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LA Kings First Play-By-Play Voice, Jiggs McDonald, Reminisces - Part 2

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In the final installment of a two-part series on the Los Angeles Kings first play-by-play announcer, Jiggs McDonald, who will fill in for the legendary Bob Miller on tonight’s Fox Sports West telecast when the Kings skate at the BB&T Center against the Florida Panthers, McDonald shared his thoughts on how hockey has changed since 1967, and more on what it was like to work for the Kings first owner Jack Kent Cooke. 2,149 more words

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LA Kings First Play-By-Play Voice, Jiggs McDonald, Reminisces

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Years before the Voice of the Kings, Bob Miller, began his 44 years behind the mic for the Los Angeles Kings, Jiggs McDonald, a Hall of Famer in his own right who will fill in for Miller on February 9 when the Kings skate against the Florida Panthers, called the action for the Kings for their first five seasons in the National Hockey League. 2,775 more words

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Did You Know That The LA Kings Had To Trade For Their First Head Coach?

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LOS ANGELES — Until 2006, when Dean Lombardi took over as their President/General Manager, the Los Angeles Kings’ history of trades was characterized by very few good trades and a ton of really bad ones, with a considerable number bordering on tragic. 1,217 more words

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Mike Corrigan Has A Lot Of Fond Memories of His Time With The LA Kings

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FROZEN ROYALTY EXCLUSIVE: Part 1 of a two-part story featuring the memories of right wing Mike Corrigan, who shared some interesting stories about his time with the Los Angeles Kings exclusively with Frozen Royalty. 1,814 more words

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Proud To Be One of the Original Los Angeles Kings: Defenseman Bob Wall

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LOS ANGELES — 50 years ago, the Los Angeles Kings were a brand, spanking new National Hockey League franchise, one of six added when the NHL decided to expand from its Original Six teams in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Montreal, New York and Toronto. 1,929 more words

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If the Sun Don't Shine, I'll Be Just Fine

The simple thing about dreams is, they don’t always turn out like Cinderella’s night at the Ball. Life is not a fairytale. Reality can be cruel. 234 more words

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