Dave is in his seventh season as the Public Address Announcer for the Kings and in his fourth season behind the microphone for LA's proud American Hockey League affiliate, the Ontario Reign. Following a successful 25-year career in the radio industry working for ESPN, ABC, NBC and Westwood One, Dave works as Manager of Alumni Relations for the Kings and also assists with the team's Heritage efforts.
A native of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, hockey was a part of Dave's life from a very early age. He grew up learning the sport on outdoor rinks and played on a Squirt AA State Championship team. Dave attended college at Hofstra University on Long Island, where he majored in Communications and played hockey all four years. He served as team captain during his senior season and was selected as a first-team All-Star twice. Dave also went on to coach at Hofstra following his playing career.
Some of Dave's announcing credits include Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the 2014 Stanley Cup Final with the Kings, the 2014 NHL Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium, the 2017 NHL All-Star Game at STAPLES Center and the International Champions Cup at the Rose Bowl.
In addition to his work with the Kings and Reign, Dave has served as the fill-in Public Address Announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, UCLA basketball and Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy. Previously, he served as PA Announcer for the Long Beach Ice Dogs of the ECHL, worked as the sideline reporter on the Kings radio broadcasts and the locker room reporter for the team's website. Dave has been a featured contributor on numerous national television and radio programs and does voiceover work as well.
Dave, his wife Carly and their three dogs live in Torrance.
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.
This is Michael's first season as one of the hosts for the LA Kings, and he is beyond thrilled to be a part of this organization! This is a dream job for Michael because it combines his two favorite things: Sports and Hosting. Michael has been a host and emcee for over 50 companies and brands throughout his career, and the Kings gig is definitely at the top of his list.
In addition to hosting, Michael works as a commercial and voice over actor and also runs a trivia game company. Some of Michael's credits include: Nintendo, Samsung, Toyota, Mattel, EMS Safety, Sports Illustrated, Capterra Inc, Volkswagen, Honda, Budweiser, Dairy Queen, and more. Michael also has hosted for the Ontario Reign and the LA Lakers for the Lakers Live Skills Challenge.
Without a doubt, the best part of hosting with the Kings is the chance to meet all of the amazing LA Kings fans! Michael loves turning the fans into friends, and he hopes to meet each and every one of you this season. Look for Michael as he hosts fan fest events and watch parties throughout the season and make sure to say hello! He loves the passion, loyalty, and amazing attitude that the Kings fans bring to each and every game and event!
Follow Michael on instagram to keep up to date on all the Kings games and events throughout the season. Follow him on Instagram at @Mikeydelorean.
Danny Hoyt is a rising star in the hosting community and excited to hone his skills to the LA Kings. He's the Gameday Host for the LA Chargers, and has been hosting at the Super Bowl since Super Bowl XLVIII. Danny resume includes hosting the largest online aftershow for "The Bachelor," as well as CBS' Emmy Award Winning show, "Undercover Boss." He writes, produces, and hosts digital daily entertainment news and his previous employers include NBC, CBS, Fox, NBA, NFL, NHL, The Olympics, and The History Channel. Outside of hosting, Danny is a motivational speaker, who was spoken to over 300,000 teens in 33 states.
Kayla is thrilled to be joining the LA Kings organization for the first time this year as an in-arena host!
A native of Southwest Missouri, Kayla attended the University of Missouri where she majored in Communications and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and the Mizzou Golden Girls dance team. Through Golden Girls, she enjoyed a front row seat to every Mizzou football and basketball game and will never forget when the Tigers were #1 in the nation… for a week.
Prior to her role with the Kings, Kayla spent three years with FOX Sports Midwest in St. Louis, Missouri, serving as the network host covering Mizzou and the Cardinals, Blues, and Rams. During her time at FSMW, Kayla represented FOX Sports at three MLB All-Star games, Super Bowl XLVIII in New York City as well as FOX Sports' "Spring Training to the Troops" in Grafenwoehr, Germany and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
For the past two years, Kayla served as a digital host and video content producer for Sports Illustrated's FanSided in Chicago, Illinois. Her role included daily stand-up videos covering all the latest happenings in sports and entertainment, daily Facebook Live segments, weekly digital shows, as well as interviews with prominent names across sports and entertainment.
Wanting to further her career and look for new opportunities, Kayla moved back to Los Angeles in June, 2018, after a previous stint following college. Kayla was ecstatic to learn she landed the role as one of the LA Kings in-arena hosts for the 2018-19 season and feels very fortunate to represent one of the most respected teams in hockey while working alongside such an amazingly-talented, fun, and supportive group of individuals.
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.