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Los Angeles Kings Agree on Multi-Year Contract with KABC

July 21st, 2014 at 5:05 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Both the Los Angeles Kings and TalkRadio 790 KABC announced that they have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract for TalkRadio 790 KABC to serve as the new radio home for the Kings.

“We are thrilled to partner with Cumulus and TalkRadio 790 KABC as we announce this agreement.” said Kings President, Business Operations, Luc Robitaille. “They are a strong and visible media and broadcasting brand in our community, and they have a great overall reputation as a business and in the radio industry in particular. Our combined efforts will undoubtedly broaden the reach of the Kings with our current fans and in the broader community.”

Cumulus-owner of TalkRadio 790 KABC will serve as the Kings new flagship radio station beginning this season for all Kings regular season, playoff and preseason games.

“We’re excited to add the Stanley Cup-winning L.A. Kings to our national roster of sports broadcasting partnerships.” John Dickey, Executive Vice President & Co-Chief Operating Officer of Cumulus said. “Airing games on TalkRadio 790 KABC will anchor an exciting live and local entertainment platform serving millions of Kings supporters through radio, digital and events.”

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Lord Stanley: Summer with the Los Angeles Kings Update

July 20th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Hockey is the only sport that does this. Where the championship trophy gets to spend a day with each player of the team. It’s a lot of planning and scheduling, but it gets done seamlessly every time. The first time it was new for the Kings in 2012, but in 2014 they were much more familiar with the process. This summer the Los Angeles Kings will once again be the team that spends the summer with the greatest trophy in sports, The Stanley Cup.

Here is the Schedule of Stanley thus far:

June 14 and 15: With players at the Beach, South Bay, CA

June 16: Parade at STAPLES Center and Jimmy Kimmel, Los Angeles, CA

June 17: Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles, CA

June 18: South Bay Parade, Los Angeles, CA

June 19-21: Las Vegas, NV with the Players

June 21: Part at Luc Robitaille’s House, Los Angeles, CA

June 22: Part At Stoll’s House (Birthday), Hermosa Beach, CA

June 23 and 24: NHL Awards, Las Vegas, NV

June 26-28: NHL Draft, Philadelphia, PA

June 29: Mark Yannetti, Topsfield, MA

June 30: Hubie McDonough, Manchester, NH

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Trevor Lewis: How He Got to the Stanley Cup

July 16th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Here is the story of Los Angeles Kings forward Trevor Lewis’ career and how he made it to the Stanley Cup.

He was born on January 8, 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lewis started playing amateur in 2004. He played for the Owen Sound (OHL 2006-07) and Des Moines (USHL 2005-06). In the OHL he represented in the Western Conference of the 2007 OHL-All-Star Classic. While in the USHL he was named player of the year, Forward of the year, selected as the USHL’s First-Team All-Star, played in the USHL Prospects All-Star game and received the Curt Hammer Award, which is for the USHL’s player who best combines character and skill on and off the ice.

After an amazing season like that Lewis went to the big leagues.

The 6’1” 198- pounder was drafted in 2006 by the Kings as the 17th overall pick, and signed him to a three-year entry level contract.

He played for the Owen Sound before making his debut with the Kings AHL team the Manchester Monarchs. In 2008 he made his NHL debut and in 2011 he signed a two-year extension with the Kings.

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Slava Voynov: How He Got to the Stanley Cup

July 16th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Vyacheslav Leonidovich Voynov, better known as the talented Los Angeles Kings defenseman, Slava Voynov and his story on how he made it to the Stanley Cup.

Voynov was born on January 15, 1990, in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Voynov’s career started in 2005-08 when he appeared and played in Russia’s Super League, for the team Traktor Chelyabinsk. And in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft he became the Kings 32nd overall pick.

He played for the Kings American Hockey League team the Manchester Monarchs, from 2008- 11, participating the AHL-All-Star Game in 2011 representing the Easter Conference.

In the 2011-12 season Voynov began playing for the Kings and played some key defense and scored some key goals to help the Kings win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

The 2013 season was a lockout and Voynov went back to the Monarchs until the lockout was over but on June 18th, 2013, Voynov and the LA Kings agreed on a six year, $25 million contract extension.

In 2014 Voynov made it to the Winter Olympics in Sochi and played for Team Russia. He also helped the Kings win their second Stanley Cup in franchise history, during a playoff run where three defenseman became injured, Voynov stepped up. He ranked number one in the NHL in games played during the playoffs.

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Kyle Clifford: How He Got to the Stanley Cup

July 16th, 2014 at 11:21 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Here is the story of Los Angeles Kings, Kyle Frank Clifford’s career and how he made it to the Stanley Cup.

Clifford was born on January 13, 1991 in Ayr, ON, Canada.

From 2007- 10 he played for the OHL’s Barrie Cults. In a 184 game he gained 100 points (45G-55A) and totaled 327 penalty minutes. He helped them Advance to the OHL Championship in the 2009-10 season but they ended up losing.

The 6’2” 211-pund forward that shoots left, was the second round 35th overall pick in the 2009 NHL Draft by the Kings. He played for the Manchester Monarchs from 2009-10 (helping them advance to the AHL’s Easter Conference Finals) and earned a spot on the Kings roster after the 2010-11 seasons training camp. He scored his first NHL goal December 9, 2010. That season he also led the Kings in penalty minutes, second among NHL rookies, fifth of the Kings in hits 138, making him third among NHL rookies, he tied the club lead for most playoff goals and points and he had the most points by a rookie in the playoffs for the Kings.

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