The Kings will also tomorrow night wear their Vintage Jerseys for the third time this season.
The club’s final Legends Night will be on March 19 when the Kings honor Bob Pulford
. The Series kicked-off on January 15 when the Kings honored Rogie Vachon
To read a feature story on Berry written by LAKings.com beat writer Rich Hammond
, click here
To hear a special podcast featuring Berry conducted by Nick Nickson
, click here
Last week FS West and the Kings aired two portions of a sit-down interview featuring Berry as conducted by Bob Miller
To view one of those portions – the third and final portion will run tonight, Wednesday, on FS West during the Kings-Ducks broadcast -- click here
Berry was a player and head coach during his tenure the Kings, one of four men (Pulford, Mike Murphy
and Larry Robinson
are the others) to hold that distinction.
A left winger, Berry played seven seasons in Los Angeles en route to recording 350 points during his NHL career. One of Berry’s highlights came in 1974-75 when he played in all 80 Kings games as that club earned a record 105 points and 42 wins.
After his playing career ended Berry took over the coaching reigns of the Kings for three seasons, including helping lead the Kings to a 43-24-13 record in 1980-81. While the club’s head coach, Berry – who most recently served the club as a pro scout -- helped form the now-famous Triple Crown Line of Marcel Dionne
, Dave Taylor
and Charlie Simmer
Berry will also receive a Breitling watch courtesy of Morgan’s Jewelers as part of the evening.
The Kings open a six-game homestand beginning tomorrow against the Wild at 7:30 p.m. The first 10,000 fans in attendance tomorrow night will receive a Rally Towel courtesy of McDonald’s.
for all information.
The homestand concludes on March 7 against Dallas. All six games will be broadcast on FS West, KTLK AM 1150 and along the Kings Radio Network.
The Kings’ 10th and final consecutive game away from STAPLES Center takes place tonight in Anaheim at 7 p.m. (FS West, KTLK 1150 and along the Kings Radio Network).