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LA Kings Win Mobile Excellence Award

Already known for their excellent social media presence, the Los Angeles Kings can now hang their hat on their mobile app.

The hockey organization was awarded the Best Mobile Entertainment For Sports award during the 2012 Mobile Excellence Awards earlier this week, beating out  Electronic Arts, FIFA 12, StepLeader, Duck Commander iPhone App and Vibes Media, Wrestlemania XXIX Sweepstakes.

The app was released in January and includes news, interactive roster, video clips and “Kings Vision Raw,” providing fans behind-the-scenes clips of Kings players and events.

“We’re proud to be honored for our LA Kings Mobile App powered by Verizon,” said Jonathan Lowe, AEG Sports vice president, marketing. “By leveraging the Verizon network, we’ve launched innovate live video services that set us apart and provides fans great value. Our technology partner, Mobile Roadie, did an excellent job, along with our in-house team of Dewayne Hankins and Pat Donahue. And, of course, we appreciate Verizon, whose support helped make this App possible.”

Now, if only they had an app to end the lockout …
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