Kings' Slava Voynov Pleads No Contest, Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was in Los Angeles Superior Court today to take a plea deal for his felony count of corporal injury to spouse with great bodily injury from the Oct. 19 alleged assault on his wife. Voynov pleaded no contest in order to reduce jail time, though he still could be deported. » 7/02/15 3:41pm Yesterday 3:41pm

Phil Kessel And Leafs Fans Deserve Better Than The Toronto Media

The only value in the Steve Simmons column that everyone’s talking about this morning is the news that Phil Kessel eats a street hot dog every damn day. Personally, I think that’s funny and humanizing. Toronto’s troll-columnist-in-chief uses it as a fat joke, and exhibit A in the case for Kessel being run out of town. » 7/02/15 10:50am Yesterday 10:50am

Report: Mike Richards Stopped At Canadian Border With Oxycodone 

According to TMZ, former Kings center Mike Richards was stopped at the Canadian border two weeks ago and “questioned about oxycodone pills,” but has not been charged with any crime. (Update: According to the Winnipeg Sun, Richards was arrested at the border.) Rumors and allegations of substance abuse have dogged… » 6/30/15 7:53pm Tuesday 7:53pm

Kings Terminate Mike Richards's Contract Under Mysterious Circumstances

The offseason hits are piling up for the Los Angeles Kings. Four days after center Jarret Stoll pleaded out his case after being arrested in Vegas for possession of ecstasy and coke, the Kings have terminated center Mike Richards’s contract for a “material breach.” Here’s the full, terse, statement:… » 6/29/15 7:54pm Monday 7:54pm

Kimmo Timonen Goes Out With His First Stanley Cup

Kimmo Timonen was along for the ride. The 40-year-old didn’t receive a lot of ice time due to the Blackhawks’ overwhelming reliance on four defensemen, though it’s not like Timonen was doing anything productive in his scant minutes. But it’s fun to finish on top, and as Chicago closed out Game 6 for its third Stanley… » 6/16/15 1:31pm 6/16/15 1:31pm