Los Angeles Kings

Dion Phaneuf, 14-year NHL veteran, retires at 36

Dion Phaneuf, a former Calgary Flames star defenseman and Toronto Maple Leafs captain, announced his retirement Tuesday after 14 NHL seasons. Phaneuf, 36, hadn’t played since appearing in 67 games with the Los Angeles Kings in the 2018-19 season. The Edmonton native was selected ninth overall by Calgary in the 2003 draft and finished third…

Los Angeles Kings

Crypto.com Buys Naming Rights to Staples Center in Los Angeles

Staples Center in Los Angeles is soon to be rechristened Crypto.com Arena, in a 20-year deal worth more than $700 million, according to a person familiar with the agreement. The new name becomes official on Christmas Day, when the venue plays host to the L.A. Lakers-Brooklyn Nets NBA contest. The arena is owned by AEG,…