Posts Tagged By GREG BEACHAM

Quick sets shutout mark, LA Kings beat Sabres 2-0

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick makes a glove save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles.  The Kings won 2-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Jonathan Quick has a serious aversion to attention, the goalie reluctantly acknowledged the spotlight when he broke the Los Angeles Kings’ 36-year-old franchise record for shutouts.

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Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury

In this April 1, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash (10) drives around Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. The Lakers announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, that Nash has been ruled out for the upcoming season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Rookie Randle leads Lakers past Blazers 94-86

Los Angeles Lakers' Wesley Johnson, center, dunks as teammates Wayne Ellington, left, Carlos Boozer and Portland Trail Blazers' Dorell Wright, right, watch during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Ontario, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Julius Randle scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and Jeremy Lin added 13 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 94-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in a preseason game Wednesday night.

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Attorney says Kings’ Voynov didn’t hit girlfriend

In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014,  but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov’s attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov’s arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple’s limited ability to speak English.

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Ducks rally past Wild 2-1 for 4th straight win

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf, right, puts Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine into the boards during the first period an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After 44 frustrating minutes of scoreless hockey against the stingy Minnesota Wild, only one thought came to Andrew Cogliano when he broke in alone on goalie Darcy Kuemper.

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