August 27, 1999 |
The Kings' already lengthy training camp roster got longer Thursday with the addition of three defensemen and a winger who played in the minor leagues last season. The question is, though, when will the list be further extended with the addition of defensemen Mattias Norstrom and Aki Berg and winger Glen Murray?
November 5, 1996 |
Coach Larry Robinson declared it was his fault the Kings left the FleetCenter on Monday with a 4-4 tie against the Boston Bruins instead of a victory, but goaltender Stephane Fiset insisted he should be blamed for not stopping Boston's last two goals. Although there was blame to share, there were also several praiseworthy moments in a performance that enabled the Kings (6-6-3) to complete a 2-0-2 trip and extend their unbeaten streak to 2-0-3 overall.
January 9, 2002 |
Dressed to ward off the winter chill on a bright, clear day in lower Manhattan, their hearts in their throats, the Kings stood rapt Tuesday at the site of the World Trade Center tragedy. John P. Codiglia, a deputy inspector for the New York Police Department and their guide for the day, detailed the events of Sept. 11 and the aftermath. He told them of the recent discovery of the badly decomposed body of a fallen comrade.
September 18, 2000 |
Mathieu Schneider has been antsy, watching his new teammates practice while he sat or skated virtually alone, a groin strain inhibiting his blending into his new surroundings. On Sunday night, the Kings assimilated their new defenseman into the power play, and he showed why they are paying him $2 million on a one-year contract with assists that set up goals by Rob Blake and Ziggy Palffy in a 4-0 win over the Mighty Ducks at Staples Center before an announced 11,015.
October 8, 1998 |
According to Gordon Gekko of "Wall Street," greed is good. The Kings are particularly greedy this season after having a taste of success only five months ago. And of failure, courtesy of the St. Louis Blues, who swept them in the first round of the NHL playoffs. "I think just making the playoffs this year, we can't be satisfied with that," King Coach Larry Robinson says. "We've got to set our goals higher.
September 15, 1995 |
Creative Artists Agency senior executive Sandy Climan was hired Thursday as an executive vice president of MCA Inc., the first high-level departure from the agency since former Chairman Michael S. Ovitz announced in August that he is leaving to join Walt Disney Co. Climan's exit had been expected in the wake of the Ovitz departure, but the destination was a surprise to Hollywood executives.