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Kings give Bob Miller thrilling, star-studded sendoff

Longtime broadcaster's final home game was dramatic overtime win @NHLdotcom

Miller calls tying, winning goals

CHI@LAK: Miller calls a comeback in final home game

In his final home game as broadcaster of the Kings, Bob Miller calls Dustin Brown's game-tying goal and Drew Doughty's overtime winner

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The Los Angeles Kings didn't want Bob Miller's final home game to end. So they went into overtime before winning one for their beloved broadcaster of 44 years.

The Kings, who have spent all weekend saluting Miller, one of hockey's greatest voices, tied the game late and won it on Drew Doughty's 11th goal of the season.

Miller's call, as fans would come to expect, hit just the right note.

It was the perfect capper to "Bob Miller Appreciation Night" at Staples Center. The Kings wore customized jerseys with the name Bob and number 44 on the back, with the player's name stitched into the second four and an autograph on the first four.

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The game jerseys featured a special patch honoring Miller's service with the team.

Miller was also given a star-studded farewell, because you don't spend 44 years in Los Angeles without gaining some pretty famous fans.

Along with hockey broadcasters Barry Melrose and Doc Emrick, celebrities like Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. and "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak shared well wishes.

Tweet from @LAKings: .@NHLBarryMelrose talks about the positivity that Bob Miller brought to the LA Kings. #ThankYouBob

Tweet from @LAKings: Bryant Gumbel, on @RealSportsHBO, highlights how Bob Miller brought LA Kings hockey to the forefront of LA. #ThankYouBob

Tweet from @LAKings: Doc Emrick, from @NBCSports, reminds us all that Bob Miller was the first announcer of the Mighty Ducks. #ThankYouBob

Tweet from @LAKings: Best wishes from @patsajak #ThankYouBob

Tweet from @LAKings: Jerry @BRUCKHEIMERJB thanks Bob Miller for all the memories he has given LA Kings fans. #ThankYouBob

Tweet from @LAKings: .@cubagoodingjr speaks about how the LA Kings will never be the same without Bob Miller. #ThankYouBob

Miller's final broadcast will be Sunday when the Kings play at the Anaheim Ducks.

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