Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLIJiggs McDonald, the first broadcaster in franchise history, returns to the airwaves to call his final Los Angeles Kings game tonight (4:30 p.m. PT / FOX Sports West / FOX Sports GO / KABC 790 / I Heart Radio) at the twilight of a storied broadcasting career that earned him t... Read More
Via the Kings:
Bob Miller suffered a mild stroke on Saturday and was admitted to USC Keck Hospital where he currently remains. He is under the care of a team of specialized physicians, and he is doing well and in good spirits.
For the Kings game in Arizona on Tuesday, Ralph Strangis is slated... Read More
During a broadcast meeting prior to today's FOX Sports West-televised All-Star show, Bob Miller experienced discomfort and was ultimately taken to USC Medical Center "as a precautionary measure."
Via a Kings spokesperson:
Bob experienced some discomfort earlier today and after consulting with me... Read More
Hello from downtown Los Angeles, where Lindsay and I are preparing for the ceremony honoring the top 100 players in NHL history. The first 33 players to be named to “NHL 100,” who played during the original 50 years of the National Hockey League, were announced earlier this month and are listed at t... Read More
Ralph Strangis spent 25 years providing play by play for the Dallas Stars organization before stepping away from the microphone following the 2014-15 season. The veteran broadcaster who called Brett Hull's overtime, Stanley Cup-clinching goal in 1999 was named as one of the accomplished voices who w... Read More
Gary Thorne will broadcast his fifth game of this five-game Kings sojourn when Los Angeles faces Colorado at Pepsi Center otomorrow, and after a Buffalo-Detroit-Boston leg of a road trip next month, will hand the torch off to former Dallas Stars voice Ralph Strangis. With Bob Miller not traveling wi... Read More
The Kings have filled out the remaining 17 games of the schedule that Bob Miller will be unable to work by hiring Gary Thorne, Ralph Strangis, Chris Cuthbert and Jiggs McDonald, the original Kings play by play broadcaster, as play by play broadcasters. Miller, who turned 78 today, has recovered from... Read More
The Kings and FOX Sports West jointly announced on Monday that 75 games will be broadcast on FOX Sports West (73 games, including preseason games against Dallas and Colorado in Las Vegas) and KCOP (two games). It gets better: Bob Miller, who missed most of the second half of the 2015-16 season as he... Read More
Courtesy of ESPN and NHL.com, the World Cup of Hockey's tournament schedule is below and easily accessible. A reminder: ESPN3 (available at espn3.com) is available to those with cable television subscriptions. All times are PT, not local.
September 8, 9:00 a.m.: Swed... Read More
AUGUST HOCKEY TV ALERT. Following tonight's Angels-Cubs coverage, FOX Sports West will air the Kings Live offseason special at 8:30 p.m. as Patrick O'Neal and Sean O'Donnell segue from the conclusion of the 2015-16 season, through the draft and free agency period into the team's outlook heading into... Read More
A good day to you, Insiders. It's a Friday at the end of July, and a good portion of the hockey operations staff is away on vacation. In other words, we're not expecting a 13-post afternoon here at LAKI HQ. Before sharing several links, here's a stick tap to Kate Archer, who joined the Kings four ye... Read More
At Dodger Stadium yesterday, there was a summit of Los Angeles broadcasting legends as Kings play by play broadcaster Bob Miller presented Dodgers play by play broadcaster Vin Scully with a personalized Kings jersey in commemoration of the 88-year-old Scully's final year behind the microphone. Thank... Read More