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Simmonds scores hat trick in Flyers' win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Wayne Simmonds scored his second power-play goal to break a tie with 10:33 remaining and completed an opening-night hat trick with …

Ice Hockey

NBA Afterthoughts Who Are About to Become X-Factors

NBA perceptions can change in an instant. Today's 24-hour news cycle causes hot streaks to become overblown and slumps to send players plummeting toward obscurity.<p>But a players' impact has a lot to do with opportunity and fit. A player can be in over his head or buried on the bench if his talents …

NBA

Maple Leafs skip stick salute after win, madness ensues

The Toronto Maple Leafs did not salute their fans on Thursday night and this made people very angry.<p>Another day, another round of absurdity involving …

Canadian Hockey

Reality TV star Nicole Richie learns hockey with Kings' Greene, Stoll

Nicole Richie has come along way since her days spent beside pal Paris Hilton living <i>The Simple Life</i>. Her hair is now just one color and she is …

EA Sports NHL 15 Stanley Cup Prediction

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: P.K. Subban

!!! PRICELESS !!! 10 Months Baby Crying With Emotion When Mother Sings

PHOTO: John Gibson turns to Pac-Man for awesome new mask

Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson already has his new mask for 2014-15, featuring the arcade classic Pac-Man in awesome fashion.<p><b>More NHL Offseason:</b> …

Retrogaming

John Gibson's new Ducks mask is all about Pac-Man (Photo)

We're still a good two-plus months away from getting hockey back on our minds and teams reuniting for traning camp, but we might already have a …

True or False: P.K. Subban should be the Canadiens' next captain (hint: it's not false)

P.K. Subban is in need of a new contract, but that will happen sooner or later. Adam Proteau says the bigger question is whether they'll do the right …

Canadian Hockey

Adrian Kempe: Prospect Profile for Los Angeles Kings' 1st-Round Pick

<b>Player:</b> Adrian Kempe<p><b>Drafted By:</b> Los Angeles Kings (29th overall)<p><b>Position:</b> Center<p><b>Final Central Scouting Ranking:</b> No. 6 European skater<p><b>Height/Weight:</b> 6'2", 187 lbs<p><b>DOB:</b> September 13, 1996 (17 years old)<p><b>Most Recent Affiliation:</b> SHL, MODO<p><b>Background</b><p>Adrian Kempe is a talented prospect who has been a boy …

Ice Hockey

Matt Greene signs four-year extension with Kings

Defensive defenseman Matt Greene signed a multi-year extension with the Kings instead of becoming an unrestricted free agent.<p><b>More NHL Playoffs:</b> …

NHL

NHL Draft 2014: Official Selection Order Following Stanley Cup Final

With the 2013-2014 NHL season officially a thing of the past, all 30 NHL teams will look toward the future, and nowhere is the future brighter than in the 2014 NHL draft.<p>The Stanley Cup trophy is safely in the hands of the Los Angeles Kings, who proved they had the chops to cement their status as a …

NHL

Kings shake Rangers in 2 OTs to claim second Stanley Cup in 3 years

NYR New York Rangers<p>45-31-6<p>2<p>Final/2OT<p>3<p>LA Los Angeles Kings<p>46-28-8<p>Martinez (Kings - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 0<p>Gaborik (Kings - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: …

Ice Hockey

Mic'd Up: Dustin Brown hoists the Stanley Cup

Mic'd Up: Martinez scores the GWG in 2OT

10 photos of the Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup celebration

From down 0-3 in the first round to Stanley Cup champions, the Los Angeles Kings completed one of the greatest playoff runs in history with their …

Ice Hockey

Anze Kopitar and Chris Sutter Postgame Interview

Rangers @ Kings Highlights 06/13/14

Silver and gold for Doughty, Carter

LOS ANGELES -- Turns out Drew Doughty isn't only perhaps the best defenseman in the world, he's also quite the cocky foreshadower.<p>"Drew told me he …

Exhausted Kings fans celebrate Cup

LOS ANGELES -- Hockey has gone Hollywood -- and Hollywood couldn't be happier.<p>The Los Angeles Kings won their second Stanley Cup in three years …

Los Angeles

Top 5 Free Agents Montreal Canadiens Should Pursue During 2014 Offseason

While the holes in Montreal Canadiens fans’ hearts will heal in time following the Eastern Conference Final defeat to the New York Rangers, the holes in the lineup are a different matter. General manager Marc Bergevin will have to take an active approach and try to fill them with free agents this …

NHL

The Kings provide the blueprint for building a salary cap era Stanley Cup champion

The Kings are Stanley Cup champions for the second time in three seasons, and have been a model franchise in the salary cap era.<p>Franchise building is something of a mad-science experiment. There's no one formula that yields 100 percent successful results, so it requires changing up the ingredients …

Justin Williams was great long before winning the Conn Smythe

Winning the Conn Smythe Trophy simply confirms what we should already know about Justin Williams: He's just a damn good hockey player.<p>If there is a lesson to be learned from the Conn Smythe Trophy-winning performance of Justin Williams, it should be this: Teams shouldn't trade a two-time 30-goal …