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

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

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