NEW YORK (April 22, 2010) – NHL Governor and AEG Sports President and CEO Timothy Leiweke is today’s guest on NHL Hour With Commissioner Gary Bettman on NHL.com and SIRIUS XM Radio at 6 p.m. ET. AEG, the parent company of the Los Angeles Kings, is considered one of the world’s leading presenters in the professional sports and entertainment industry.
Leiweke, in his 14th year with AEG, was instrumental in acquiring and merging more than 50 divisions and companies whose alliances create a global live entertainment organization. He recently was selected by the Sports Business Journal as Sports Executive of the Year.
Leiweke’s latest venture L.A. Live, a multi-faceted entertainment district that is adjacent to the STAPLES Center, will serve as host to prospects, their families, media and Club representatives when NHL Entry Draft comes to Los Angeles in June.
NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman broadcasts live on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET on NHL Home Ice (XM Channel 204 and on SIRIUS Channel 208 as part of the “Best of XM” programming package) and NHL.com. The show will re-air on SIRIUS XM Radio, with archived shows available for download via podcast on NHL.com.
The show encourages fans to call in with questions. To submit questions to NHL Hour call 1-877-645-6696. NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman is a production of NHL Radio.