The Los Angeles Kings and Fox Sports West today announced a long-term agreement keeping the team’s telecasts on the regional cable sports network “well into the next decade.”
Under the new agreement, Fox Sports West will televise about 75 regular-season Kings game per season, along with selected early-round playoff games and preseason games. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“The L.A. Kings are very excited and proud to continue what has been an extremely rewarding partnership with our friends at Fox Sports West,” said Luc Robitaille, the Kings’ president of Business Operations.
“Los Angeles is truly experiencing a historic period for our franchise, and this new agreement will provide us with multiple opportunities and platforms to showcase our team and its talented group of players for many years to come,” he said.
What is now Fox Sports West has aired Kings games since 1985.
Fox Sports West lost the rights to air Los Angeles Lakers home games when the team signed an agreement in 2011 to shift to a newly created channel operated by Time Warner Cable beginning this fall.