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Los Angeles Kings' Luc Robitaille and Kelly Cheeseman Recognized by Sports Business Journal as Leaders In Diversity Hiring

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Los Angeles Kings’ Luc Robitaille, President and Kelly Cheeseman, Chief Operating Officer, were recognized by Sports Business Journal for the efforts they have made to advance the sports business careers of women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Robitaille and Cheeseman achieved several milestones for an NHL team with their recent moves:

LA Kings and Wells Fargo Unite to Launch “Team Up for Tech” to Help Underserved Youth Learn From Home

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The LA Kings (NHL), and their long-standing exclusive financial services sponsor, Wells Fargo are joining forces to help students in need across Los Angeles with the launch of “Team Up For Tech” - a new initiative designed to help address the educational needs of underserved youth, many of whom are learning remotely this year. “Team Up for Tech,” will support students in underserved local communities and help combat the technological barriers of distance learning with the donation of mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, headphones and Chromebooks.

LA Kings Blake Bolden Joins Black Girl Hockey Club's Juneteenth Discussion on Race, Hockey and Community

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AEG’s LA Kings scout Blake Bolden, the first African American player in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), recently joined the Black Girl Hockey Club (BGHC) for a Juneteenth Celebration panel discussion on race, hockey and community.

LA Kings Support LGBTQ+ Community With Limited-Edition Pride T-Shirts

Proceeds from sales will benefit You Can Play, an organization that works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports
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AEG’s LA Kings recently launched a limited-edition LA Kings Pride t-shirt, with proceeds from sales to benefit You Can Play, an organization that works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, and pushes towards inclusive culture and policies whether it be on the field, in the stands, or with athletic brands. Fans can purchase a shirt here.

Local Sports Franchises Come Together to Create ‘Teams For LA’ to Benefit the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles

On-Line Donation Platforms Allows the Acquisition of Sports and Music-Related Merchandise Created by AEG, the LA Clippers, LA Galaxy, LA Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, LA Sparks and Rank + Rally Launches Today with All Proceeds to Help Those Impacted by COVID
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AEG, the LA Clippers, LA Galaxy, LA Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, LA Sparks and Rank + Rally recently joined forces to launch the TEAMS FOR LA ON-LINE SUPERSALE to sell logoed team merchandise, as well as classic merchandise from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and the GRAMMY Awards, to benefit Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles.  

LA Kings Host Watch Party for More Than 500 Marines at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

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For the second consecutive year, AEG’s LA Kings partnered with the USO to host a dinner and Watch Party at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center for more than 500 Marines in training on Dec. 14.

Through the combined efforts the Kings recreated the STAPLES Center atmosphere with Go Kings Go chants and giveaways, as the crowd watched the Kings take on the Penguins. Each Marine was also entered to win raffle prizes such as signed jerseys, pucks, sticks and more.

AEG Spreads Cheer With Playworks to Host a “Day of Play” and Beautification Projects at Towne Avenue Elementary School in Carson, Calif. for Annual Service Day

More than 300 AEG employees participate in company Service Day in conjunction with AEG’s charitable holiday initiative, Season of Giving; Donates $10,000 to Towne Avenue Elementary School and designs new school mascot
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In celebration of AEG’s Season of Giving, more than 300 AEG employees from Southern California came together to participate in the company’s annual Service Day on Dec. 6 at Towne Avenue Elementary in Carson, Calif.

LA Kings Team Up with Make-A-Wish Foundation for Annual ‘Hockey Fights Cancer Night’ at STAPLES Center

Club grants its 4th wish in 2019 with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to 12-year-old Jacob Brown; Signs him for a two-day contract to be a part of the team
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AEG’s LA Kings recently hosted its annual Hockey Fight Cancer™ Night, presented by Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer®, at STAPLES Center on Saturday, Nov. 23 in conjunction with the fulfillment of the club’s 4th wish granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2019.

LA Kings to Host Annual Food Drives at STAPLES Center Leading Up to Thanksgiving

LA Kings Annual Thanksgiving Food Drives at STAPLES Center to benefit Friends & Helpers; November 21, 23, 25 & 27
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AEG’s LA Kings will team up with Blue Shield of California to host four Food Drives during the club’s home games at STAPLES Center leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. The LA Kings Food Drives presented by Blue Shield of California will benefit Friends & Helpers which provides support and education for domestic abuse victims.

LA Kings Deliver “Tricks and Treats” to Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

LA Kings’ Halloween-themed annual team visit coincides with the club's three-year pledge of $450,000 to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
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AEG’s LA Kings spent the afternoon yesterday at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) visiting patients and families alongside the LA Kings Ice Crew and team mascot Bailey on Oct. 29.

During the Halloween-themed visit, the entire Kings roster spent the afternoon visiting patients’ rooms, signing autographs, taking photos and leading Halloween-themed arts and crafts. The team visit was in conjunction with the Kings’ longstanding relationship with CHLA and the club’s recent three-year pledge of $450,000 announced at the club’s 20th annual LA Kings Golf Tournament on Sept. 20.

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