The 2019-20 season will be Dieter's 25th with the Kings and his 31st consecutive NHL season. Among his responsibilities, he plays the organ, DJ's and sounds the Kings goal horns.
A native of Los Angeles, Ruehle got his start playing the organ at sporting events in 1984 when he was hired by the Los Angeles Lazers of the Major Indoor Soccer League at the age of 15. Ruehle played the organ at his first NHL game on October 5, 1989 (Kings vs Toronto) at the age of 20. In 1992, after three seasons with the Kings, Ruehle was hired by the San Jose Sharks where he spent five seasons as the organist for the Sharks ('92-'93 thru '96-'97). After one season with the Phoenix Coyotes during the '97-'98 season, Ruehle returned to the Kings for the '98-'99 season, which was the Kings final season at The Forum. After the opening of STAPLES Center, Ruehle was hired by the Los Angeles Lakers, Sparks (WNBA) and Avengers (AFL).
Ruehle's work has been heard at two Stanley Cup Finals with the Kings: 2012 and 2014, and five NBA Finals with the Lakers: 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2010, and two World Series with the Dodgers: 2017 and 2018.
Ruehle played the organ at Men's and Women's Ice Hockey games at four Winter Olympics: 2014 in Sochi, Russia, 2010 in Vancouver, 2006 in Torino, Italy, and 2002 in Salt Lake. He also DJ'd at Men's and Women's Basketball games at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics.
Ruehle has played the organ at six NBA All-Star games, and at two NHL All-Star games. Ruehle also played the organ music on EA Sports' video games NHL '94, NHL '95 and NHL '96.
In 2018 Ruehle worked directly with Kobe Bryant on The Punies children's podcast, created by Kobe Bryant.
VickOne was born and raised in Los Angeles. He grew up in Glendale and has always had a passion for hip hop and DJing. His passion soon turned into a reality when he saved enough money to purchase his own turntables.
VickOne has toured the world with The Pharcyde and has mixed the Official GRAMMY's after party at STAPLES Center for several years. He has also done extravagant parties artists such as Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West.
Now, in addition to his role on 92.3, VickOne can be heard as the official in-game mixer for the LA Kings, the LA Galaxy soccer team, LA Chargers football team and UCLA Football.
VickOne is Big Boy's official show mixer. Hear him Monday through Friday from 5 am-10 am on REAL 92.3.