TV/radio schedule announced - LA Kings Insider

The Kings’ TV schedule has (finally) been announced, and 77 games will be televised this season, between Fox Sports West, Prime Ticket, NBC, Versus and KDOC. Bob Miller and JIm Fox will do 70 games, while one game is tentatively schedule for NBC, five more are on Versus and one will be a Ducks telecast of a Kings-Ducks games. The Kings announced that all 70 of their broadcasts will be in high definition this season.

The only games without TV (at least in Los Angeles) are Nov. 6 vs. Nashville, Dec. 18 at Nashville, Dec. 29 at Phoenix, Feb. 2 at Edmonton and March 9 at Detroit. Note also that the March 11 game at Columbus, scheduled for a 4 p.m. Pacific start, will be tape-delayed until 7:30 p.m. on Prime Ticket.

Bob and Jim will also call two of the Kings-Ducks games at Honda Center, on Nov. 29 and Feb. 23. (The Ducks’ broadcasters will handle the April 8 game at Anaheim on KDOC) Bob and Jim will also do the March 13 game at Dallas if it is not picked up by NBC. The other potential NBC game is Feb. 13 at Philadelphia. NBC has until 14 days before the game to decide whether to broadcast it or not.

A reminder that the Versus games are Oct. 25 at Minnesota, Dec. 13 at Detroit, Jan. 3 vs Chicago, Jan. 17 at Dallas and April 4 at San Jose.

Once again, the radio iron men, Nick Nickson and Daryl Evans, will broadcast all 82 games on 1150-AM and other affiliates (1520-AM in Ventura, 1220-AM in Santa Clarita, 1490-AM in Banning, 1240-AM in Ridgecrest, 1380-AM in Palmdale and 1450-AM in Palm Springs).

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Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.