The LA Kings and FOX Sports West released their 78-game television schedule for the 2019-20 season, the club's 20th Anniversary campaign at STAPLES Center.
In addition, the Kings announced all Kings preseason, regular season and postseason contests will again be streamed live on the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio, and one dozen home games will be broadcast on Spanish Radio.
All 82 Kings regular season games will be broadcast locally or on national television with regular season coverage of LA Kings Hockey on FOX Sports West, including the club's season opener in Edmonton on Saturday, October 5 as well as the Kings' home opener on October 12.
LA Kings Broadcast Schedule
Kings television play-by-play announcer Alex Faust returns for his third season and is joined by analyst Jim Fox in the Kings broadcast booth. Fox, the former Kings forward, is entering his 30th season as the club's television analyst.
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From the production truck, Steven "Hoover" Dorfman will begin his 11th season on Kings telecasts, serving as the producer, and Mike Hassan will again direct the telecasts, a position he has held since 1995.
Games will air this season on FOX Sports West, Prime Ticket and KCOP-TV/Channel 13. As part of game coverage the Emmy Award Winning LA Kings Live returns prior to and immediately following all home and road telecasts on FOX Sports West.
Patrick O'Neal will serves as host, sitting alongside Daryl Evans for road games, while former Kings forward and two-time Stanley Cup winner Jarret Stoll is back on LA Kings Live for home telecasts. Fox will also join pre and postgame shows to offer viewers further analysis.
In addition, LA Kings Insider Beat Reporter Jon Rosen will offer updates and reports before and after games on the road, while Carrlyn Bathe is back for her second season to deliver interviews and updates surrounding home telecasts.
Connected, original, fast-paced and fun, the half-hour program brings fans closer to the team with player and coach interviews, game analysis and more.
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On radio, the Kings and iHeartMedia Los Angeles will team-up and extend the innovative digital partnership the two teams launched last year as all Kings games stream live on the LA Kings Audio Network, a custom station available on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live streaming radio service.
Hall of Famer Nick Nickson returns for his 39th season as the radio voice of the Kings and Evans will serve as Nickson's partner for the 21st consecutive season.
On the radio, only three current club broadcasting duos have worked together longer than Evans and Nickson (Toronto - Joe Bowen and Jim Ralph started together in 1997-98; Detroit - Ken Kal and Paul Woods started together in 1995-96; and Ottawa - Dean Brown and Gord Wilson started together in 1992-93).
Also returning to the TV programming lineup in 2019-20 is LA Kings Weekly, Hosted by Bathe. The half-hour show airs every Thursday beginning on October 11 and takes Kings fans behind the scenes with exclusive interviews, unique features and more.
To start the season, the LA Kings Season Preview Special will debut on September 24 at 9 p.m. on Prime Ticket following live coverage of the Kings-Vancouver contest.
As previously announced, the following Kings games this season will be broadcast on NBCSN: October 9 (at Vancouver), January 8 (vs. Dallas), January 29 (vs. Tampa Bay), February 12 (vs. Calgary), February 26 (vs. Pittsburgh) and March 1 (at Vegas).
The Kings-Colorado Stadium Series contest in Colorado Springs will also be broadcast on NBC.