Actor and former professional football player Isaiah Mustafa will serve as the special celebrity guest of honor for Hockey Night in LA presented by Attendee.com this Saturday, March 30, when the LA Kings host the Chicago Blackhawks at STAPLES Center.
Mustafa is set to appear in the feature film IT: Chapter 2, which premieres on September 6. In the film, he portrays Mike Hanlon and stars opposite Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader and Bill Skarsgard.
Isaiah Mustafa's interest in acting began in high school though it wasn't until his departure from the NFL that he decided to pursue it professionally.
He stars as Luke Garroway in the Freeform series Shadowhunters: Mortal Instruments, which is currently in its final season.
Other credits include feature films such as Horrible Bosses, After the Reality, Old Days, The Three Stooges and Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family. He has also recurred on ABC's Charlie's Angels and CW's Nikita amongst other comedies and dramas.
Upon graduating college Mustafa joined the NFL where he played as a wide receiver from 1997-00 on the Titans (1997), Raiders (1999), Browns (1999) and Seahawks (2000).
Hockey Night in LA is a series of special weekend games in which club broadcasts and activations in and around STAPLES Center include celebrity guests, debate-themed programming and outdoor fan fests featuring live music acts.
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Mustafa joins Ron Burgundy, Eric Stonestreet, Colin Hanks, Jeff Garlin, Michael Vartan, Kevin Ryder, Retta, Andy Lassner, Thomas Middleditch, Willie O'Ree, Haley Joel Osment and Snoop Dogg as the Celebrity Guest of Honors to date this season.
The Kings close their three-game road trip tonight at Vancouver at 7 pm. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West, the FOX Sports App and the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio with pregame shows starting at 6:30 pm.