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Bob Miller Gets His Hands on the Stanley Cup

In his 39th season as the “Voice of the Kings,” Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Miller finally got the chance to lift the Stanley Cup.

Captain Dustin Brown presented the 73-year-old with the trophy at the postgame party.

[H/T Rich Hammond]

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LA Kings Remaining on Fox Sports Through 2024

The Los Angeles Kings and Fox Sports West have agreed to terms on a new $250 million deal that will keep the hottest team in hockey on the network through 2024.

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times broke the story Sunday night and has the details:

The contract ranks among the most lucrative local cable deals for any NHL team…

“We’re not only business partners with the Kings. We’re fans of the Kings,” said Steve Simpson, senior vice president and general manager of Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket. “We’re excited to showcase their success on our network.” Read more

Heidi Androl Leaves Fox Sports West Broadcast Team

Los Angeles Kings reporter Heidi Androl has decided not to renew her contact with Fox Sports West for the upcoming 2011-12 NHL season.

Androl shared the news with her Twitter followers Friday afternoon as the club announced the former Apprentice contestant would be “undertaking some exciting new ventures.” but will participate in various projects for the organization during the season.

In addition to her work with the Kings, Androl is a reporter for the NHL Network and Strikeforce mixed martial arts on Showtime.

KTLA-TV Gets A New Sales Team

We got the following press release in our inbox today:

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2008 — KTLA-TV, a Tribune Company television station, today unveiled a new leadership team for its national and local sales operation, announcing the hiring of three talented sales executives with extensive experience in the Los Angeles market.

Patricia Tang has been appointed general sales manager for KTLA, overseeing all of the station’s sales operations. Tang was formerly local sales manager at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles.

Troy Arce has been named local sales manager for KTLA. She had been the local sales manager at KCAL-TV since 2002.

Nancy Caldwell also becomes local sales manager for KTLA, having served as a local account executive for KCBS-TV since 2000.

“Patti, Troy and Nancy are an incredibly strong team that has the advantage of already knowing the Los Angeles market and our viewers,” said John Moczulski, KTLA-TV’s vice president/station manager.

“Most important, they’ve built long-term relationships in the advertising industry that will allow them to move quickly to be successful at KTLA.”

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