditioning, the physical part is OK," said Brown, who...
  • Kings' Willie Mitchell to make return on familiar Minnesota ice

    All the pain, frustration and waiting will be over for Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell on Thursday night when he returns to the NHL ice, fittingly, at the venue where he made his name. “I feel excited and fortunate to be in this spot,”...
  • Will stay-at-home defenseman Rob Scuderi remain with the Kings?

    Will stay-at-home defenseman Rob Scuderi remain with the Kings?
    Contract talks between the Kings and soon-to-be free-agent defenseman Rob Scuderi continue to progress at a glacial pace. They could accelerate this weekend with the league’s entry draft on Sunday in Newark, N.J. Or maybe not. Kings General...
  • Scoring woes aside, Kings' defense could have bailed them out

    Scoring woes aside, Kings' defense could have bailed them out
    The specifics behind the Kings' 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, their first loss at Staples Center since March 23 and perhaps their final home game this season, were painfully clear. They made bad line changes that contributed to two...
  • Kings sign Robyn Regehr to a two-year contract extension

    Defenseman Robyn Regehr, who has given the Kings the physical presence and stability they were searching for this season, has signed a two-year contract extension. He would have become an unrestricted free agent on July 6. The deal, announced Thursday...
  • Kings' evolution from losing team to Stanley Cup winner continues

    Kings' evolution from losing team to Stanley Cup winner continues
    CHICAGO — It was only a theory, but the thoughts Dean Lombardi expressed a few years ago on how a losing team evolves from pretender to contender made a lot of sense. First, a team hopes it can win — hope being the key word because it lacks...
  • This spring, every step is harder for the Los Angeles Kings

    This spring, every step is harder for the Los Angeles Kings
    SAN JOSE — If any doubts remained that the Kings' playoff journey this spring will be tougher than last year's relatively smooth path to the Stanley Cup, those doubts were shredded Tuesday in the jaws of a bunch of fast-moving, hungry Sharks....
  • Matt Greene is back and the Kings are more than happy to have him

    Matt Greene is back and the Kings are more than happy to have him
    Matt Greene's return has increased the Kings' physicality and lifted their collective mood, and there's no saying which is more vital to a team that has clawed its way into position to clinch its second straight tense, punishing playoff series on Sunday....
  • Looks like Alec Martinez is in, Keaton Ellerby out for the Kings

    Looks like Alec Martinez is in, Keaton Ellerby out for the Kings
    Based on the defense pairs the Kings deployed in their morning skate Saturday at Staples Center, it appears they will make a change to their lineup for Game 3 of their opening-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues. Alec Martinez, a puck-...
  • Summer beckons, but in L.A. it's still a winter's sports tale

    Vin Scully is luring us back to the Dodgers with wonderful old stories and the promise of a new season, and the Angels will introduce new acquisition Josh Hamilton to their home fans Tuesday, but winter sports haven’t relaxed their hold on us just...