In an effort to grow the game of hockey, the Kings and KWKW 1330 AM TU LIGA will broadcast 12 LA Kings home games in Spanish, an increase from last year's 10 broadcasts.
Francisco X. Rivera and Nano Cortés will call all 12 Kings games this season on TU LIGA which was known last year as ESPN Deportes.
Rivera has worked for Fox Deportes, serving as a Play-by-Play Announcer for Major League Baseball games across the United States and is the youngest broadcaster to call a World Series game on Spanish television in the United States.
Cortés has called Los Angeles Clippers games in Spanish for Fox Deportes Los Angeles, as well as served as the official color analyst for Thursday Night Football for DirecTV Sports feed in LatinAmerica.
Video: First Spanish-language Kings broadcast in 20 years
TU LIGA Broadcast Schedule:
- October 12 vs Nashville Predators
- October 13 vs Vegas Golden Knights
- October 19 vs Calgary Flames
- November 2 vs Chicago Blackhawks
- November 30 vs Winnipeg Jets
- December 23 vs St. Louis Blues
- December 31 vs Philadelphia Flyers
- January 4 vs Nashville Predators
- January 29 vs Tampa Bay Lightning
- February 22 vs Colorado Avalanche
- March 9 vs Colorado Avalanche
- March 19 vs Boston Bruins