Mark Buckner / NHL

Stoll on special teams, faceoffs

The Los Angeles Kings’ special teams converged on the same point in the NHL rankings a season ago as the power play and penalty killing both finished a respectable 10th in the league. For the power play, the 10th place finish represented the continued momentum that accelerated when Darryl Sutter too... Read More
Debora Robinson / National Hockey League

Hybrid icing approved by NHLPA

The NHLPA has approved hybrid icing after a trial run during the 2013 preseason. Though the rule appeared to lack consensus when player approval was gauged – and Darryl Sutter and Lou Lamoriello pulled no punches in sharing their disapproval – the Players Association voiced its support through a vot... Read More
Norm Hall / NHL

Scrivens wins backup job

The Kings released Mathieu Garon from his training camp tryout, which opens the door for Ben Scrivens to serve as Jonathan Quick's backup in 2013-14. Though evaluations aren't based on small sample sizes, Scrivens appeared to solidify his status as Quick's understudy with a strong performance in ... Read More