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Encyclopedia > Bob Miller (sports announcer)

Bob Miller is best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Kings team of the National Hockey League. Miller has held that post with the team since 1973. The Los Angeles Kings are a National Hockey League team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. // Facts Founded: 1967 Arena: Staples Center Former Home Arenas: Long Beach Sports Arena (part of 1967), Los Angeles Sports Arena (part of 1967); The Forum (1967-1999) Uniform colors: Purple, black, and silver Logo... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ...


A native of Chicago, Miller received his degree in communication studies from the University of Iowa. While there, he began his broadcasting career, covering the school's football and baseball games. Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The University of Iowa is a major national research university located on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City, Iowa, USA, on the Iowa River in East Central Iowa. ...


After his graduation in 1960, Miller began working in telelvision sports journalism in Wisconsin. He later would add announcing duties for the football, basketball and hockey teams at the University of Wisconsin. 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The University of Wisconsin is a public university in the state of Wisconsin. ...


Miller was hired by the Los Angeles Kings in 1973 and has been their play-by-play announcer since that time. His being based in Los Angeles has also meant that he has often been called upon by the entertainment industry to do voice or on-camera work for television shows and movies that have featured hockey scenes narrated by an announcer. This article is about the largest city in California. ...


Miller has been inducted into the broadcaster's wing of the Hockey Hall of Fame, into the Los Angeles Kings Hall of Fame, into the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame and into the Southern Califironia Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He is due in 2006 to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The press box at Staples Center is named in his honor. The Hockey Hall of Fame in a former bank building The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, celebrates the history of ice hockey, with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with... An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ... Staples Center as seen in daylight Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in downtown Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District. ...


Miller is married, and he and his wife have had two children.


 
 

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